ARTS & CULTURE


Registration for all Town of Cochrane camps is by phone at 403-851-2534 or in person at #1,  209 Second Ave. W, Cochrane, Alberta 

 Art & Drama Camps

July 3-6, Tue-Fri 9am-4pm

Art Exploration with Nature  & Magic Tricks Show Camp
Enjoy papermaking, rock sculptures, sand art, landscape painting flower painting, printing with nature.  All will be creating for the art Show on Friday! Children will have the opportunity to watch, learn and perform a variety of magic tricks! Through wearing a costume and creating a dramatic character, each child will become a maestro of the performing arts and perform on the final day. Family and friends are invited to the art and drama show. 

July 9-13, Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm
Sculpture with Clay and Miniature Broadway Show
Various colourful clays will be explored to create 3- d art. Make a 3-d island with your favorite creatures, or a sculpt just like a famous artist, and make an abstract or form cute animal. Have fun with art that literally pops off the page. Musical kids will have the opportunity to learn and experience the art of performing in a musical! Learning the skills through a variety of games and activities, each child will shine in the spotlight in a show on the final day! Singing is not mandatory but encouraged! Family and Friends are invited to the drama and Art show on Friday.

July 16-20, Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm                                                                                                     Painting Like an Artist & Stick Puppet Show
Young artist will create many themed painting on canvas, watercolour paper and board. They will learn how a professional artist might present their art at a show or how to paint like a pro. All will work towards an art show on Friday. Children will have the opportunity to create their very own unique stick puppets, and then create a theatrical story, including every puppet. Performing in a miniature curtain stage on the final day, the kids will enjoy a week of fun in all shapes and sizes!
 Family and Friends are invited to the drama and Art show.
 
July 23-27, Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm
Art Adventures & Fairy Tale Fantasy Show
Let’s get our hands messy when we mix up different art supplies to make something new. Splatter or drip painting on paper. Printmaking with nature or foundobjects, painting on a wall like a professional, Marbling on paper to make adrawing journal covers and cards. Glue fabric on canvas and paint. All willwork towards an art show on Friday. Family and Friends are invited to the dramaand Art show on Friday.

Childrenwill have the fantastic opportunity to become engaged in a mystical fairy tale adventure of their own creation. Through picking costumes and forming a fairytale character, the kids will enjoy the experience of creating and performingtheir very own special fairy tale on the final day. Join us for fantasy, magicand mystery!
 Family and Friends are invited to the Drama and Art show on Friday.
 

Aug 13-17, Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm
Creative Creature Creation Improvised Theatre Camp
Making creatures from paper, clay and found objects is fun, all working towards an artshow at the end of the week. 
Children will have the fantastic opportunity to learn and perform the wonderful art of Improv, or Improvised theatrical entertainment. With inspiration from ‘Whose Line is it Anyway?’ the kids will learn how to Improv, and perform a fun and exciting show on the final day. Each child will enjoy a week of fun, inclusion and learning! Family and Friends are invited to the Drama and Art show on Friday.
       

Aug 20-24, Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm
 Drawing, Painting and Sculpture & Super heroes and Villains
We will combine Drawing, Painting and Sculpture in each art work we make, some will be miniature art some will be large all working towards an art show on Friday. and
Children will have the opportunity tocreate masks and costume pieces to become their favourite hero or villain. FromSuperman to Batman, each kid will learn dramatic acting skills and participateto create an action-packed story that is performed on the final day!
Familyand Friends are invited to the drama and Art show on Friday. 

Music Camp

Aug 7-10, Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm

 Music Fun Camp (ages 7-11)                                                                                                      

Youth play various instruments from drums, guitar, keyboards and more. Learn about interesting styles of music and create fun instruments. Invite family and friends to the musical performance at the end of the week. 


Youth Volunteers

Junior Leaders (ages 12 and up) volunteer with our camps and classes throughout the year. It's a rewarding way to spend your time and build your resume.  Contact us to be a part of our team:  Email Jola Muran
                                           
Artists
Town of Cochrane, Arts & Culture offers many wonderful experiences for children, teens and adults. Monthly art exhibitions offer local artists and art groups an opportunity to show case their talents. Artist-in-Residence opportunities are also available during monthly art exhibitions for artists interested in art-making live, for the public to enjoy at the Cochrane RancheHouse.


Art Walk July 14, 2018, 9:30am-1pm

Local artists are invited to show and sell their art work at the ClubHouse Activity Centre. Monthly Art Walks at the ClubHouse Activity Centre and downtown Cochrane, include a featured  artist/gallery showcased at the ClubHouse, second Saturday of each month.
       

Community Art Projects
Town of Cochrane was instrumental in participating and bringing the following mural projects to our community: 

  •  Canada 150 Mosaic - located at Tim Bannister Memorial Rink

  •  Zero Gravity Skate Park Mural project - located at Zero Gravity Skate Park

  • Glenbow Community Mural project - located at Glenbow School

  • Eco Centre compactor mural project - located at the Cochrane Eco Centre

  • Trust Mural - located at the Cochrane RancheHouse