Super Saturdays are the Campbell River Art Gallery’s family-friendly guided art activities. These activities are a great opportunity for all ages to have some fun and learn a little bit about art.

NEW! Our drop-in Super Saturday art activities are now available as take-home art kits. Each kit is good for one budding artist. Same fun, now in the comfort of your home!

View all upcoming Super Saturday activities on our Event Calendar.


2021 Activities

Chalk the Square

Saturday, August 21
12 PM – 4 PM | Spirit Square

Use REPRESENTATION, our current exhibition featuring our permanent collection, to inspire a new work made of chalk! We’ll provide the chalk – just bring yourselves.

Cyanotypes

Saturday, July 17
1 PM – 3 PM | Spirit Square / outside CRAG

Come explore cyanotypes with us for the final Super Saturday of the exhibition! Karen Tam has executed an amazing cyanotype installation in her exhibition, Autumn Tigers, and this is your chance to explore the medium alongside us on the sidewalk right outside the Gallery.

Resilience Banners

Saturday, July 3
1 PM – 3 PM | Studio

In Autumn Tigers, Karen Tam examines the resilience and strength of Chinese-Canadians who have thrived even under the pressures of systemic racism, violence, and discrimination. This fun activity aims to create pieces of art that likewise celebrate, inspire and encourage strength, endurance and resolve.

#HopeRocksCR

Ongoing from May to July
Satellite Gallery and Take Home Kit


Take Home Kit: Art in Motion

Saturday, March 6
10 AM – 5 PM | Main Gallery

Pick up your art kit to create a series of sketches celebrating labour and action like Sybil Andrews.

Take Home Kit: Fill Our Gallery!

Saturday, February 6
10 AM – 5 PM | Main Gallery

Pick up your art kit to create five miniature works of art inspired by our 39th Annual Members Show.

2020 Activities

Take Home Kit: Looking Forward

Saturday, December 12
12 PM – 5 PM | Main Gallery

Pick up your art kit to create a snowflake ornament celebrating the winter season and the upcoming new year.

Take Home Kit: Braiding Sweetgrass

Saturday, November 14

Pick up your art kit to create a wind chime inspired by Olivia Whetung’s Sugarbush Shrapnel and Robin Wall Kimmerer’s Braiding Sweetgrass. By donation.

Take Home Kit: Sugarbush Shrapnel

Saturday, October 24

Pick up your art kit to create a woven seed pod inspired by Olivia Whetung’s Sugarbush Shrapnel. By donation.

Take Home Kit: Stand

Saturday, October 3

Pick up your art kit to create a beaded sketch inspired by the our exhibition Sugarbush Shrapnel. By donation.

Take Home Kit: Art+Earth

Saturday, September 12

Pick up your art kit to create a salmon leaf collage inspired by the Art+Earth Festival and our exhibition Sugarbush Shrapnel.

Take Home Kit: Translations

Saturday, August 22

Translations-inspired Super Saturday! Come and pick up an activity kit to create a unique work of art based on the ancient technique of moaragh kari.

Past Activities

  • Sculptural collage
  • Abstract ink and watercolor wash
  • Self portraits
  • 3D Bat
  • Puffy Paint SnowMan
  • Fall Leaf Suncatchers
  • Creative Bookmarks
  • Monster Art
  • Bubble Paper Art
  • CD Snails 
  • Paper Bag Monsters
  • Pom Pom Caterpillars
  • Hungry Fish
  • Paper Plate Fish Bowl
  • Paper Tube Animals
  • Tissue Stain Glass Sun Catchers
  • Monster Blow Art  
  • Wax Resist Watercolor Art
  • Yarn Love Monsters
  • Tape Painting
  • Hand Print Tree with Textured Leaf Prints
  • Paper Mache Piggy Banks
  • Festive Cards
  • Beaded Key Chains 
  • Duct Tape Pencil Cases 
  • Multi-Media Scarecrows 
  • Landscape Collages
  • Fire Breathing Dragons
  • Popsicle Stick Sculptures
  • Printmaking with Foam and Cardboard
  • Canada Day Whirly-Gigs
  • Painted Rock Faces
  • Tissue Paper Cherry Blossoms
  • Painted bottles a la Valri Peyser
  • Abstract Watercolour Flowers
  • L’il Love Monsters
  • Yarn Flowers
  • Crazy Hair Scream Portraits
  • Yarn bowls
  • Collage with textures 
  • Milk carton bird houses
  • Sock Snowpeople
  • Make Holiday Gift Wrap
  • Drawing / Collage – Expanding on an Image
  • Salt Paintings
  • Tube Animal Marionettes
  • Paint a Clay Pumpkin Pot
  • Masks
  • Mono Printmaking
  • Popsicle Stick Puzzle Paintings
  • Birds and Nests – Collage
  • Melted Crayon Butterflies
  • Line Landscapes
  • Tissue Paper Flowers
  • Pastel Painted Sticks
  • Paper Clay Bugs
  • Colourful Spinners
  • Paper tube animals
  • Negative space collage
  • Painting: Hospital Art Project
  • Paper Clay Fish
  • Valentine’s Day Cards
  • Weaving
  • Walk Away from Racism
  • Neighbourhood Collage
  • Abstraction!
  • Shadow Box Dreamscapes
  • Rande Cook Inspires
  • Watercolour
  • Ocean Day
  • National Aboriginal Day
  • Print making
  • Max Streicher Inspires
  • Spring Flowers
  • Let’s Recycle
  • Mixed Media Drawing
  • Bookmarks and Luggage Tags
  • Button bracelets
  • Wrapping Paper – Printmaking