Rachel Currie, Evie Han and Mike Sheppard comprise the City of Kingston’s first-ever Community Arts Team, a group of local youth artists dedicated to bringing innovative arts programming to the Kingston community. Working within the Cultural Services Department, The Arts Team is offering high quality programs in music, drama, visual arts, and dance at local museums, parks, organizations, splash-pads and other locales.
Check out all the free programming they are offering all over the city, now through August 31, 2012!
Select weekdays in August
Arts Engagement The Kingston Splash Pads! Ages 12 and under
The Arts Team visits the best places to cool down and enjoy the summer, offering a wide range of arts activities every visit, keep your eyes open for our orange t-shirts!
August 1st Splash Pad in City Park 9:30am
August 2nd Confederation Park 9:30am
August 3rd Splash Pad in City Park 9:30am
August 8th Confederation Park 9:30am
August 8th Splash Pad in City Park 1:00pm
August 17th Confederation Park 9:30pm
August 17th Splash Pad in City Park 1:00pm
August 24th Confederation Park 9:30am
August 24th Splash Pad in City Park 1:00pm
August 27th Splash Pad in City Park 1:00pm
August 28th Splash Pad in City Park 1:00pm
Sundays in July
Family Photography Pump House Steam Museum Great for all ages
Put your own spin on how you see the world by taking on a new photography task each week, learning about helpful techniques and tips!
Thursdays until August 30th
Great to Create MacLachlan Woodworking Museum Great for 8-14
A community project for display until the end of August; our team will work hard to create a picnic space in the old blacksmith’s hut, located in front of the MacLachlan Woodworking Museum.
Fridays until August 31st
Tails from the Rails Pump House Steam Museum Ages 6 and under
Journey across Canada aboard the Sound Express to experience the various soundscapes at each stop. Listen to discover the hidden stories from each region while also creating an artistic project!
Sundays in August
Building Structures MacLachlan Woodworking Museum Great for all ages!
Are you ready for a challenge? Each week we take on a new project using a different type of structure and building technique.
July 23rd until August 23rd
Arts-in-the-Parks! City Parks Program across the City Ages 12 and under
The Arts Team becomes a special guest at the City Parks Program by offering drop-in arts activities in music, visual arts and drama.
July 23rd Cooperative Homes Complex 9:30am and 2:00pm
July 25th Cataraqui Woods Park 2:00pm
July 26th Cataraqui Woods Park 2:00pm
July 27th Cooperative Homes Complex 2:00pm
July 30th Patrick St. Park 2:00pm
July 31st Patrick St. Park 2:00pm
August 1st Rideau St. Park 2:00pm
August 2nd Rideau St. Park 2:00pm
August 13th Aberfoyle Park 9:30am and 2:00pm
August 15th Aberfoyle Park 9:30am
August 15th Silas Stevens Park 2:00pm
August 16th Silas Stevens Park 2:00pm
August 26th Dunham Park 9:30am and 2:00pm
August 22nd Dunham Park 9:30am
August 22nd Old Colony Park 2:00pm
August 23rd Old Colony Park 2:00pm