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Children & Families

All ages have fun at our Family Sundays!

Surrey Art Gallery is a place for everyonefrom the young in age to the young at heart. We particularly love introducing kids to art as we believe this can lead to life-long learning. Check out our opportunities for children and families below!

Family Sundays

Create, explore, and enjoy art with family and friends! Developed to expand understanding of exhibitions, Family Sundays are free drop-in events that feature hands-on artmaking workshops with artist-educators in a range of mediums, art exploration activities in the Gallery, artist demonstrations, interactive live performances in the Studio Theatre, and more. Socialization and shared discovery are emphasized. Visit our Events page to see when the next one is coming up.

New! Self- Guided Art Stations & Art Explorer

On your next visit, try the Art Thinker station in the Gallery and Art Maker stations throughout the Surrey Arts Centre. Explore your creativity with the free hands-on activities and resources at each station, and enhance your understanding of the related art. Experiment with the activities on your own or with others!

Scouters Self-Guided Gallery Tours

Brownies, Girl Guides, and Boy Scouts groups can book a free visit to Surrey Art Gallery to learn about the artists and works on exhibit. Inquire about our self-guided Art Explorer resource with ideas to guide your group’s discoveries in the galleries. Group leaders are encouraged to preview exhibitions.

Advance booking is required to ensure space for your group. Contact the Interpretive Programmer to inquire about resources at: gallery.schools@surrey.ca or call 604-501-5566 to make a booking today.

Visual Art Classes

Discover how good it feels to get creative! We offer many courses and workshops each season for ages 3 to 17, as well as spring break camps in March and summer camps in July and August. Classes range from drawing, painting, and pottery to manga, coding, animation, and more!

Browse our current classes on the Activities Registration page. We encourage early registrationat least one week prior is ideal.