JNAAG Holiday Hours
The gallery will be open the following hours over the Christmas Holidays:
December 23 – 27: CLOSED
December 28 – 29: OPEN 11:00am – 4:00pm
December 30 – 31: CLOSED
January 1: CLOSED
For the month of December, the gallery is featuring seasonal art activities the whole family can enjoy together. All ages are welcome but children must be accompanied by an adult.
Check out our line-up of festive activities below:
Fri, Dec 20 – 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
PD Day Activity – Seasonal Stars
Families! Looking for a great way to spend time together? Our creative Seasonal Star activity will ensure that no-one gets bored on their day off. Our art instructors will guide you through the process of making decorative stars using kite paper, layering to create texture and depth. Explore and experiment with colour and design to liven up your windows for the winter season.
Sat, Dec 21 – 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Festive Holiday Arty Party
Still snowing outside? Get out of the cold and into the gallery, as we celebrate the season with festive treats and holiday crafts.
Using potato stamps of different shapes and sizes, you can creatively customize your holiday gifts by making your own unique wrapping paper. While your paper dries, decorate your own gingerbread cookies. Your artistic take on this holiday classic will be good enough to eat!
Sun Dec 22 – Hand Rolled Beeswax Candles
Join us for this annual holiday favourite, where you can learn how to roll and decorate beeswax candles together as a family. Decorate in any holiday theme you choose. A great homemade gift to light up cold winter nights.
Sun, Dec 29 -New Year – New Stories!
Let’s kick off this New Year with an activity full of creative possibilities. Our instructors will teach you how to bind and create your own personal journal or a story book, and the rest is up to you! What will your story tell?
Sun, Jan 5- What’s in a Name?
Taking artistic inspiration from the Colin Lyon’s detailed replicas, design a sculpture using the letters of your name. Each letter will be a different size and material, teaching participants about perspective and texture in sculpting. A great decoration to personalize any room in your home.
Sun, Jan 12 – Button Paintings
Who knew buttons could be so creative? Participants will begin this activity by choosing a design and painting an image on to a blank canvas. Then attach buttons of different sizes and shapes to fill in the spaces of your painting. This colourful and imaginative program is sure to be a hit for all ages.
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