Just for Teens!


Teens! Come to Place des Arts and get engaged in art, meet new friends and have a blast. Our Youth Arts Council hosts two fabulous art activities each season designed just for teens ages 13-17.

Admission is free!

Teen Day at PdA! Teen paintingTeen Day @PdA

Sunday, November 19, 1:30 – 3:30pm

Grab your BFFs and immerse yourself in art! Tour our galleries and view three diverse exhibitions, then explore your own artistic side in a variety of activities that are based on the subject matter and mediums of the exhibitions and are specifically designed to engage teens.

Teens can take part in the following drop-in activities: 

  • Miniature candles: Make creative decorative candle holders incorporating natural materials.  
  • Miniature scratch board drawings: Create an image by scratching off a layer of paint to reveal a coloured layer beneath. 
  • Lantern making with two guest artists: With two guest artists facilitating, create cultural lanterns to be included in Places des Arts’ community art installation. Learn to make a panda lantern with artist Flavia Chan, as well as a felted calla lily flower lantern with artist Catherine Dumaine.

Admission is free! Register online or by phone at 604.664.1636.

Art After Dark Teens DancingArt After Dark

Saturday, May 26, 7:00 – 10:00pm

Join our 2017/18 Youth Arts Council for a free night of the arts! Choose a block of two innovative art workshops in the visual and/or performing arts led by professional teachers, then come together with other teens at the end of the night and share what you’ve learned in a performance jam!

Admission is free! Register online or by phone at 604.664.1636