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 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...

Life Drawing- Body Positivity, Diversity and Inclusivity (facilitated, but no formal instruction)

Sundays, (bi weekly) 11.00am : 2.00pm
January 14- June 16, 2024
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 diversity in age, gender and body shape. This group is for both amateur and experienced artists, and we...

Life Drawing End of Year Exhibition (free)

Sunday, 13.00 : 16.00 PM
June 16, 2024
Maplewood House

Instructor:  Sandrine Pelisser

Adult & Youth // Fundamental
Our life drawing group is excited to invite you to our End-of-Year Show this Sunday at Maplewood House. Join us from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM for an afternoon filled with exceptional artwork created by our talented artists. Each unique drawing is priced at $40, providing...

Camp Creative Pro D Day: Poetic Theatre

Friday, May 3rd 2024
Friday 8:30am : 3:30pm
Maplewood House

Instructor:  Maryan Cerina

Children // Camp Creative
At Camp Creative, we use imagination At Camp Creative, we play in the sun At Camp Creative, we show our love for nature   Welcome to the Magical World of Joseph Cornell’s Art Camp! Explore the enchanting creations of Joseph Cornell, a artist and filmmaker,...