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  • 2015 Children's & Teen Summer Art Camps Register Today!

    Unleash the creativity within your child this summer! The Calgary School of Art is excited to hold their children's summer art camps a FIFTH year in a row!
    Sign up EARLY as space is limited!
    Sign up for 2 half-day camps and enjoy a full week of Art camps!

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  • Portraits Laying the Foundation Workshop with Michael Downs

    Come learn the basic skills to successful portraiture. Skills anybody can master. Michael will show you the first steps to master portrait painting. Using black and white oil paint Michael will demonstrate how to lay the foundation for success.

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  • Acrylic Workshop with Sheila Schaetzle

    Join Sheila in painting one of her favorite scenes from the Maritimes; inspired by photographs taken from her High School in New Brunswick, she will help you create a painting of Maple and Birch Trees.

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  • Acrylic Landscape Workshop with Alice S. Helwig

    John F. Carlson's book, A Guide to Landscape Painting is considered a classic and often referred to as "The Bible" in regard to landscape painting. This American artist and instructor had lots of technical information in regard to painting.

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  • Absolute Beginners Oil Painting 101 with Bobbi Dunlop

    This mini-workshop will focus on painting "Dailies" - that is, incorporating into your game plan, the idea of painting one small painting daily or weekly to help you to grow as an artist. "Dailies" are diminutive, delightful paintings and I can't think of a better way in which to challenge oneself and develop as an artist, while having fun.

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  • Landscapes in Oil Workshop with Rick Berg

    Rick will show you how to mix and apply grey values to your palette colours to create colour perspective. Colour perspective is key to illustrating depth in a painting. Helpful tips and techniques will be provided as you progress through the workshop.

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  • Portraits in Full Luminous Color Workshop with Michael Downs

    n this unique approach to painting portraits Michael will take students beyond old traditional approaches of painting to introducing the full spectrum of modern pigments. Michael will explain and demonstrate the progression from...

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  • Open Studio Classes: Mixed Media

    View our featured instructors:

    Danielle Bartlette (Abstract/Conceptual)
    Paula Timm (Mixed Media with Paula Timm)
    Samantha daSilva

  • Open Studio Classes in Oil

    View our featured instructors:

    Michael Downs
    Doug Levitt
    Rick Berg
    Darcy Presiloski
    David Kitler

  • Open Studio Classes: Drawing

    View our featured instructors:

    Darcy Presiloski
    Michael Downs
    David Kitler

  • CSA's Drop in Open Studio

    Love to paint but need the time and space to do it? Join CSA's Art Therapy Group! This is a drop in Open Studio with no instructor. Monday nights at 6-8PM.


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  • Let's Talk Art - Join us on Facebook!

    Whether you are considering an art class or a seasoned artist, we love to engage in interesting conversations about all things artistic. Join us in Facebook for interesting features on local and famous artists, the coolest trends on the art scene, new and improved art supplies and updates on our upcoming classes and workshops. We love to talk art - in-store or online!

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“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Pablo Picasso

 

The Calgary School of Art features some of the best instructors in Calgary for all mediums.

Whether you are a beginner or an advanced student, we can help you achieve your artistic goals. Browse through our class and workshop links and let your imagination go!

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We have made it easy for you to enjoy even more artistic opportunities.

You can now register online for the wide variety of Classes and Workshops that are offered at Calgary School of Art. We feature some of the best instructors in Calgary.  

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We love to talk about art in all of it’s forms, and want to have the opportunity to connect with you!

Whether you are a Beginner or a seasoned artist sharing your skills and knowledge,  we love to hear from you!

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