Join the pARTy!
Why should kids have all the fun? At Place des Arts, they don’t!
Come pARTy@PdA this season in our innovative food, wine and art events just for adults (19+ years)!
Gather friends and get set to explore your imagination, dive into your creativity and unleash your expressive energy in a fun and relaxing atmosphere.
Each pARTy includes a visual arts activity (including supplies) plus complimentary appetizers and a cash bar ($5/glass).
$26/person or 2 for $42 (+GST)
PAWcasso! Paint with your Pooch
Saturday, September 8, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Create a painted masterpiece . . . with your dog! Grab your pooch and join us for an outdoor painting adventure. First your dog will paint with a painted paws technique and then, with guidance by dog-lover and artist Ruth Hoyem, finish your masterpiece by skillfully blending your brush strokes with your dog’s paw painting to create your own abstract or personalized work of art. Canvases, non-toxic paints and light refreshments for both humans and canines will be provided. Need something a bit more “inspirational”? Purchase a mimosa or glass of wine from the bar!
One dog per human participant; all dogs must be up-to-date with vaccinations and leashed at all times—no retractable leashes, please.
Friday, December 7, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Get a kick start on the holiday celebrations with this fun and crafty event! In a social and relaxed atmosphere, learn basic techniques of wet felting from our community engagement specialist and fibre artist Catherine Dumaine. Then create your own felted keepsakes or gifts while enjoying complimentary sweet and savory tidbits and, perhaps, a glass of wine. With the knowledge you gain, you can continue making felted items at home!
Browse our Christmas Boutique while you’re here and receive a 10% discount on your purchases of locally handcrafted artisan wares.
Books with Burgundy
Friday, February 1, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Learn to make your own book with artist Dawn Livera. Using traditional and some unconventional techniques, Dawn will inspire you to explore your creativity and make each book a personal artistic statement. Enjoy complimentary sweet and savory tidbits and, perhaps, purchase a glass of Burgundy to help get your creative juices flowing. With the knowledge you gain, you can continue making your very own books at home!
Pottery, Pizza and Pinot
Friday, March 1, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Take part in an exclusive, two-hour handbuilding pottery workshop with Place des Arts’ pottery teacher and department head Vin Arora. And that’s just the start of the fun! You will also ‘handbuild’ your very own personal Neapolitan-inspired pizza that will be fired in an actual pottery kiln. Pair the pizza with some pinot (blanc or noir) and the evening is complete!
Pizzas will be fired on brand new food-safe stones.
Perspective and Prosecco
Friday, April 26 • 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Looking for a little perspective? Join this fun visual arts pARTy and find some with multi-talented artist Rebecca Blair! Rebecca will teach the basics of drawing 3D buildings using the techniques first developed by the Renaissance masters. You’ll learn the concepts of one-, two- and even three-point perspective while enjoying a glass of bubbly prosecco from the bar and complimentary Italian-inspired tidbits. After this pARTy, you’ll never look at buildings the same way again!
Palette . . . eat, paint, create!
Friday, May 10, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Palette . . . eat, paint, create is an evening to inspire the artist in everyone! In the comfortable setting of Place des Arts’ Leonore Peyton Salon, yummy appetizers and (perhaps) a glass of wine will get you primed to unleash your inner artist. In a social and relaxed environment, come have some fun with paint and get creative!