Mom and Me Workshops

Love You Lots Mom


Create a project in time for Mother's Day! 

Come together to collaborate on three miniature heart paintings in your favourite colour palette.

Scribble, block and add detail in this fun and relaxed workshop great for all ages.
$35 registration fee includes 3 canvasses and all creative materials for two people.
Additional participants are $5/person.

Saturday May 4th, 12pm-1pm 

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Succulent Saturdays


Plant a succulent tea cup together!

Create memories and fun together in this one hour, collaborative workshop. 

Choose a teacup and saucer, choose your succulent, and add some coloured sand!  

Take home your beautiful planter, just in time for Easter or Mother's Day!


Register to plant a tea cup together, or you can each plant your own! 


Saturdays  11am-12pm

April 27th, or May 11th

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Classes for Kids & Youth

4-Week Historical Painters Course for Kids: Seurat & Vermeer


Ages 10+ 

$100 for 4 week session

Mondays 5:30pm-7:30pm

Beginning Monday April 15th, 2019

Last Class  Monday May 13th, 2019

*No Class on Mon. April 22nd, 2019*

Students will learn to paint two paintings, over the course of four weeks while learning about art history. Students will create a pointilism painting inspired by Seurat and recreate 'Girl with Pearl Earring' by Vermeer.


4-Week Historical Painters Course for Kids: Klimt & Kahlo


Ages 10+ 

$100 for 4 week session

Mondays 5:30pm-7:30pm

Beginning Monday May 27th, 2019

Last Class  Monday June 17th, 2019

Students will learn to paint two paintings, over the course of four weeks while learning about art history.

Students will recreate Klimt's 'Kiss' painting and paint a portrait of Frida Kahlo. 


Classes for the Big Kids (16+)

Spring Improv 5wk Sessions I


$60 for 5wk Session

Join Improv actor and comedian Lacie Victoria for a weekly dose of imagination on Monday nights from 7:45-9pm this Spring! 

No experience required! 

Participants will learn the basics of improv during solo, duo and group  games.

Improv training contibutes to good mental health, helping to build confidence, courage, creativity, and teaches you to trust your instincts! 

Improvisation also helps with interpersonal skills such as listening, team building, learning to read cues, and to laugh at your beautifully imperfect self.

Mondays 7:45-9pm

Beginning: Monday, May 27th

Last Class: Monday, June 24th


Open Studio Weekly Drop-In


$15/week, BYOArt Materials

SAVE when you sign up for the full 20 weeks for $250 - a Value of $300! 

Take advantage of 3 hours a week on Tuesday afternoons from 12pm-3pm, in a studio space surrounded by other creative people. Bring your own creative materials (paint, brushes, canvasses, pencils etc) and join in our social afternoon of creativity and chatter. 

Advanced sign up is appreciated to ensure there is enough space for everyone to work.  

Beginning Tuesday February 5th, 12pm-3pm.

Weekly Dates Include:

Mar. 5th, 19th, 26th (no class March 12th due to March Break)

Apr. 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

May  7th, 14th, 21st, 27th

June 4th, 11th, 18th, & 25th

Final Session: June 25th


Monthly Life Drawing Club


Third Wednesday of Every Month 


$10/artist - for Model

Advanced sign up appreciated

Join local artists Paul Chartrand and Lacie Victoria for a monthly evening of Figure Drawing with live models.   

Each month, our models may or may not pose nude, dressed or in costume. We'll do our best to announce what's happening in advance.   

Bring your own supplies and spend an hour or two drawing poses demonstrated by our models.   Admission fee is paid to our models for their time.   

What to bring:  

-large pad of paper or sketchbook 

-easel or drawing board 




-$10 model fee   

Snacks and beverages are welcome

2019 Dates:

April 17th, May 15th, June 19th, July 17th, August 21st, September 18th, October 16th, November 20th, December 18th


Classes for the Whole Family

Inclusive Art Classes for Everyone


 Join art instructor Vanessa, for an hour of art each week, where everyone is welcome!

Here at the Creative Barracks we believe everyone deserves love and respect, and that all people are important. By creating an inclusive space, we welcome children and adults to celebrate and embrace our differences.

Come together for this weekly art class, to learn basic creative skills in a safe, accepting, and inspiring space!

Mondays from 6:30-7:30pm
all materials included.

Pre-Registration is appreciated, in order to prepare supplies each week.


The Purly Hookers - Dunnville's Crochet and Knitting Society


The group meets weekly on Thursday evenings from 7pm-9pm.

Participation in the weekly meet up is free. Although we will have a donation jar available, for use of the space. Participants are expected to provide their own materials.

Beginners or those looking to learn are welcome. We have two volunteers who have offered to assist in teaching and providing guidance for newbies or beginners.

All ages are welcome, although only children looking to learn to knit or crochet are welcome. There will be no other activities or materials provided to keep them busy. Please understand this evening is a time for some parents to make space for themselves.

Participants are welcome to bring snacks and drinks. The studio offers a fridge, toaster oven and kettle for use. Participants are expected to clean up after themselves.
Please do not bring food items with nuts, in consideration of allergies.

Pre-K & Me Yoga Classes


 Join our certified yoga instructor, Vanessa, in this fun and calming one hour yoga class in our art gallery!

Offered twice a week to fit your busy and ever-changing family schedule, feel free to join in both classes, or drop-in when you can!

We turn the gallery lights down low,  turn up some quiet and calming music in order to create a peaceful atmosphere for everyone to enjoy. No experience is required!

$10/pair, $5 for an additional child 

Mondays & Thursday 10am-11am

Beginning March 25th, 2019

Pre-Registration is appreciated, in order to ensure appropriate space for everyone.