Love drawing or doodling? Use it as a tool to calm your mind and body through mindfulness. Watch the video below: WHAT IS MINDFULNESS? Mindfulness is the ability to be connected to the present moment, and what you’re doing in >> read more
Explore Esker’s upcoming youth programs and our archive of art activities to make at home with the Esker Youth Engagement (EYE) series.
Winter 2021 programs will launch in February, looking forward to seeing you then!
Please note that due to COVID-19 most of our fall programs are being offered online using Zoom, in Mountain Standard Time (MST). Registration is required to participate. Space in the programs is limited. We request that you please provide 72 hours notice for cancellations so we can offer your ticket to the waitlist. Tickets are non-transferrable.
Make a flower press and add dried flowers to your drawings and sketches. FOR THE FLOWER PRESSING YOU’LL NEED: Method 1 (time): -10-40 small flowers and leaves -2 pieces of medium to thick corrugated cardboard (like from a larger cardboard >> read more
Add some plant life to your bedroom or kitchen with this hanger made by up-cycling an old T-shirt. ALL YOU’LL NEED: -An old T-shirt, preferably size Medium or larger -Scissors INSTRUCTIONS: -Lay your t-shirt flat. Cut 8 strips (approx. >> read more
WHAT YOU WILL NEED -Free Stop Motion Studio App (Requires Android 5.0 and up). -Tripod. You can make your own tripod out of a paper-towel roll: https://bit.ly/2YmyRNo -To photograph a work surface with your phone facing down (like the example), >> read more
The sun is out, it’s time to get outside and get creative. Try this project on your own, or invite a friend to do it with you at a safe distance (2 metres apart!), or virtually. Go for a walk >> read more
Make your own Katie Ohe inspired Kinetic Cube sculpture, and decorate it with your favourite photos, memories, and artworks. For a detailed step by step guide on how to make this watch this video and download the pdf below. Download >> read more
Poetry is a great way to express yourself, but it can be tricky to get started. Try this found poetry and collage exercise and get your creative juices flowing! All you need is a magazine or section of the newspaper, >> read more
Miss your friends? Isolation can get you down. Distracting yourself with something creative can help. MAKE A BRACELET FOR YOURSELF OR A FRIEND! All you need is paper, and markers or pencil crayons. Take a pic of your bracelet and >> read more
Feeling bored? Antsy? Isolated? Want to express your emotions, or send a message to the outside world? MAKE A SIGN AND SHARE IT WITH YOUR COMMUNITY! Inspired by Jane Trash and Sondra Meszaros’s creative resistance project and workshop ‘I’M SO >> read more