Eight amazing arts activities and outings

January 06, 2014

Kidoodles Art Studio

Ongoing, Metropolis at Metrotown, Burnaby

Kidoodles Art Studio is a new place for kids to interact with art in Burnaby. It offers unique and meaningful arts programming for children ages 1 to 12. Their classes
(clay, draw and paint, clay and sculpt and even Hula dance) expose children to new experiences and allow them to imagine, create, and welcome the arts
into their lives.

 

Family Program at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Every Sunday, 12 pm to 4 pm, Vancouver Art Gallery

Every Sunday, the Gallery offers unique activities geared towards 5 to 12 year-old visitors and their families including Art Agents, Art Tracks and The Making Place. NB: Gallery admission is now
free every Sunday for children aged 12 and under. January?s activities focus on theKIMSOOJA Unfolding exhibit.

 

ArtStarts on Saturdays‚Ä®

Jan 25/26, 11:00 & 1:00 pm
ArtStarts Gallery, Vancouver‚Ä®& on Sundays at River Market in New Westminster

This free series features 45-minute hands-on workshops with some of the best children’s performers. Don’t miss physical performer Christian Swensen – a living, breathing, moving, singing, dancing,
transforming machine- on Jan 25/26! Ages 5 and up.
 

ArtSpace Parents’ Night Out

Jan 25, 5:30 ? 8 pm, ArtSpace, Burnaby

Enjoy a relaxing evening out while the kids (aged 4-10), enjoy an evening of arts adventures. They?ll get a pizza dinner, a performing arts and a visual arts workshop. $24 per child. PS: ArtSpace
also has loads ofarts-based workshops  (think clay, drama, painting, movement and more) for kids aged 6 months to 12 years of age!

 


Place des Arts Family Day

Jan 26, 1:30 – 3:30 pm, Coquitlam

Gather up the family and tour four diverse exhibitions. Then participate in a variety of all-ages, drop-in style workshops based on the content and media of the artworks. The Van Goh Café will be
open serving light snacks and beverages. Workshops include: painting on Plexiglas with artist Bill Edmonds?

Art activity with artist Ximeng Guo, and Playful Picture Frames ? make your own frame using board-game pieces. By donation.

 

Shrek The Musical

February 7 – 22, 8:00 pm

Presented by Align Entertainment, Michael J. Fox Theatre, Burnaby

Based on the DreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story of everyone?s favorite ogre to life on stage. Featuring a terrific score, big laughs, great dancing and breathtaking
scenery, SHREK THE MUSICAL tells the story of a swamp-dwelling ogre who goes on a life-changing adventure to reclaim the deed to his land. Part romance, part twisted fairy tale and all irreverent fun
for everyone! Tickets $31.25 – $44.25

 

Music with Marnie ? JCC Family Day Concert

Feb 10, 10:30 am, Jewish Community Centre

Get ready to boogie with Marnie and her high-energy band. Music with Marnie Band. Tickets $18/family in advance – $24/family at door‚Ä®.

 

Busytown

March 1-30 , The Waterfront Theatre, Granville Island

The latest creation from Carousel Theatre is based on Richard Scarry?s book ?What Do People Do All Day?? Huckle Cat take kids on a tour of his great neighbourhood. There is so much to see and do
and so many wonderful friends to visit. Huckle shows us how Farmer Pig and Grocer Cat work together to bring food to the town. Construction Worker and his crew build new houses, and Fire chief and
the gang keep them safe. Isn?t it wonderful how everyone works together to keep Busytown busy. Ideal for children three and over. Tickets: Adults $29/Srs&Stds $25/Youth $15. No babes in arms.
 

Photo: Music with Marnie