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McTavish Academy Of Art (MAOA) transformed an 18,000 sq. ft. unused school in North Saanich into a vibrant and creative arts facility. MAOA is a center where the community can connect and explore their creativity, expand on talents, explore new ones and host amazing events. This bring cross generational collaboration, family and learning to life through the arts.

Art of all kinds, music, dance, literature, yoga, traditional arts, visual arts can lift a community, we look forward to exploring them with you.

We have dedicated art, yoga, dance, music, photography and workshop studios. The academy is filled with works ...

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22 Sessions

New to Watercolours
For ages 16+ yrs

Always wanted to paint but think watercolours are frightening? Come try them in a friendly and encouraging atmosphere! Come experiment and explore with watercolour in a bright and free way. Splash ... Read More

Sat
9:30am - 3:30pm
McTavish Academy Of Art
Course Fee: $70.00

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Pro-D Day Camp
For ages 5-9 yrs

Instructors will foster your child’s creativity and imagination in a fun and safe environment. This interactive day will guide children through a variety of activities like arts and crafts, yoga, d... Read More

Fri
9am - 3pm
McTavish Academy Of Art
$49.00

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Mom & Daughter Middle Eastern Dance Connection
For All Ages

This is an eight week fun dance program for Mothers and Daughters (ages 5 to 8). Learn the art of Middle Eastern Dance with your Daughter as you walk though some basic easy to learn moves in a fun ... Read More

Fri -
5:30pm - 6:30pm
McTavish Academy Of Art
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Middle Eastern Dance Intensive
For All Ages

This is an eight week dance intensive session for beginners new to Middle Eastern dance who are ready for a challenge. This program is designed for those who would like to learn this art in a more ... Read More

Fri -
7pm - 8pm
McTavish Academy Of Art
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New to Watercolours
For ages 16+ yrs

Always wanted to paint but think watercolours are frightening? Come try them in a friendly and encouraging atmosphere! Come experiment and explore with watercolour in a bright and free way. Splash ... Read More

Sat
9:30am - 3:30pm
McTavish Academy Of Art
Course Fee: $70.00

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November 23, 2017

I have watched the founders of McTavish Academy of Art dream, envision, and create a gem of a facility in North Saanich. They built this dream inside the much loved (but closed) McTavish Elementary school surrounded by peaceful farmland in a lovely neighbourhood. They have embraced the whole creative community young and old. Just walking into the facility is an experience with the local art displayed on the walls, fantastic music playing in the background and rooms filled with different events and activities from art classes, yoga, music and kids programs. When you meet the owners you can't help but be excited about what they are creating within the hallways. I was thrilled to hear they are offering programs for children - I wish they were open when my family was younger! Just go there and take a tour and see for yourself. You will be back!

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November 22, 2017

What an incredible space for the peninsula! I am so grateful for the amazing art classes, yoga classes and exciting events created for the community; not to mention the lovely people that we have met while at the space. There is something to do for all ages!!

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