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2015/16 PA Days at the Workers Arts & Heritage Centre

November 27, 2015 @ 9:00 am - June 10, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

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Want to provide your child with some fun, unique learning experiences that connect the arts with the culture and history of working people in Canada? Look no further than our popular PA Day programs! Our full day camps are facilitated by professional artists and educators, and include a wholesome lunch and snacks throughout the day.

November 27th, 2015, 9-4 pm     Wordless Mini-Comics with Amy Egerdeen    

Taking inspiration from the graphic art of Tania Willard in our anniversary exhibition 20/20: Vision/Hindsight, kids will learn to tell stories using only images, and make short wordless mini-comics about work and workers to keep and trade!

January 29th, 2016     Monumental Mash-Up with Marie-Camille Lalande    

Through photography, drawing, collage, sculpture (and a bit of acting), kids will build a monumental statue that will honour the heroes in their own communities.

February 26th, 2016     Masks, Improv and Movement with Jody Boston    

Drawing from WAHC’s collection of masks and parade props, performance artist educator Jody Boston will lead improvisation and movement exercises that encourage kids to foster their creative instincts. Through exploration of character development and story building we will bring masks to life.

June 10th, 2016     Assembling a Future City with Matt McInnes    

Using drawing, printmaking and found objects, participants will decide what elements make up the city of the future! Taking inspiration from worker’s assembly lines and working collaboratively, kids will think about preserving people, places and things that already make their city great, as well as things that they would like to add to make a good city even better.


For ages 6-12; pre-registration is required. Admission for each PA Day session is $20. Subsidized spots are available—no one will be turned away due to lack of funds. For more information or to register, download and fill out out a registration form (doc and pdf formats) or contact Tara Bursey, Program Coordinator at (905) 522-3003 ex. 29 or tara@wahc-museum.ca.

PA Days at WAHC are made possible through the generous support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

51 Stuart Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8L 1B5       905.522.3003       Public Hours: Click here