2021 ART CARTS Program

Dartmouth’s Community Art Studio!

The “ART CARTS” is a Community Art Studio created to offer inclusive art education and creative collaboration to the members of our diverse community. The goal is to enhance the community’s cultural connection and offer an accessible and safe creative space within The Craig Gallery at Alderney Landing.

 

FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTER FOR A TIME SLOT BELOW!
Located outside The Craig Gallery.

If you have any questions please contact [email protected]

Lunch Hour Special!
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays - Starting November 9th

12pm - 1pm

By Donation (Minimum suggested $5)
10 people per half hour
Mar(t)ket Day
Sundays - Starting November 7th

11am - 3pm

Free / By Donation
10 people per half hour
Art Sessions for Youth
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays - Starting November 16th

3pm - 6pm

Ages 7 – 14
Set Prices
12 people max per session
Adult / Special Programming
Tuesdays - Starting November 16th

5:15pm - 7pm (Time may vary)

19+
Price varies by program

Lunch Hour Special

This program is for people coming through for their lunch breaks or just finishing coffee dates with friends, or have time to kill before the ferry! Noon until one we will have a project that is quick, engaging and can be a lovely item folks can take home. Each week will focus on a specific craft and medium.

By Donation (Minimum suggested $5)

Register for a time slot below!

30 minute time slots. 10 people max per slot.
Click on the desired day below, then select a time.

When you attend the Art Carts, please bring your registration confirmation email with you.

Tuesday, November 30th
Wednesday, December 1st
Thursday, December 2nd
Tuesday, December 7th
Wednesday, December 8th
Thursday, December 9th
Tuesday, December 14
Wednesday, December 15th
Thursday, December 16th
Tuesday, December 21st
Wednesday, December 22nd
Thursday, December 23rd

Mar(t)key Day

Free activity day! Families or anyone who is interested is welcome to sign up online or drop in if there is space to participate in a free planned activity from the Art Carts in the setting of the wonderful artisan market!

Free / By Donation

Register for a time slot below!

30 minute time slots. 10 people max per slot.
Click on the desired day below, then select a time.

When you attend the Art Carts, please bring your registration confirmation email with you.

Art Sessions for Youth

Art Sessions for youth aged 7-14. There will be two classes offered for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Stop Motion Animation and Clay Creation Basics. Each session will be 4 weeks long with the Sunday after the last class being a Show and Tell exhibition of the work in the Art Carts space 11am-3pm.

$60 for four sessions
or $15 drop in

12 people max per session

Stop Motion Animation Creation

If you’re interested in creating your own characters, stories and backgrounds with any material you can imagine, this course series is for you! You will learn about what stop motion animation is and how to create and move characters! You will also learn how to create your own storylines as well as create a background set to film your short animation! We will provide a variety of supplies so you can create your films with a range of material!

Introduction to Stop Motion Animation + Making Characters

The first week will be all about introducing stop motion and some basic concepts! Everyone will be given time to work on their own character/armature!

Finishing up Characters + Storyboarding/writing (Groups)

During the second week, participants will finish up their armatures and go on to build their stories! After breaking up into groups, each team will come up with their own story to film during our final week of programming.

Environment Building (Groups)

This week we will build environments for characters within a cardboard box! Plenty of materials will be available to create with.

Filming (Groups)

The final week will involve each group filming their work! With the help of the facilitators, each group’s work will be brought to life and edited together for the Showcase!

– Sunday December 12th (Week 4): Show & Tell –
During the Sunday following the final session, we will hold a Show & Tell session with the students’ animated work displayed on the screen outside of the Craig Gallery!

Tuesdays
3:45pm – 5:00pm
from November 16th – December 7th

OR

Thursdays
3:15pm-4:30pm
from November 18th – December 9th

Clay Creation Basics

In this course series we will explore the fundamentals of handbuilding! Using Air Dry clay we will create clay creations using a variety of ceramic techniques. We will learn how to properly attach clay, make objects out of coils, create containers using flat slabs of clay as well as use what we learned to create clay sculpture! Our final class we will paint our creations and walk away with several projects and an understanding of how to work with clay!

Connecting Clay!

The first week we will focus on the basics of working with clay! Scoring, slipping, constructing pinch/coil pots, and simply playing with the material will all be a part of this session!

Creating Out of Slabs

During our second week, we will focus on learning how to create slabs as well as how to create different shapes/items out of flat sheets of clay.

Fairy/Gnome Homes

Using the techniques we have learned in previous sessions we will create our own Gnome/Fairy homes to place in a flower pot or the garden!

Paint Party!

For the final week, participants will be given the opportunity to paint all of the pieces that they created during the previous 3 weeks.

– Sunday December 12th (Week 4): Show & Tell –
During the Sunday following the final session, we will hold a Show & Tell session with the students’ animated work displayed on the screen outside of the Craig Gallery!

Wednesdays
3:15pm – 4:30pm
from November 17th – December 8th

OR

Thursdays
4:45pm-6pm
from November 18th – December 9th

Adult Programming Day/Special Programming

Programs for adults or mature young adults to participate, gain skills and meet communities with like minded interests. 

Prices Varies by Program
12 people max per program

There are currently no adult programs at this time.
Please check back again soon.