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UNB Art Centre & Leisure Learning

Looking for fun, educational, and creative ways to get more out of your life? Allow your creativity to flourish and your mind to grow by visiting the UNB Art Centre or taking one of our exciting Leisure Learning courses.

Leisure Learning

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Early bird discount: Register up to 2 weeks prior to the start date and get 15% off! Discount does not apply to One-on-One or French language classes.

This winter, some Leisure Learning courses will be offered virtually while others will be offered in-person.

In-person courses

Arts & crafts

COURSE NAME DATES TIME COST* DELIVERY
Youth: Mend and Make New: Slow Fashion Made Easy *NEW* Sat., Jan. 28 - Feb. 25 4 pm - 6 pm $85 In-person
Youth: Poster Design *NEW* Thurs., Jan. 26 - Feb. 23 6 pm - 8 pm $125 In-person
Watercolours on the Go Sat., Jan. 28 - Feb. 25 10 am - 1 pm $149 In-person
Functional Pottery Basics Sat., Jan. 28 - Feb. 23 1 pm - 4 pm $239 In-person
Youth: Portrait Drawing Basics *NEW* Thurs., Jan. 31 - Feb. 28 6 pm - 8 pm $85 In-person
Portrait Drawing Sun., Feb. 12 1 pm - 5 pm $69 In-person
Youth: Screen Printing *NEW* Thurs., March 16 - April 13 6 pm - 8 pm $125 In-person

Food & beverages

COURSE NAME DATES TIME COST* DELIVERY
A Taste of Italy Sat., Feb. 11 1 pm - 4 pm $69 In-person
A Taste of Italy Sat., March 18 1 pm - 4 pm $69 In-person
A Taste of Italy Sat., April 15 1 pm - 4 pm $69 In-person

Health & wellness

COURSE NAME DATES TIME COST* DELIVERY
Discover Chi Kung Mon., Jan. 23 - March 13 6 pm - 8 pm $149 In-person
Tai Chi for Health Thurs., Jan. 26 - April 6 6 pm - 8 pm $199 In-person

Languages

COURSE NAME DATES TIME COST* DELIVERY
French Beginners Level 1 Tues., Jan. 24 - April 4 6 pm - 7:30 pm $195 In-person
French Beginners Level 2 Wed., Jan. 25 - April 5 6 pm - 7:30 pm $195 In-person
French Intermediate - Level A Wed., Jan. 25 - April 5 7:45 pm - 9:15 pm $195 In-person
French Intermediate - Level B Tues., Jan. 24 - April 4 7:45 pm - 9:15 pm $195 In-person
Italian Beginners Level 1 Mon., Jan. 30 - April 24 6 pm - 7:30 pm $179 In-person
Italian Beginners Level 2 Tues., Jan. 31 - April 11 6 pm - 7:30 pm $179 In-person
Italian Beginners Level 3 Thurs., Feb. 2 - April 12 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm $179 In-person

Lifestyle & leisure

COURSE NAME DATES TIME COST* DELIVERY
Women's Woodworking: Joinery for the Novice Sat., Jan. 28 - March 4 1 pm - 4 pm $220 In-person
Women's Woodworking: Design for Your Space *NEW* Sat., March 25 - April 29 1 pm - 4 pm $195 In-person
Beekeeping: An Introduction Sat., March 25 10 am - 4 pm $115 In-person

Photography

COURSE NAME DATES TIME COST* DELIVERY
Digital Photo: SLR Basics
Wed., Feb. 1 - March 1 6 pm - 8 pm $160 In-person

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Online courses

Arts & crafts

COURSE NAME DATES TIME COST* DELIVERY
Introduction to Acrylic Painting Mon., Jan. 23 - March 13 6 pm - 8 pm $149 Online
Drawing for Beginners Wed., Jan. 25 - Feb. 15 6 pm - 8 pm $139 Online
Introduction to Fluid & Acrylic Pouring *NEW* Thurs., Feb. 2 - March 16 6 pm - 8 pm $149 Online
Anatomy & Figure Drawing for Beginners Wed., March 15 - April 19 6 pm - 8 pm $149 Online
Introduction to Oil Painting Mon., March 27 - April 24 6 pm - 8 pm $139 Online

Culture

COURSE NAME DATES TIME COST* DELIVERY
Arabic-Muslim Culture *NEW* Thurs., Feb. 2 - 23 6 pm - 8 pm $115 Online
Iranian Culture *NEW* TBD 6 pm - 7:30 pm $115 Online

