Explore art at the galleries this summer

North Battleford Galleries have announced their summer art programs happening over the next number of weeks.

The Allen Sapp Gallery - The Gonor Collection will be open this summer to visitors to explore the art of the world-renowned Cree artist Allen Sapp, with local art displayed in the lower level. It is open daily 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed on statutory holidays.

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Take part in a Scavenger Hunt Walk, Bike or Drive for Art this summer. You can choose between two versions: one is a competitive hunt for a chance to win a prize, or you can go on or just-for-fun hunt to explore what the city has to offer. Pick up your mission document at the Allen Sapp Gallery open between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily.

Introduction to Drawing for youth ages 7 to 12 will take place on Wednesdays and Thursday of July 7, 8, 14, and 15 between 1  and 2:30 p.m. each day. Participants learn basic skills and tools for drawing, or improve their abilities. Different exercises will be provided each of the days. The cost is $80 plus GST.

An outdoor half-day art camp for ages 7 to 12 will happen Monday, July 12 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $35 plus GST.

Learn the Japanese art of combining hand sketch characters situated within real life settings through Paper Child Art for those ages 10 and up. This happens Tuesday, July 27 and Wednesday, July 28 between 6 and 7:30 p.m. Cost is $30 plus GST.

A half-day sewing camp for youth ages nine and up happens Thursday, Aug. 5 between 1 and 5 p.m. Cost is $35 plus GST.

Sun printing/cyanotype printing for youth will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 10 between 1 and 5 p.m. The cost is $50 plus GST.

Learn to Sew for Adults happens Aug. 11 and 12 between 6 and 8 p.m. Cost is $35 plus GST.

For more information call 306-445-1760 or email galleriesofnb@cityofnb.ca.

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