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!
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.
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.
Art Summer Camps
Creative Canada Art CampCreative Canada Art Camp
Start the summer off exploring Canada, creatively! This week’s theme will focus on Canadian artists, Canada’s art history, and what makes Canada incredible. Working with all mediums our campers will experience workshops such as, flag making, landscape paintings, Canadian animal puppets, and the list goes on! All supplies included.
Please note: There will be no camp on Canada Day, but be sure to check out our Complimentary Canada Day celebrations here at MacDonald Island Park.7000708Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Jul 02 to Jul 05 (4 Sessions)08:00 AM-04:30 PMSnye Pool View Room
Animal Planet Art CampAnimal Planet Art 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.7000709Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Jul 08 to Jul 12 (5 Sessions)08:00 AM-04:30 PMSnye Pool View Room
Rockin’ Art CampRockin’ Art Camp
Inspiration for this camp stems from the movie “school of rock” where we will collaborate as a group to produce our very own band! We will utilize supplies to construct our own instruments and campers will work together to create, set design, produce and direct their very own production! All supplies included.7000710Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Jul 15 to Jul 19 (5 Sessions)08:00 AM-04:30 PMSnye Pool View Room
Over the Rainbow Art CampOver the Rainbow Art 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.7000711Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Jul 22 to Jul 26 (5 Sessions)08:00 AM-04:30 PMSnye Pool View Room
The TINY GIANT Art CampThe TINY GIANT Art Camp
Get ready for all things art, with this theme 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 are capable of! All Supplies Included.7000712Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Jul 29 to Aug 02 (5 Sessions)08:00 AM-04:30 PMSnye Pool View Room
Playhouse Presentations Art CampPlayhouse Presentations Art Camp
An incredible opportunity for those looking to explore their creative side in theatre, production, dance, visual art and music! During this week campers will work as a team to create, set design, produce and direct their very own production. All supplies included.7000713Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 06 to Aug 09 (4 Sessions)08:00 AM-04:30 PMSnye Pool View Room
Creation Station Art CampCreation Station Art Camp
The theme for this week will be creative freedom! We will explore what comes naturally to our campers. Exploring mediums such as acrylic, watercolor, paper mache, drawing, book making and more! If your child is a free spirit when it comes to their creativity this camp is for them. All supplies included.7000714Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 12 to Aug 16 (5 Sessions)08:00 AM-04:30 PMSnye Pool View Room
Earthy Art CampEarthy Art Copy
An art in nature theme will take over 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.7000715Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 19 to Aug 23 (5 Sessions)08:00 AM-04:30 PMSnye Pool View Room
7 wonders Art camp7 wonders Art camp
Our last camp of the season’s theme will focus on the Seven Wonders of the World. As our campers get creative we will have the opportunity to explore some incredible monuments that are all over our beautiful planet. This camp will be packed full of fun, creative learning, and exploration. All supplies included.7000716Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from Aug 26 to Aug 30 (5 Sessions)08:00 AM-04:30 PMSnye Pool View Room