Registration is now open for the After School Art Program. The program is for children age 6 -12 to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary through an artistic experience. Presented by the Pemberton Arts Council in partnership with the Pemberton Museum and a grant by the PVUS Recreation Commission Fund. There will be one course for visual arts and another course for performing arts.
Leading the visual arts course will be local artist, Valerie Butters. She will work with the participants to produce a creative visual art piece themed to represent highlights in the history and heritage of the Pemberton region. The piece will form the backdrop of a performance by the children in the Performing Arts program and be offered to the community for display as public art. The performance and display will be held as part of a Children’s Festival hosted by the Museum on June 30th.
For the performing arts course,local choreographer and performing arts instructor Trish Belsham will work with the participants to produce a short performance themed to depict highlights in the history and heritage of the Pemberton region. The children will perform the production as part of a Children’s Festival hosted by the Museum on June 30th.
A supervised “Snack & Chill” time in the Rec. Centre will be provided by members of the Pemberton Seniors from 3.15-3.45pm each Tuesday, excluding June 23rd. & 29th, when children will meet at the museum for rehearsal.
Registration is open with the Pemberton and District Community Centre online :www.slrd.bc.ca/pemrec-register