Arts & Culture

Arts and culture are critical components of healthy, strong and vibrant communities; MacDonald Island Park is committed to contributing to the community through arts and culture initiatives designed to meet the needs of residents. Home to the Kirschner Family Community Art Gallery and the Mi Dance Academy, MacDonald Island Park also has a collection of public art pieces located at the TOTAL Aboriginal Interpretive Trail.

We encourage and promote creativity by providing opportunities to explore the arts!

Artist Opportunities

If you are an artist and would like to exhibit or teach, or if you love art and would like to be involved as a volunteer please contact a member of our Arts & Culture Team. Additionally, if you would like to be kept up to date on upcoming exhibitions, arts and culture programs and other exciting developments in the Arts and Culture department please join our mailing list.

Volunteer Opportunities

Please contact us if you are interested in volunteering to be part of the many art related exhibitions, events and programs at MacDonald Island Park.

Youth Programs

  • Art Summer Camps

    • Animal Planet Art Summer Camp Jul 23 to Jul 27 07:30 AM-05:30 PM Waitlist
      Animal Planet Art Summer Camp Let’s get wild! The theme of this week’s camp will be animals! Students will be able to create all things animal related! Using different techniques and media such as painting, drawing, collage and clay to create masks, paintings, habitat dioramas and more! We expect this camp to be a “roaring” good time. All supplies included.
      301979
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Jul 23 to Jul 27 (5 Sessions)
      07:30 AM-05:30 PM
      Snye Pool View Room
    • Over the Rainbow Art Summer Camp Aug 13 to Aug 17 07:30 AM-05:30 PM Available
      Over the Rainbow Art Summer Camp With this theme we will explore visual arts through the hunt of what could be at the end of a rainbow! We will get creative using our problem solving and detective skills with geocaching, scavenger hunts and much more. All supplies included.
      301980
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 13 to Aug 17 (5 Sessions)
      07:30 AM-05:30 PM
      2nd Floor - Curved Area - Fit/Child Mind
    • The TINY GIANT Summer Art Camp Aug 20 to Aug 24 07:30 AM-05:30 PM Available
      The TINY GIANT Summer Art Camp All things art with this theme where the week will be a free ranged art attack! We will spend our time focusing more on individual projects by getting creative with the TINY to GIANT spectrum! Your little artist will have a lot of fun with the space and supplies to discover what they really can be capable of! All Supplies Included.
      301981
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 20 to Aug 24 (5 Sessions)
      07:30 AM-05:30 PM
      Snye Pool View Room
    • Earthy Art Summer Camp Aug 27 to Aug 31 07:30 AM-05:30 PM Available
      Earthy Art Summer Camp Art in Nature theme for this week! It’s time to explore nature in art and art in nature. Capturing scenes around the MacDonald Island Park, we will discover, paint and create the beauty around us! We will focus on creating with nature, spending time discovering how nature can be art, and how art was made before we had art supplies! We will focus on creating from recycled products and how we can reuse what is already around us! All supplies included.
      301982
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 27 to Aug 31 (5 Sessions)
      07:30 AM-05:30 PM
      Snye Pool View Room

Adult Programs