ARTS & CULTURE
Recreation, Culture and the Arts offers many wonderful experiences for children, teens and adults.
Monthly, art exhibition's 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 those artists interested in art-making live, for the public to enjoy at the Cochrane RancheHouse.
Art Walk Jan 13, 2018 10:30am-2pm
Local artists are invited to show and sell their art work at the ClubHouse Activity Centre.
Monthly Art Walks are hosted at the ClubHouse Activity Centre the second Saturday of each month. Summer hours for the months of May through Sep coincide with the Farmers Market Hours.
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Children's Art & Drama Programs
- Artists First Steps (ages 1-5, parented) Mon, 10:45-11:45am, Jan 15-Mar 12 and Apr 9-Jun 4, RancheHouse
- Youth Chef Class (age 6-9) Mon, 4:30-6:30pm - Feb 5, 12, 26, RancheHouse
- Sculpture Creating with Clay (ages 6-11) Wed, 4-5:30pm, Jan 17-Mar 14 and Apr 11-May 30, RancheHouse
- Comic Book Making (ages 9 - 12) Thu, 7-8:30pm, Feb 1 - Mar 29, ClubHouse Activity Centre
- Friday Art Exploration (ages 6-11) Fri, 3:30-5:30pm, Apr 13-Jun 1, RancheHouse
- Spring Break Art & Drama (ages 6-11) Tue-Fri, 9am-4pm, Apr 3-6, RancheHouse
- Youth Chef Camp (ages 6-9) Tue-Fri, 9am-4pm, Feb 20-23, RancheHouse
- Summer Camps (ages 6-11) The Town of Cochrane offers 8 weeks of Art and Drama Summer Camps (ages 6-11) for the months of July and August. Before and after care is available. These Camps are held at the Cochrane RancheHouse.
- Quick Draw Family Fun (ages 7 +) Fri, 7:8:30pm, Apr 13-May 4
Youth Art Programs
Wolf and other Wild Animal Drawing (ages 12+) Tue, 7-8:30pm, Jan 30-Mar 13, ClubHouse Activity Centre
Portrait Drawing & Painting(ages 15 +) Fri, 7-9pm, Jan 19-Mar 16, ClubHouse Activity Centre
Sketch Jam (ages 15+) Wed, 7-8:30pm Jan 31 and Apr 11
February Break A La Cart Art Classes (ages 11-14) Tue-Fri, 1-4pm, Feb 20-23
Junior Leaders (ages 12 and up) several opportunities are available for youth ages 12 and up to participate in programs or to volunteer as a junior leader. Volunteering with our camps throughout the year is a rewarding way to spend
your time and build your resume skills. Contact us to be a part of our team:
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Community Art Projects
Town of Cochrane Recreation, Culture & the Arts 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