Family Sunday: Chinese Ink & Watercolour Paintings

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EXPLORATIONS IN INK & WATERCOLOUR:   Learn about Chinese ink and watercolour painting traditions, inspired by the exhibition Karen Tam: With wings like clouds hung from the sky.  Guest artist Ming Yeung will lead free–style Chinese painting demonstrations in the Gallery, applying two or three layers of  watercolour paint in … Continue reading

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Family Day at Children’s Art Festival

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Family Sunday is a free arts event that occurs once per exhibition in the Gallery.  For the February session, we are hosting the event to coincide with BC Family Day and the Richmond Children’s Art Festival.  Join us throughout the day for exhibition tours and hands on workshops with the … Continue reading

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Family Sunday : Mixed Media Painting

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Family Sunday is a free arts event that occurs once per exhibition in the Gallery.  Join us in December for painting projects inspired by the work of Pierre Vassura. Guest artist Russna Kaur will lead demonstrations on how to create colourful mixed media paintings full of shapes, patterns and symmetry. All … Continue reading

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Family Sunday – Book Arts and Sculptures

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Families are welcome to drop-in for an artist-facilitated studio activity and family-friendly tours based on the art gallery’s current exhibitions by Wen-Li Chen and Xiaojing Yan.  Please note this exhibition contains pine needles and may cause a reaction to those with pine allergies.  This session will be all about family … Continue reading

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Family Day at the Children’s Art Festival

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The Richmond Art Gallery is joining in the fun of the Richmond Children’s Art Festival with a full day of art activities! The Children’s Art Festival is an annual event where the Richmond Cultural Centre transforms into a vibrant, colourful atmosphere with interactive workshops, activities and events tailored for children … Continue reading

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Family Sunday – Final Session for 2017

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Free family fun on the fourth Sunday of the month! Join us in October for projects inspired by the Eternal Return exhibition with a variety of hands-on art activities in the Gallery Program Room, live musical performances in the Gallery by the Richmond Delta Youth Orchestra, and a story-time inspired by … Continue reading

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Family Sunday September Session with Lucien Durey

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Meet the artist!  This month exhibiting artist Lucien Durey will lead a hands-on art activity inspired by his sculptures in the Eternal Return exhibition.  Work on making your own colourful mobiles and learn more about the artist’s creative inspiration. All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult.  All art … Continue reading

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Family Sunday – August Session

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Let’s draw about summer!  Learn to draw from real life as you develop colourful drawings of flowers, fruit, and more of nature’s summer bounty.  All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. PLEASE NOTE: SESSION HELD IN CULTURAL CENTRE ATRIUM (Room located behind Lelum coffee cart) Activities include: … Continue reading

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Family Sunday – July Session

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Wish You Were Here! Create your own watercolour postcard to send to family and friends. This month Family Sunday is focused on Canadian landscapes, inspired by our Beyond the Horizon exhibition.  Join in the fun as you learn about the genre of landscape art and how to develop a small … Continue reading

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Family Sunday : June Session

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Featuring Guest Artist Sean Karemaker Join us for large collaborative drawings with artist Sean Karemaker at this month’s Family Sunday. Sean’s unique drawing style utilizes pen and ink to develop intricate drawings that tell a story.  Learn some basic techniques from the artist to work on large scroll drawings to illustrate your … Continue reading

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Family Sunday: May Session

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Featuring Guest Performances of Omnis Temporalis Music and visual art combine in this month’s session of Family Sunday.  Mark Haney leads short live theatrical performances throughout the afternoon to bring the story of comic novella George Sprott: 1894-1975 to life. Families are welcome to watch the performances, then meet the … Continue reading

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Family Sunday : April Session

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Do you like to tell stories? Comics are a simple way to tell a story using images to illustrate actions, events and characters. Draw your own cartoon characters using a variety of artist’s tools and materials to design funny faces, outrageous bodies and the many dynamic actions and unique stories … Continue reading

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Family Sunday March 2017

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Make your own artistic universe! Join us in the Richmond Cultural Centre Performance Hall to explore the cosmos using paint and a printing press to create your own one-of-a-kind outer space artwork. Listen to music, immerse yourself in digital visuals and make your own colourful prints with the entire family. … Continue reading

