The Point is dedicated to incubating artistic excellence in Whistler through arts education, affordable live/work space, and collaborative projects that engage the broad community.​

                                              kids improv & acting camp with ira pettle

flag stop Teen acting mentorship program with ira pettle

Wednesdays, June 26 - August 7, 2019 (7–9:30pm)  $250+GST

This teen acting intensive with performance coach and entertainer Ira Pettle will marry each participant with a monologue to be rehearsed and performed at the Flag Stop Festival on August 10. (7 Wednesdays followed by dress rehearsal and performances. Ages 13–17. (Upon registration please email thepointinfo@gmail.com with child's name and age)


Barbed Choir

June 30, July 21, August 18 | 7pm - 8:30pm 
Do you love to sing? Do you love meeting new people? Do you like all types of rock music, new and old? Come out and sing with Barbed Choir! We’re Whistler’s rock choir. Meetings are drop-in, no registration or experience necessary. 

Facebook page for updates:  facebook.com/groups/barbedchoir/


ADULT PROGRAMS

children's expressive arts camp with aude ray

August 12 – 16 (9am-3pm)  * Please note date change

Early bird rate $300 until July 1 | Ages 8 & up.

Multi-talented artist Aude Ray immerses young aspiring artists in everything from music and theatre creation to drawing, painting, set-building and more! Performance on Friday, August 9 at the Flag Stop Theatre & Arts Festival.

(Upon registration please email thepointinfo@gmail.com with child's name and age)

indigo dying workshop

with frances dickenson of frances felt

Saturday, June 22, 2019 (9am-12pm) | $99+GST includes materials

Come join us for a 3-hour workshop. Learn all the basics of Japanese shibori folding and Indigo Vat dyeing. Test out some samples on cottons, silks, linens and wool, then using what you've learnt, create your own scarf or cushion cover to bring home.

CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS


July 29 – August 2, 2019 (9am-3pm)

Early bird rate $300 until June 17 | Ages 6-12.

Join Whistler kids entertainer Ira Pettle for a week of improv and acting on the shores of beautiful Alta Lake! In addition to the fun, participants will build confidence, enhance communication and listening skills, exercise creativity and team-based play, with a performance on the final day of camp! (Upon registration please email thepointinfo@gmail.com with child's name and age)

upcoming workshops



surface printing workshop with ulla clark of lu prints

Saturday, June 22, 2019 (1-4pm) | $99+GST includes materials
3 hours of Block Printing fun! Come join us to learn about cutting your own blocks, printing repeat patterns and learning about basic inks and dyes. Printing samples on paper and fabric scraps, then finish off with your own tea-towel or set of napkins to bring home.

pot to table cookware workshop with penny eder

These serving vessels can be put into the oven, on top of a BBQ, and then taken to the table to serve. A focus on hand sculpting of the pots. adding sculpted forest-themed flora, and discussion of careful glaze application. Attention to details both functional and aesthetic such as edges, rims, handles and smooth glass-like bottoms.

(3, 3-hour classes, $300+GST includes materials and kiln firing)

into the groove music camp with

papa josh

July 15 – 19, 2019 (9am-3pm)

Early bird rate $300 until June 3, 2019 | Ages 8 & up.

A fun, active way for students of any instrument to play in a band, develop their sense of rhythm and deepen their understanding of music. From rock to swing, funk, hip-hop and more with acclaimed musician/instructor Papa Josh Suhrheinrich. (Upon registration please email thepointinfo@gmail.com with child's name, age and instrument(s) played).

animal adventures into clay workshop

with penny eder

You will create a fun or whimsical dimensional animal sculpture. We will work our way through sketching, structural design, weighting and clay sculpting techniques to assure your sculpture dries and displays properly.

(3, 3-hour classes, $300+GST includes materials and kiln firing)


The Point Artist-Run Centre



piÑata workshop with meaghan kennedy

Make the pinata of your dreams! $40 includes all access to Meaghan Kennedy's supplies: paints, glitter, hair extensions, fabrics, jewels, fun furs, googly eyes, and way more! Learn step by step how to make your own pinata – and take it with you to keep or smash! No artistic skills are required, just willingness to get crafty and see where your imagination takes you! Check out Your Pinata on Instagram or Facebook for inspo!
3 hour workshop, come for a bit or stay the whole time – up to you!