For all online programs, where materials are included, registration must be confirmed no later than one week prior to the start date to ensure timely delivery of material kits. Once material kits are mailed out, course fees are non-refundable.

The Assembly Hall uses Cisco Webex Meetings for online classes and workshops. A few days before the class start date, the Webex Meeting invite containing instructions on how to join the class/workshop is sent.

Dark, delicious and detailed; ink drawings can be simple, complex and infinitely interesting. In this course, learn a wide range of ink drawing techniques and styles. Perfect for those with interests in drawing, design and illustration. A list of required materials will be provided. Pricing valid for winter 2021 session only.

Instructor: Marjan Verstappen

Date and time:

  • February 9, 9 a.m. – noon.
  • March 16, 9 a.m. – noon.
  • March 23, 9 a.m. – noon.
  • March 2, 9 a.m. – noon.
  • March 9, 9 a.m. – noon.

Registration: Register online at efun.toronto.ca using barcode #3757249

Fee: $90 (five week program)

 

Learn how to master a still-life, while improving your drawing and painting skills. Duplicate shiny/reflective surfaces, liquids, crystal and food. Perfect for beginners and experienced painters wanting to brush up on making objects appear real. A list of required materials will be provided. Pricing valid for winter 2021 session only.

Instructor: Marjan Verstappen

Date and time:

  • February 9, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • February 16, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • February 23, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • March 2, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • March 9, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Registration: Register online at efun.toronto.ca using barcode #3757248

Fee: $90 (five week program)

Instructor: Jennifer Town (Memengwaas Kwe)

Historically beading is an important part of Indigenous culture. It was a means of creating documents between nations. Today beading is used in many forms and many techniques to create jewelry, regalia and many other items. In this workshop you will learn the basics of loom beading to create keychains or bracelets. Once you learn how to read loom patterns you will be able to create your own patterns and designs. Cost includes material kit and mail out of kit. Pricing is valid for winter 2021 only (1 kit per family). Registration to be under the participating adult name only.

Instructor: Jennifer Town (Memengwaas Kwe)

Date and time: February 28, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Registration: Register online at efun.toronto.ca using barcode #3757252

Fee: $60/family, materials included

The dream world is very important to Indigenous people. There are many legends about how dream catchers originated. In this workshop you will learn a modern method of creating a dreamcatcher and learn about legends from various first nations. As you and your family create your beautiful dreamcatcher, you will learn how to create with intention. Cost includes material kit and mail out of kit. Pricing is valid for winter 2021 only (1 kit per family). Registration to be under the participating adult name only.

Instructor: Jennifer Town (Memengwaas Kwe)

Date and time: Sunday, March 7, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Registration: Register online at efun.toronto.ca using barcode #3757251

Fee: $40/family, materials included

Our ancestors from all over the world have their own basket making techniques. Learn how to pick, sort and soak White Pine needles and use them to create Ojibwa hand coiled baskets. You will also learn a basic sewing technique to create beautiful patterns on your basket. Possibilities are endless. Be prepared to take in the beautiful smell of pine as you create your very own pine needle basket. Cost includes material kit and mail out of kit. Pricing is valid for winter 2021 only.

Instructor: Jennifer Town (Memengwaas Kwe)

Date & Time: Sunday, March 14, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Registration: Register online at efun.toronto.ca using barcode #3757250

Fee: $40/day, materials included

Workshop Cancellation

  • Due to low enrolment by The Assembly Hall: 100 per cent refund or account credit.
  • Missed classes on the part of the student: make-up classes or account credits will not be provided.
  • Due to instructor emergencies/illness: make-up class provided. If a make-up class is provided, no refunds or account credits will be issued.

Please note, if a make-up class is provided, refunds or credits will not be provided.

Withdrawals, Refunds and Credits

All registration cancellations/withdrawals must be initiated in writing prior to the start of the workshop’s second class. No refunds or credits will be considered after this date. Withdrawals will be prorated based on the date of the withdrawal, not based on attendance in the program. A $12 administration fee will be deducted per person, per workshop for all refunds, withdrawals and credits.

Materials

Materials are not included in adult course fees unless stipulated in the program description. Please inquire at The Assembly Hall Office or with your instructor for supply lists.