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Family Sunday February 2017

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Work with a guest artist this month!  Inspired by the artwork of Meryl McMaster, families will create their own self-portraits with guest artist instructor Anna Talbot. Anna is a graduate of Emily Carr University where she majored in printmaking, and has an active art practice which includes wearable art, textiles, … Continue reading

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Family Sunday : January session

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Join us in January for fun wearable art projects inspired by the work of Meryl McMaster. Create a new identity for yourself using a variety of materials for masks, hats, and other costume elements.  All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. Activities include: Wearable Art Project Story … Continue reading

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Family Sunday

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HYBRID CREATURES: Artists often use symbols to tell a visual story without words. View the works of Diyan Achjadi and Shawn Hunt to explore the world of symbols and create your own 3D sculptures that tell a story. Free, fun, fabulous!  Family Sunday is a free drop-in art program for … Continue reading

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Family Sunday

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ANIMAL PRINTS: What is your favourite story featuring an animal or mythical beast?  Families will combine drawing and printmaking to develop colourful images based on old myths or fairy tales, inspired by the works of Diyan Achjadi and Shawn Hunt. Free, fun, fabulous!  Family Sunday is a free drop-in art … Continue reading

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Family Sunday

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FANTASTICAL FORESTS: Families can draw and colour their own fantasy forest, inspired by the work of Rick Leong. Learn how to use a variety of drawing and painting materials to develop mixed media works on paper. Free, fun, fabulous!  Family Sunday is a free drop-in art program for families to … Continue reading

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Family Sunday

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MARK-MAKING MASTERPIECES Learn to “go with the flow” when using ink.  The Family Sunday Crew will demonstrate how to use various drawing and painting tools to create a variety of effects using ink and water as your art medium. PLUS MUSIC WITH  GUEST DJ ZASZ Groove to the beats provided … Continue reading

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Family Sunday

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NATURE IN WATERCOLOUR PLUS GUEST ARTIST WORKSHOP WITH RHONDA WEPPLER View the drawings and paintings in The Transformation of Things as studies in nature, then develop your own watercolour paintings inspired by the British Columbia landscape. Join artist Rhonda Weppler in a hands-on workshop that is part of the Minoru Complex … Continue reading

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Family Sunday

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PATTERN PARTY: Working with patterns helps children recognize repetition in numbers, sounds, shapes and colours.  June’s art project includes cutting and pasting patterns from paper and fabric to develop compositions inspired by the works of Lyse Lemieux. It’s a party of repeating colours, shapes, textures that will be fun for … Continue reading

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Family Sunday

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LINES ABSTRACTED: Inspired by the large abstract wall-works of Lyse Lemieux, families will create abstract artworks using simple lines and shapes.  Learn more about abstract art by experimenting with a variety of art techniques including drawing, collage and textile art. Free, fun, fabulous!  Family Sunday is a free drop-in art program for … Continue reading

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Family Sunday

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FIGURATIVE GESTURE DRAWINGS:   Strike a pose!  Inspired by the large abstract works of Lyse Lemieux, families will learn how to draw the figure very quickly, creating “gesture drawings”.  Combine charcoal drawing with collage to develop art that emphasizes movement and form. Free, fun, fabulous!  Family Sunday is a free … Continue reading

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Family Sunday

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COLOUR EXPLORATIONS IN PAINT:   Learn about colour mixing, complimentary colours, and the various effects you can create just by mixing paint.  Inspired by the large, colourful canvases of Peter Aspell, create your own colourful paintings on canvas and paper. Free, fun, fabulous!  Family Sunday is a free drop-in art … Continue reading

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Family Sunday

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  Join us in January for some painting projects inspired by the work of Peter Aspell.  Create your own Human / Machine Hybrid Portraits using oil pastels and paints.  All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. Activities include: Painting projects Story time Gallery Tours Musical Performance by … Continue reading

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Family Sunday

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Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday 10 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday 10 AM – 6:00 PM
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Richmond Cultural Centre
7700 Minoru Gate
Richmond, BC  V6Y 1R8
Canada Line Station: Richmond-Brighouse

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