Adult & Youth

All About Mushrooms: An Olfactory Play Workshop

Sunday 3.30pm – 5:00pm
May 28th, 2023
Wild Bird Trust Maplewood Flats 2649 Dollarton Hwy, North Vancouver, BC V7H 1B1

Instructor:  Isabelle Kirouac

$25 | Registration Required Experiment with mushroom inspired scents! We will explore the world of volatile molecules and open our noses by going on a scent walk. From there, we will classify mushrooms on an aromatic wheel, and engage in drawing games...

Birds of the Inlet – Songs & Stories

Saturday 9:30 am – 11:00am
May 27th, 2023

Instructor:  Les George

  *Free, Registration Required An opportunity for all ages, including children and families, to learn about stories that reveal the relations between birds and Tsleil-Waututh members on these lands and waters, inspiring creative expression of birds in the rest of...

Feathers & Fungi Naturalist Walk

Saturday 1pm – 3:30pm
May 27th, 2023

Instructor:  Willoughby Arevalo

*Free, Registration Required Learn all about the relations between birds and mushrooms! Join us on a walk in the woods to observe and learn about the ecological relationships between avians and fungi, exploring how they work together to create food and habitat...

Forest Movement Practice

Sunday 10.30pm – 12:30pm
May 28th, 2023
Wild Bird Trust Maplewood Flats 2649 Dollarton Hwy, North Vancouver, BC V7H 1B1

Instructor:  Isabelle Kirouac

*$10| Registration Required Participants will engage in movement-based and embodied meditative activities inspired by the natural world. How do fungi move? Are mycelial networks similar to our own fascial web? How can we open our senses to connect with the natural...

Cityscape Date Nights: First Thursdays

Thursday, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Feb 2 , Mar 2, Apr 6, May 4, Jun 1, 2023
We encourage individuals to come out and create with us as well

Instructor:  Jinfei Wang, Surnoor Singh, Hollis Nelson, Joyelle Goldbard, Sandrine Pelissier

Adult & Youth // Creative Escape
Our monthly CityScape Date Night series began on Thursday, February 2. Our last Date Night in the series is on, Thursday, June 1: Drag Life Drawing with Sandrine Pelissier. Date Nights can be between two friends, two family members, two partners, siblings, etc....

Shibori Dyeing with Natural Fibre Fabrics

Sunday, 10.30am - 4.00pm
Feb 26, 2023
Maplewood House

Instructor:  Mariana Frochtengarten

Adult & Youth // Creative Escape
Journey through the world of textiles with our in-house fabric dying expert. Learn how to dye natural fabrics using the principles of the Japanese Shibori dyeing method.   The workshop will include.  Different ways of folding, pleating, wrapping, tying, and...

Intro to Watercolour

Tuesdays, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
May 9 - June 13, 2023
Maplewood House

Instructor:  Surnoor Singh

Adult & Youth // Fundamental
Create your own landscape painting in this introductory watercolor class. Learn techniques and materials for handling watercolour paints. “In popular opinion, watercolor is a very tough medium. I want to deconstruct this notion through my class and demonstrate...

Intro to Acrylics

Tuesdays, 6.45pm - 8.45pm
March 28 - May 2, 2023
Maplewood House

Instructor:  Jinfei Wang

Adult & Youth // Fundamental
Explore acrylic painting and awaken your creative skills. Within this 6 week class you will practice perspective, design theory, and composition. The course covers a number of genres including still life, abstract, landscape and figurative painting. In our inspiring...

Life Drawing- Body Positivity, Diversity and Inclusivity

Sundays, (bi weekly) 11.00am - 2.00pm
February 5 - June 11, 2023
Maplewood House

Instructor:  Sandrine Pelisser

Adult & Youth // Fundamental
Come join us to practice your drawing skills in a friendly, non-competitive environment. We alternate professional models that will pose unclothed, aiming for a diversity in age, gender and body shapes. This group is for both amateur and experienced artists, and we...

North Van Arts Open Studio (Cancelled)

Maplewood House

Instructor:  Domenica Mastromatteo

Adult & Youth // Fundamental
We had to cancel North Van Arts Open Studio Time. If you are interested in learning more about this programme or being notified if we start running it again, please email Stephanie Blundell – stephanieb@northvanarts.ca   North Van Arts Open Studio Time was...