Fun with the Family!
At Place des Arts, art is a family affair!
Doing or experiencing art together as a family is a great bonding experience that can inspire deeper communication, get our imaginations imagining and provide lots of stimulating, creative fun!
Family Day at PdA
During our 2018/2019 season, four Family Days at PdA are set to get the whole family immersed in art! Tour the galleries and create your own masterpieces in a variety of drop-in-style art activities based on the subject matter and/or art mediums of the exhibiting artists.
Admission is free! Please register online via the links below so we can plan for numbers.
2018-2019 Family Day Schedule
Visit Place des Arts for a special edition of Family Day as part of BC Culture Days! Start your afternoon with a self-guided tour of four exhibitions: Exploring Form in Paint and Clay by Dorothy Doherty, The Forgotten City by Jay Lyonns, an exhibition by the Coquitlam Art Teachers of School District 43 and a pop-up fibre arts exhibition The Fabric of Our Lives by the Coquitlam Weavers Guild.
Then get creative with four drop-in, exhibition-related art activities:
Check out A Guide to Celebrating Arts in Culture in Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam to see other Culture Days events happening in the Tri-Cities or visit www.culturedays.ca to see events taking place across Canada.
Sunday, November 4 • 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Sunday, January 20 • 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Sunday, February 17 • 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Thanks to Vancity for supporting Family Day!
The Fabric of Our Lives
Pop-Up Fibre Arts Exhibition • September 30 – October 6
Celebrate Spinning and Weaving Week with the Coquitlam Weavers Guild during a pop-up exhibition featuring weaving, spinning, felting, dyeing and basketry knitting. Join the fibre artists from the Guild during Family Day at PdA on Sunday, September 30, 2:00 - 4:00 pm and at the Spin-in & Have a Go on Saturday, October 6, 1:00 - 4:00 pm. Admission is free!
Mr. I’s Slightly Spooky Songs & Stories Concert
Sunday, October 28, 2018 2:00 pm
Mr. I’s popular annual Halloween concert Slightly Spooky Songs and Stories will enchant youngsters and their parents alike. Costumes are welcome and audience participation is encouraged. Everyone will go home in the proper mood for haunting when the big day arrives!