About Arts Education

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


North Shore Art Hive

Sat 2-4pm
July 9 - Aug 28 (8 weeks)
Maplewood House

Instructor: Domenica Mastromatteo

North Shore Art Hive: where everyone is an artist. Learn how to use art to manage stress in your everyday life with a focus on our natural resources. What is an Art Hive? We believe art making is a human behavior that offers the meaning-making tools required to adjust...

Intro to Portrait Drawing

Sundays 10am - 12pm
May 15 - June 19, 2022 (6 weeks)
online via Zoom

Instructor: Clement Yeh

Intro to Portrait Drawing – intermediate Sundays, May 15 – June 19 Online 10am – noon An intro to exploring the human face: structure, proportion, shading, and expression. This course depends on prior knowledge and confidence in using drawing...

Intro to Drawing

Sundays 10:00am-12:00pm
Apr 3 - May 8, 2022
Online Class via Zoom

Instructor: Clement Yeh

Intro to Drawing – beginner An introduction to the fundamental concepts of drawing- seeing and analyzing shapes, edges, lines, textures, and values. Through exercises and reading handouts, we explore the process of visually analyzing the world and capturing that...

Writing for Mental Health

Thursdays 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Online Class via Zoom

Instructor: Taslim Jaffer

Register for one session, or all three. Each session will run independently. so choose the topic of interest to you. Writing Your Way Calm Online class Thursdays 7pm-8pm Jan 20 – Feb 10, 2022 $68/$48 Join writing instructor, Taslim Jaffer, in writing sessions designed...