Community Art Courses & Events
With guidance from Peel Public Health and the Medical Officer of Health, and in an abundance of caution for both our residents and staff around the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Mississauga and Living Arts Centre is responding with the cancellation of our remaining classes in the winter session of community courses. The Centre will be closed to the public from March 14 to April 5, 2020.
Our Box Office will provide a prorated refund for the remainder of the course term or a full refund for cancelled workshops. If you paid by credit card this refund will be directly applied otherwise please contact our box office at 905-360-6000 for further assistance. Please note our extended box office hours on March 13th and 14th are 11:00 am -8:00 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to seeing you at the LAC soon.
According to Peel Public Health, the best way to prevent the spread of respiratory viruses such as COVID-19 is to:
- Stay home if you are sick.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Cover coughs and sneezes with your sleeve.
- Wash your hands with soap and water or with alcohol-based hand rub.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Clean frequently touched objects and surfaces.
For more information, visit Inside Mississauga for our latest updates about COVID-19, including Frequently Asked Questions, travel advice and public statements.
Discover your inner Van Gogh or Matisse in our painting and drawing courses. Experiment with oil or mixed media and learn the principles of colour and design. Beginner and advanced levels are available. Our 1 to 4 day workshops give you a taste of the arts, while 10 week courses provide an in-depth experience in hands-on creativity. Both take place in our professionally equipped studios.
Please note: Unless otherwise indicated these courses are 10 weeks in length and include all materials and applicable taxes.
More Drawing & Painting
Take your love for drawing & painting to the next level with this multi-medium course.
Drawing and Painting for the Absolute Beginner
If you have always wanted to draw and paint, then this class is for you!
Acrylic for Seniors Workshop
Inspired by famous artworks, explore painting and the acrylic medium.
This course is for the beginner painter who wishes to gain a technical understanding of acrylic painting.
Designed for beginner-to-intermediate level artists, this course will allow for practice and experimentation in a wide range of drawing techniques and mediums.
Watercolour for Seniors Workshop
Explore watercolours by studying famous impressionist paintings and create your own masterpiece.
Encaustic Wax Art Workshop
Discover the wonders of the ancient medium of encaustic art
If you like to work in watercolours, acrylics or water soluble oils, then Summer Painting is for you!
*Courses indicating 'Call Box Office' means that the course is either FULL or close to full. Please call for further inquiries.