ARAS Summer & Spring 2018 - Art Camps & Classes for Preschoolers to Adults!

Founded in 1993, the Avenue Road Arts School provides people of all ages with high-quality visual and performing arts instruction in a relaxed and supportive environment.

We offer:
  • Full Year Classes (September to June) for Preschool, Kids & Teens, and Adults
  • Birthday Parties
  • Small Class Sizes
  • Quality Instructors
  • Convenient location near St Clair subway station
  • Free parking
New to the school? Feel free to stop by our office for a tour of our studios!

Our summer programming for 2018 is here!

The summer term begins Tuesday, July 3rd and runs through to Friday, August 31st, with different options running weekly or bi-weekly.

Don’t miss your chance to secure a spot in your favourite class this summer!

View Schedules for Kids, Teens, & Adults

Preschoolers with a caregiver and children JK-Grade 4 can get ready to go on an Avenue Road Arts School adventure with Peter Rabbit and his menagerie of friends. Scurry across Mr. McGregor's farm with Peter or jump through the puddles with Mr. Jeremy Fisher, all while exploring the characters and sights of Potter's enchanting world.
Campers will connect art and story in this fun, creative and engaging program. Using the stories and themes found in the world of Beatrix Potter including the Tale of Peter Rabbit, children will draw, paint and sculpt, creating a variety of unique art works. To explore the theme further, drama and music activities will be utilized and campers will be encouraged to display their creativity through all art forms.

Kids grade 3 - 12 will enjoy a week of art, drama, and fun while exploring enriching and creative themes!
Our large roster of visual and performing arts programs for kids and teens are carefully chosen and designed to offer students lots of choice, while incorporating a nice balance between challenging, creative, engaging, skill-based and fun classes.

Adult students (15+) experience a warm, congenial and supportive environment to learn and create in. The large roster of programs, are designed to allow each individual to advance at his or her own pace. Each class offers a nice balance between challenging, fun, creative, and skill-based approaches.

We're thrilled to announce our programming for spring 2018!

Parents can sign up with their child for Toddler Arts, with classes offered Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.

After school options begin at 3:15pm for kids JK - Grade 3, and Brown School students will be picked up from school. 
All students can stay for a 4:30 class to double their art experience!

From 4:30 - 6pm, check out classes for kids JK - Grade 12, with many possibilities in Cartooning, Clay, Drawing & Painting, Mixed Media, Performing Arts, Photography, and Science.

Are you a new adult student, and not sure what class would be the right fit? Check out our adult class landing page to find our classes broken down by skill level!

If you're returning to us this spring, we can't wait to see you in April!

Check out all course descriptions and register.

"As a relatively new painter I wanted a safe, friendly environment in which to explore my desire to paint. The Avenue Road Arts School is that place. The teachers are not only well distinguished artists in the art community they are also skilled, encouraging and inspiring mentors. The day of my art class has become my favourite day of the week. I look forward to the stimulation of a good lesson and the time to work one on one with the teacher. The camaraderie of my fellow students completes a great session. To be able to learn in such a nurturing space is an experience any aged student would flourish in." - Jane L

Skills Category: Artistic/Creative
Course Start Date: Apr 09, 2018
Course End Date: Jun 16, 2018
Format: In-Person
Venue Name: Avenue Road Arts School
Address: 460 Avenue Road
Course Provider: Avenue Road Arts School
WebSite Address: 460 Avenue Road

How to Register:

Online via our website:

In person, by email, or by phone

Spring Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday 8:00am-8:00pm 
Friday 8:00am-6:30pm, 
Saturday 8:30am-5:30pm 
Sunday Birthdays only


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