Free Family Portrait Workshop (Kids 7-12)

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Free Family Portrait Workshop (Kids 7-12)

Join us for a free family art event

By CICA Vancouver

When and where

Date and time

Sat, Jun 17, 2023 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM PDT


CICA Vancouver 228 Abbott Street Vancouver, BC V6B 2K8 Canada

About this event

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

The CICA Creative Learners program is an initiative led by the gallery to encourage families to explore contemporary visual art practices together. This program offers parents and caregivers the opportunity to learn and engage with their children. The Centre of International Contemporary Art will open its doors once a month for special events that will include access to internationally renowned exhibitions, a guided tour designed to create learning opportunities for visitors of all ages, hands-on art activities led by artists and educators, and customized worksheets and lessons for gallery and at-home learning and play.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

RSVP is required as space is limited

This is a free event


The "My Identity Portrait Workshop" is an engaging and interactive art lesson designed for families with children aged 6-12. This workshop provides a unique opportunity to explore the concept of identity through the lens of art, specifically focusing on the captivating works of artist Genesis Tramaine. Through creative activities and discussions, families will delve into the themes of self-expression, diversity, and personal identity.

What’s included:

Activities include free access to the exhibition, a family-friendly guided tour to create learning opportunities for multigenerational visitors, and hands-on art-making opportunities led by artists and gallery educators. Educational materials will also be provided for free on our website and can be printed by parents at home in preparation for their visit if they wish to engage in learning activities on their own with their children.


Foster a sense of self-awareness and appreciation for individual identity among children and their families.

Encourage creativity, self-expression, and exploration of personal narratives through art.

Promote understanding and empathy for diverse identities, fostering a sense of inclusivity and acceptance.

Develop art appreciation skills by exploring the work of Genesis Tramaine and understanding her artistic approach to identity.

Join us for an enriching and inspiring family art lesson where we celebrate uniqueness, encourage self-expression, and explore the diverse world of art through the captivating lens of Genesis Tramaine. Get ready to embark on a journey of self-discovery and creativity as we create our own identity portraits together!

About the organizer

Organized by
CICA Vancouver