WINTER 2023 PROGRAMS

Sign up for in-person or online workshops and classes!

Courses vary from 1-day workshops to 6-week classes. Options are available for all ages including youth and family. Click below to view our winter line-up, see program descriptions, and to register: 

About Our Programs

Register for a program online, by phone at (519)-886-4577 during open hours, or in person at 25 Regina St. S. Waterloo.

Need some help with the online registration process?  Click here for instructions.

For additional assistance, email:

programs@buttonfactoryarts.ca

View our full registration policy including health & safety measures here.

Image: Wilma Vanderleeuw

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Check If your class requires supplies

Make sure to check if your class or workshop requires you to bring certain supplies. Please check your program's description for material needs or the supply list.

Instructors

Wondering who is teaching classes? Button Factory Arts has a talented and inspiring roster of artists leading our many courses, workshops, and events!

Become a member online and instantly receive a code that will give you 15% savings off courses and workshops in your next purchase! 

Supply Lists

Check required class supplies to be prepared in the online store class descriptions. For classes that require more extensive supplies, Lists can be found here:

Class evaluation

forms

We value your feedback! Recently completed a class or workshop? Fill out the evaluation form online.

Members' clubs

There are perks to being a member! 

Be a Button Factory Arts Member to participate in any of our members' clubs.

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An informal gathering of all levels of stitching enthusiasts, during which individuals can work on a current project or begin new ones in a supportive and relaxed environment. You can participate online, for free: here & even join weekly zoom gatherings on Mondays, 10am - 12pm.

 

Want to be added to the mailing list? Click here. 

Featured Image: June Horwich, Sue Sturdy, Brenda West, Pira Urosevic, Kathleen Bissett, Sue Cresswell, Salome Perez, H. Lisa Solon, Paula Rostrup

Open Print Studio

Fridays, Jan. 13, Jan. 27, Feb. 17, Mar. 3, Mar. 24

10am-4pm (building closed to the public)
$10/visit (pay at the desk per visit)

Button Factory Arts welcomes experienced printmakers to share in the use of its printing press and facilities! If interested, please email Heather Franklin at ed@buttonfactoryarts.ca to register and indicate which day you're signing up for. Please note there is a $10 fee per visit at the door!

Featured Image: Heather Franklin

inkTALKlio

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To be Announced
Online Program

BFA is hosting a free monthly meet-up called InkTALKlio, on the first Friday of every month with Button Factory Arts printmakers. Share your prints, exhibitions, techniques, supplies, demos, tour artists’ studios and workspaces. Connect with artists who love the smell of ink! Must be a member to attend. Contact ed@buttonfactoryarts.ca for a Zoom link or further information.

Sketch Group

Wednesdays, Oct. 12 - Dec. 14, 6-8pm

(Weekly Drop-in)
$10/visit (pay at the desk per visit)

 

This casual program provides a great opportunity to meet other artists and join in sketching together. Welcome to all artists of all abilities, Bring your own sketchbook and materials! No need to pre-register online, but please note there is a $10 fee per visit at the door!

Featured Image: Jason Fallaise

more ways to connect online

Join our Community Board!

Click the Facebook icon below to connect with a community of artists and enthusiasts! The Community Board is an open platform for artists, Button Factory Arts members, and the public to engage.

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