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Classes + Camps
Register for courses online, by phone 613-580-ARTS (2787) or in person at Guest Services inside the Shenkman Arts Centre.
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The Resident Arts Partners websites list all their program information. Direct contact with them is the best way to receive specifics about their programs and procedures.
Proof of Vaccination is not required
- To attend a class or camp with the City of Ottawa and the Gloucester Pottery School.
Proof of Vaccination is required
- To attend a class or camp with the Ottawa School of Art and the Ottawa School of Theatre until further notice.
Four reasons to explore your creative side at Shenkman Arts Centre
1. Specialized Studios
The Shenkman Arts Centre features purpose-built studios. The dance studio has sprung floors, barres and mirrors. The painting studios have natural light, easels, sinks, appropriate ventilation and storage. Theatre students “play” in professional black box studios. Music students perform in acoustically treated spaces.
2. Quality Course Content
Courses at the Centre are for people who take their art seriously, but like to have fun too. Whether you’re a musician or a visual artist, a novice or a whiz, there’s a course or workshop for you right here.
3. Expert Teachers
Our professional artist instructors are a step above the rest in both training and experience. Working artists know enough about the medium, be it paint, clay or an instrument to be able to coach you in the right direction and troubleshoot the challenges.
4. Inspiring Environment
Creativity is contagious at Shenkman Arts Centre, where students’ imaginations are engaged and stimulated by an environment that includes art galleries, live performances, artist markets and a variety of other innovative activities.
Please note: Courses are promoted in the language in which they are taught. Program information is subject to change.