Events

At the Bateman Foundation, we're glad to hear your interests in our events and programs. You can find the Bateman Foundation COVID-19 Policy and Procedure here. Thank you for your continued support.

Floral Watercolour Painting Course: Online

This 4-week NatureSketch Floral Watercolour Painting course is brought to you online. Your educator Vida Akef will guide you through the theory and principles of watercolour painting and how to apply them to intricate floral designs.

$170.00

Garry Oak Watercolour Painting Course

Beginner friendly, this program teaches you the fundamentals and principles of watercolours and how to apply them to bringing your art to life. You will apply the skills learned in this to bringing colour, vibrancy, and detail to your paintings.

This 4-week Garry Oak Watercolour Painting course is taught by Bryone Wynne-Jones. Learn the intimate details of the venerable Garry Oak trees, study their leaves, trunks, branches, and roots, and bring them to life with watercolour paints.

$170.00

Turtle Dove Family Drawing Workshop

Turtle Doves are small light grey birds with beautiful plumage with gold-laced wing feathers and silver ringed necks. The beautiful birds are associated with the winter holidays and made in the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas”.

In this family workshop, taught by illustrator and artist Val Lawton, we draw a turtle dove together. This class encourages children, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, the whole family to draw the turtle dove.

$20.00

Chris and John Bateman’s Heart & Home Tour

See the Bateman Gallery through the perspective of Robert's sons, Chris and John. Join John and Chris Bateman on December 3 to hear stories on cherished artwork currently displayed for Robert Bateman: Heart & Home.

Cardinal & Holly Holiday Watercolour Card Workshop

Cardinals & Holly plants have such incredible vibrant colours with their piercing reds and luscious greens, watercolour paints are the perfect medium to capture the brightness and tones of these colourful subjects. This class is a 2 hour workshop that focuses on painting a cardinal and holly. Students will be presented with several example options to study and paint and will be guided by our instructor.

$60.00

Winter Watercolour Painting Workshop

Learn to watercolour using the brilliant colours of the macaw as your subject in this 2.5 hour watercolour workshop taught by Bateman Foundation's NatureSketch expert Vida Akef. The course is on December 10 in the Bateman Gallery, Victoria, BC.

$70.00

Late Night by Donation

Visit the Bateman Gallery on the third Thursday night of each month from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. for late night admission by donation.

Free

Holiday Gift Tag Family Workshop

Family friendly holiday activity hosted in the Bateman Gallery. Get your whole family for a fun evening activity to create personalized holiday gift tags on December 15.

$20.00

Caribou Family Drawing Workshop

Learn to draw the majestic caribou with your family online drawing workshop. Share the love of creating art and seeing the intricate shapes, textures, lines, and contours with NatureSketch expert Val Lawton.

$20.00

Late Night by Donation

Visit the Bateman Gallery on the third Thursday night of each month from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. for late night admission by donation. Enjoy the amazing nature-themed exhibits, The World of Robert Bateman, which celebrates the artistic process of this iconic Canadian artist and environmentalist, and our featured rotational exhibit. Check out our exhibits page to see what’s on …

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Free

Late Night by Donation

Visit the Bateman Gallery on the third Thursday night of each month from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. for late night admission by donation. Enjoy the amazing nature-themed exhibits, The World of Robert Bateman, which celebrates the artistic process of this iconic Canadian artist and environmentalist, and our featured rotational exhibit. Check out our exhibits page to see what’s on …

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Free