MacLaren Art Centre

Site: MacLaren Art Centre

Service: Day Camps and Art Programs for Children and Youth

Description (Service) Offers year-round programmes for children and youth instructed by professional artists from the region * camps and classes focus on a variety of subjects including drawing, painting, sculpture, textile art, imaginative portraiture and more * open to all ages and levels of experience, offering every child the opportunity to explore and enjoy hands-on art activities

Art Classes for Children 6-9 yrs - Spring 2018

New! Junior Drawing Lab
Dates: April 8-May 13, 2018
Times: Sundays: 10:30 am–12noon, 6 workshops
Fees: $125.00/$112.50 Gallery Member; Materials included

New! Drawing in Colour
Dates: May 27-June 24, 2018
Times: Sundays: 10:30 am–12 noon, 5 workshops
Fees: $110.00/$99.00 Gallery Member; Materials included

Art Classes for Youth 10-13 yrs - Spring 2018

New! Drawing Lab
Dates: April 9-May 14, 2018
Times: Mondays: 4:30 pm-6 pm, 6 workshops
Fees: $125.00/$112.50 Gallery Member; Materials included

New! Get Animated
Dates: May 28-June 25, 2018
Times: Mondays: 4:30 pm- 6 pm, 5 workshops
Fees: $110.00/$99.00 Gallery Member; Materials included

Art classes for Youth 14-18 yrs - Spring 2018

Dates: April 11 to June 20, 2018
Times: Wednesdays: 3 pm-5 pm, 11 workshops
Fees: Admission free; just drop-in. Materials provided

Special Programmes - Spring 2018

PA Days at the MacLaren! (ages 6 to 11)
SCDSB Dates: April 27, May 18, June 1, June 29, 2018
SMCDSB Dates: June 1 and 29, 2018
Times: 9 am–5 pm
Daily Fee: $75.00/$67.50 Gallery Member; Materials included

Family Sunday Workshop (all ages welcome, ideal for children ages 3 to 8)
Dates: April 8 to June 24, 2018
Times: Sundays: 1:30 pm-3 pm, 12 workshops
Fees: $5.00 per child/Admission free for Gallery Member (Family Category); Materials provided
Service Details
Hours Hours vary for each class and camp * call 705-721-9696 or visit for details
Areas Served Barrie ; Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 13 year(s) 
Children * Youth
Application To register, call 705-721-9696 or visit * for more information, email
Languages English
Fees Program ; For class & camp fees, call 705-721-9696 or visit
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
MacLaren Art Centre
37 Mulcaster St
Barrie, ON L4M 3M2
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Intersection Mulcaster St and Collier St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-721-9696
Fax 705-735-6935
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Primary Contact Christina Mancusa, Education Officer; Phone: 705-720-1044 ext 234; Email:
Alternate Contact Sue-Ellen Boyes, Director of Development and Marketing; Phone: 705-720-1044 ext 236; Email:
Primary Executive Carolyn Bell-Farrell, Executive Director; Phone: 705-720-1044 ext 260; Email:

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