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Monday, December 22, 2008

Harbourfront Centre Courses & Workshops

Make time for you! A world of contemporary culture is waiting for you at Harbourfront Centre's Courses & Workshops!



TORONTO, Monday, December 22, 2008 — Travel to Harbourfront Centre, the most memorable and economical destination ever, to escape the winter cold and uncrate the spring sun with the city's best Courses & Workshops! Harbourfront Centre is pleased to offer a diverse and exciting line-up of contemporary culture courses throughout the winter and spring months. Adults can learn to paint; create their own website; explore the world of circus arts; tour the city's culinary neighbourhoods; go gallery hopping; make delicious candies and chocolates just in time for Valentine's Day; attend tea socials; join a book club; take a glass blowing course; and much more! Harbourfront Centre's Courses & Workshops are affordable and provide a perfect environment for adults to learn or improve skills, and expand their social circle with like-minded individuals at Toronto's leading arts and cultural centre.



Courses & Workshops begin on January 18, 2009 at Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West. Register early as class size is limited. To register or for more information, the public can call 416-973-4093, e-mail learning@harbourfrontcentre.com or visit harbourfrontcentre.com/learn.



Winter/Spring 2009 Courses & Workshops



Visual Arts & Design

•Expressive Arts (Sunday, January 18)

•Drawing for Fashion Design (5 Mondays, January 19 to February 16)

•Introduction to Botanical Drawing (5 Mondays, January 19 to February 16)

•Sewing 101 (5 Mondays, January 19 to February 16)

•Fashion 101 (5 Tuesdays, January 20 to February 17)

•Painting (6 Tuesdays, January 20 to February 24)

•Parent Workshop: Engaging Kids with Contemporary Arts (Saturday, May 9)

•Toronto Island Watercolour Sketchbook (4 Sundays, May 24 to June 14)



Media Studies

•Creating your own Website (6 Mondays, January 19 to February 23)

•Demystifying the Digital Camera (Sunday, January 25)

•Digital Photography Manipulation (Saturday & Sunday, February 21 & 22)



Performing Arts

•Djembe Drumming (4 Thursdays, February 5 to 26)

•Circus (6 Mondays, Session 1: May 25 to June 29; Session 2:6 Wednesdays, May 27 to July 8)



Seasonal

•Candy-Making Workshop (Sunday, February 1)

•From Beer to There (3 Thursdays, April 16 to 30)



Literary Arts

•Authors at Harbourfront Centre Book Club (Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of every month)



Urban & Cultural Studies

•Film & Food Club (3 Fridays, February 6 to 20)

•Tea 101 (4 Saturdays, February 21 to March 14)

•Gallery Hopping (6 Wednesdays, April 21 to May 25)

•Urban Portraiture (6 Tuesdays, April 21 to May 25)

•Artistic Architecture in the Public Space (6 Wednesdays, April 22 to May 26)

•Explore Toronto's Culinary Neighbourhoods (Saturday, April 25: Little India; Saturday, May 2: Kensington; Saturday, May 9: Chinatown;

Saturday, May 16: Little Italy)



Craft Studio Courses

•Glass Blowing (Runs through May)

•Ceramics (Runs year-round)

•Introduction to Jewellery (Runs year-round)

•Intermediate Jewellery (Runs year-round)

•Textiles (Runs year-round)



FOCUS: Pause

Harbourfront Centre wants you. to. slow. down. In a world where we are constantly bombarded with information and images, what happens when someone really takes the time to reflect? Through May, Harbourfront Centre wants you to pause and make a connection to art, recreation, the world. Find time for yourself by taking one of our Courses and Workshops; reflect while you wait for the World Stage curtain to rise; enjoy while you skate on the Natrel Rink. Harbourfront Centre—time well spent.

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