Magic At The Market


Join us for Magic at the Market art workshops every Saturday from May 19- Oct 6, 2018. Each week is a new project. Open to children of all ages. Drop ins welcome from 8:30am-1:00pm at the Collingwood Farmers Market. FREE

Located in downtown Collingwood at the corner of Second St and Pine St. Sponsored by the Collingwood BIA.

Enjoy a refreshing drink from our Magic lemonade stand. By donation.

See what art activities we will be doing each week below!

*There will be NO Magic at the Market July 28 due to the Elvis Festival.

Magic at the Market - Art Activities



Abstract Animals~ Saturday June 2, 2018

Express yourself by creating your favourite animal or your very own pet with zany oil pastel colours!



Kandinsky Inspired Abstract Art~ Saturday June 9, 2018

Explore the freedom of flowing lines, bold colours and shapes to create a masterpiece inspired by artist Wassily Kandinsky! You can use every colour of fruit, vegetables and flowers from the garden.




Whimsical Butterflies~ Saturday June 23, 2018

Our magical pollinators are out and what a better to bring on summer than making our own watercolour butterflies. We will be using coffee filters and pipe cleaners for an easy craft that you can re-create over and over again.



Rainy Day Umbrellas~ Saturday, June 30, 2018        

When it rains creativity it’s time to pull out your umbrella! Have fun with paper sculpture by creating whimsical accordion paper folded umbrellas! Magic art classes are open rain or shine at the Market!




Blow Art Monsters~ Saturday July 7, 2018

Colourful monsters, scary monsters, fun monsters! Blow watercolour paint to see what type of monster you will create!




Flip Flop Fun~ Saturday, July 14, 2018       

Flip Flop your way to fun this summer by creating your very own fancy feet patterned summer sandals!





Wax Resist Popsicles~ Saturday, July 21, 2018

Create your own artistically flavoured, mouth watering popsicles using watercolour paint and wax resist. It’s hard to say no to something so scrumptious!




Vegetable Flower Garden Painting ~ Saturday, August 4, 2018

Forget painting with boring paintbrushes, we’re going to make our painting in the most creative way. Using our fresh local farmer’s market produce, we’ll be creating our very own flower garden painting.  



Surrealist Reflective Eye~ Saturday, August 11, 2018

Be inspired by Surrealist artist Rene Magritte by creating your own eye drawing with a “dreamlike” reflection mirrored inside!





3D Octopus Pets ~ Saturday, August 18, 2018

Using strips of paper and 3D folding we’ll be creating our very own under water pal.




Letter Pattern Play~ Saturday, September 8, 2018

Pattern Play with your name!! Paint whimsical watercolour pieces designed to enhance the first letter of your name.





Castle in the Sky Shadow Puppet ~Saturday, September 15, 2018  

Let your imagination soar back to back to a different time! Create a castle in the clouds shadow puppet with towers and windows to cast shadows on your wall at night!





Clothes Peg Flying Creatures ~Saturday, September 22, 2018  

Have fun with your hands building clothes peg flying creatures including butterflies, dragonflies and more!





Fall Root Vegetable Paintings~ Saturday, October 6, 2018

Look underground to paint and plant your fall garden with yummy root vegetables! Carrots, beets and onions. So tasty!