Museum Games

Museum Games

Here are a few activities to make your next visit to the museum a little more interaciive. There is no need for art materials - just bring your imagination! The Senses Game - Look at the painting and see if…

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Museums Day

Museums Day

“Read this!” Here is what was written in the note I found in my mailbox last week: “ ‘The best thing in that museum was that everything always stayed right where it was. Nobody’d move. . . . Nobody’d be…

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Open House

Open House

We had an absolutely marvelous time at the Pointe-St-Charles Art School's Children's Open House. So many families turned out and people stayed all morning making art and having fun being creative! Here is an album of that wonderful event.

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Art And Kids

Art and Kids

What Art Teaches Kids This weekend we are having an Open House at the school to welcome families and children and others interested in the arts for kids, and to find out from the community what we can do for…

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Art Supplies!

Art Supplies!

Art Supplies are the Best! The woman next door and I went out for lunch at Aux Vivres on St. Laurent last week. We had been talking about art and such as we often do - we like to go…

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Art And The Movies

Art and the Movies

On Sunday, the woman next door called up and invited me to a film screening at Excentris, an Indie movie theatre in Montreal. It was rather last minute but she is passionate about this film and the story it tells…

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Manifesto

Manifesto

One wintry day a few months ago, I arrived at the Pointe-St-Charles Art School just after Barry Mac Pherson, our Artistic Director in charge of Program Development. I’ve known Barry for a while now, and I can tell when he…

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Eggs!

Eggs!

The Art of the Egg or the Egg and I It occurred to me that I have done an awful lot of egg drawings and paintings. Not quite sure why. It is a subject I use in my drawing classes…

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Winter Reading

Winter Reading

“Have you heard about Mark Zuckerberg’s book club?” Oswald asked, ploppling himself down on the couch at the art school. He had dropped by with his latest discovery from the tea world, Oolong coated in Ginseng. He is trying to…

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Artists, Conversation, École D'art Pointe-Saint-Charles Art School
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Beginnings

How it All Started - An Album This is a short visual story of how the Pointe-St-Charles Art School was  founded by artists Barry MacPherson, Louise Drouin and Catherine Wells. It was a dark and stormy night... well no, actually,…

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