Creative Arts

Most Creative Arts Programs are 3 sessions. Each is 75 - 90 minutes. All supplies and parking are included. Artists and non-artists are welcome. Registration closes 48 hours before.

Programs marked*** require a group of at least three persons. All others can be done privately, or in group. If the dates listed do not suit you, please inquire as a change may be possible. Age limit 18+.

Parking and supplies are included in the cost, plus a hot drink and snack. For day-long  programs, please bring a brown bag lunch. A fridge and microwave are available if you need them.

Note: Creative Arts programs will no longer be available after January 27, 2018.


Program Codes

P) Personal Development

These programs each have a distinctive format, planned to aid your growth. $45 Private, $39 Group.

S) Spiritual Journey

These programs integrate prayer, art, beliefs, doubts and questions. Some have a Christian orientation, but persons of all faiths are welcome anytime. $40 Private, $35 Group.

C) Creative Social

These programs are a time to relax, create, share, make new friends, learn new skills, through use of a wide variety of topics and art techniques. See price below.


Program List

P) A-New Creation
Don't care to draw/paint? Use the collage collection to consider how to remake your world. We have millions of pictures to choose from!
Wednesdays, 3:00 pm, Sept. 27, Oct. 4, 11

S) Welcome Wisdom***
Enlightening faith stories from Buddhism teach us life lessons. 6 sessions for $35.
Thursdays, 1:15 pm to 2:45 pm, Sept. 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19, Nov. 2, 9

S) Come Holy Spirit ***
The Seven Gifts of the Spirit are promised to all. Use prayer-art to seek graces you most need. Finish the day with a lovely cloth/paper mural.
Saturday, Sept. 30, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

P) Still Green
Which dream, that you have for your self, has not yet come true? You can move it forward with this popular art technique and process.
Tuesdays, 7:00 pm, Oct. 3, 10, 17

S) Love Affairs***
The poetry of the mystics speaks of God's personal love for each of us and carries us into joyous prayer-art pieces on this Retreat Day.
Saturday, Oct. 7, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

S) Shifting***
Input to help you understand the "axial shift of consciousness" now occurring everywhere. See how it is affecting you and its potential to deepen your spirituality.
Saturday, Oct. 21, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

P) Bitter->Sweet
Would you feel lighter if you stopped carrying around that old anger and bitterness? Come to understand it and clear it out of your future.
Tuesdays, 1:15 pm, Oct. 31, Nov. 7, 14

S) Shaping the Spiritual
Vital questions, help you to recall, investigate and nourish your spirituality, setting a direction for the future.
Tuesdays, 7:00 pm, Oct. 31, Nov. 7, 14

P) Home for My Heart
Adjust your personal design to create a fresh space, so your emotional, physical, spiritual and mental aspects all contribute to your happiness.
Wednesdays, 3:00 pm, Nov. 1, 8, 15

P) Links and Loops ***
Having a troublesome relationship? (friend, family, workplace, part of self) Gain insight toward change, by using a collage art approach.
Saturday, Nov. 11, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

P) Tissue Tales***
Become aware of attitudes shaping your life. They bed for your attention! Change them and you change all that depends on them.
Thursdays, 1:15 pm, Nov. 16, 23, 30

P) Why Are You Crying?
Yes, art making can help you in grieving the loss of a loved one, recently or long ago.
Thursday, 1:15 pm, Nov. 21, 28, Dec. 5

P) Letting Go and Letting in      NEW
In a time of transition, there are things that we need to let go of, and others that have to be let in, so that we can move forward. If you are experiencing an important change, let this program help you sort things out. Because it is new, it will be offered three times.
i) Tuesdays 7:00 pm, Nov. 21, 28, Dec. 5
ii) Wednesdays 3:00 pm, Nov. 22, 29, Dec. 6
iii) Saturday, Nov. 25, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

C) Fresh Rain***
This program aims to expand your artistic creativity through guided art projects. You will produce a wide variety of art pieces, using many different techniques and inexpensive materials. The cost is $5.00 a session, or 6 sessions for $25.00, payable on arrival. The 6 sessions do not have to be consecutive ones. Please register by the previous Monday.
Wednesdays, 1:30 to 2:50 pm


Contact Us

Providence Motherhouse

1200 Princess Street, P.O. Box 427
Kingston, Ontario, K7L 4W4


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