About Arts Education

North Van Arts offers arts education in the form of courses, workshops, and camps programming for all ages, interests and abilities.

Creative Escape

Character Development Through Textiles (Rescheduled)

Saturday, 10.00am : 4.00pm & Sunday, 10.00am : 4.00pm
April 20 & 21, 2024 (2 days)
Maplewood House

Instructor:  Eleanor Hannan

Course Description: Create characters and scenes inspired by ancient Greek friezes and the Bayeux Tapestry. Use fabric techniques to craft your visual narrative in a horizontal band or panel style. Join our two-day “Character Development Through Textiles”...

Needle Felting for (all levels)

Thursdays, 6.00pm : 9.00pm (3 weeks)
April 25, May 9, May, 16 2024
Cityscape Gallery

Instructor:  Kim O'Brien

Fundamental / Creative Escape
Welcome to our three-week felting series! Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced crafter, each week offers a unique exploration into the world of needle felting as part of a community. After each session, you can take the materials home. This means you can...

Creative Writing: Reimagining spaces and ourselves: (Online)

Thursdays, 7.00pm : 8.30pm
Thursdays, February 29 - March 14 | March 21 - April 4 | April 11 - 25 April (Three 3-week courses)"
“The question is not what you look at but what you see.” - Thoreau 

Instructor:  MJ Holec

Adult & Youth // Creative Escape
Discover your creative voice through our experiential writing course. Enjoy relaxed online sessions, suitable for both beginners and experienced writers. Connect with your surroundings, uncover your unique writing style, and boost your confidence—all from the coziness...