Health & wellness

COURSE NAME DATES TIME COST* DELIVERY
Relaxation & Meditation Through Art Sat., Jan. 28 6 pm - 8 pm $45 Online
Kundalini Yoga: Body Intelligence and Connectedness Sun., Jan. 29 - March 5 10:30 am - 12 pm $85 Online
Kundalini Yoga Meditation: Deep Still-Point Work Sun., Jan. 29 1 pm - 3 pm $25 Online
Kundalini Yoga Meditation: Breaking up subconscious patterns and blocks  Sun., Feb. 5 1 pm - 3 pm $25 Online
Kundalini Yoga Meditation: Breaking the Habits of the Mind Sun., Feb. 12 1 pm - 3 pm $25 Online
Kundalini Yoga Meditation: Deep Still-Point Work Sun., Feb. 26 1 pm - 3 pm $25 Online
Kundalini Yoga: Develop Consciousness through Mind, Body, & Soul Sun., March 19 - April 23 10:30 am - 12 pm $85 Online
Kundalini Yoga Meditation: Breaking up subconscious patterns and blocks  Sun., March 19 1 pm - 3 pm $25 Online
Kundalini Yoga Meditation: Breaking the Habits of the Mind Sun., March 26 1 pm - 3 pm $25 Online
Relaxation & Meditation Through Art Sat., March 25 6 pm - 8 pm $45 Online
Kundalini Yoga Meditation: Deep Still-Point Work Sat., April 1 1 pm - 3 pm $25 Online
Kundalini Yoga Meditation: Breaking up subconscious patterns and blocks  Sun., April 16 1 pm - 3 pm $25 Online
Kundalini Yoga Meditation: Breaking the Habits of the Mind Sun., April 23 1 pm - 3 pm $25 Online

Languages

COURSE NAME DATES TIME COST* DELIVERY
American Sign Language 1
Tues., Jan. 30 - March 20
Thurs., Feb. 2 - March 16
6 pm - 8 pm
6 pm - 8 pm
$170
$170
Online
Online
American Sign Language 2 Thurs., Jan. 31 - March 14 6 pm - 8 pm $170 Online
American Sign Language 3 Wed., Feb. 1 - March 15 6 pm - 8 pm $170 Online
Arabic One-on-One *NEW* Flexible 8 hours $280 Online
Arabic Beginners Level 1 Tues., Jan. 24 - April 17 6 pm - 7:30 pm $179 Online
Arabic Beginners Level 2 Wed., Jan. 25 - April 5 6 pm - 7:30 pm $179 Online
French One-on-One
Flexible 8 hours $375 Online
French Beginners Level 1
Tues., Jan. 24 - April 4 6 pm - 7:30 pm $195 Online
French Beginners Level 2 Tues., Jan. 24 - April 4 8 pm - 9:30 pm $195 Online
French Beginners Level 3 Wed., Jan. 25 - April 5 1:30 pm - 3 pm $195 Online
French Intermediate Level A Wed., Jan. 25 - April 5 3:30 pm - 5 pm $195 Online
French Intermediate Level B Tues., Jan. 24 - April 4 5:30 pm - 7 pm $195 Online
French Intermediate Level C Thurs., Jan. 26 - April 6 5:30 pm - 7 pm $195 Online
German Beginners Level 1 Mon., April 3 - May 15 6 pm - 7:30 pm $149 Online
German Beginners Level 2 Tues., April 4 - May 9 6 pm - 7:30 pm $149 Online
Mandarin Beginners Level 1 Tues., Jan. 31 - March 14 6 pm - 7:30 pm $149 Online
Mandarin Beginners Level 2 Wed., Feb. 1 - March 15 6 pm - 7:30 pm $149 Online
Spanish One-on-One Flexible 8 sessions $280 Online
Spanish Beginners - Level 1 Mon., Jan. 30 - March 20 6 pm - 7:30pm $149 Online
Spanish Beginners - Level 2 Mon., Jan. 30 - March 20 8 pm - 9:30 pm $149 Online
Spanish Intermediate - Level 1 Thurs., Feb. 2 - March 16 6 pm - 7:30 pm $149 Online

Lifestyle & leisure

COURSE NAME DATES TIME COST* DELIVERY
One Stitch at a Time Mon., Jan. 30 - Feb. 27 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm $115 Online
One Stitch at a Time 2 Mon., March 13 - April 3 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm $115 Online

Writing & literature

COURSE NAME DATES TIME COST* DELIVERY
Fixing Common Writing Errors One-on-One
Flexible 4 sessions $140 Online
Introduction to Creative Writing Mon., Jan. 23 - April 17 7 pm - 8:30 pm $175 Online
Writing Horror: The Dark Side Mon., Jan. 23 - March 13 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm $165 Online
Crafting the Short Story Thurs., Jan. 26 - March 30 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm $180 Online
Novel Writing Wed., Feb. 1 - March 29 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm $180 Online
Fixing Common Writing Errors Sat., Feb. 4 1 pm - 4 pm $65 Online
Screenwriting for Film & TV Tues., Feb. 7 - 28 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm $140 Online
Fixing Common Writing Errors Thurs., Feb. 23 1 pm - 4 pm $65 Online
An Introduction to Publishing Sat., Feb. 25 1 pm - 5 pm $65 Online
Punctuating Dialogue in Fiction Sat., March 18 1 pm - 4 pm $65 Online
Self-Publishing and Marketing Sat., April 1 1 pm - 5 pm $65 Online
How to Edit Your Own Novel Sat. & Sun., April 22 - 23 1 pm - 4 pm $95 Online

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UNB Art Centre

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The UNB Art Centre takes a multi-cultural, multi-generational and multi-disciplinary approach to education, engaging members of the public as active participants in a vibrant learning environment.

The UNB Art Centre promotes dialogue and discussion, encouraging engagement with art and artists through exhibitions, and events as well as the UNB Permanent Collection. Artists talks, workshops and the student group ArtZone enhance the artistic experience by encouraging the development of technical skill and visual literacy.

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