The King Heritage & Cultural Centre offers a number of arts and heritage based programs for all ages through out the year. See below for our current list of offerings and check back as new programs are announced. You can also visit our events calendar for a full schedule of our activities.
Join the fun at the Kids' Create, Children's Art Club! Children ages 5 to 12 can drop in from 10 AM to 11 AM. The Kids' Create focuses on exploring different artistic techniques and styles. Each week there will be unique activities and themes, all with the intention of cultivating children's creative side and encouraging their interest in art and history. It is $7 plus tax per child. Drop-in program, no registration required. Please note that parents must remain with their children throughout the program.
Check our Events Calendar to discover this week's activity!
Adults & Seniors
In partnership with the King Township Public Library. The last Thursday of each month we meet at the King City branch to discuss a new spice, including the history, culture and of course, how to cook with it! Learn More
Drawing the human form is the foundation to learning the fundamentals of drawing in fine art education. Through in-class instruction and demonstrations, award-winning artist Giovannina Colalillo, will instruct you in specific drawing techniques to help capture gesture movements, shading, perspective, body proportions as well as skeletal and muscular structure with reference to professional live art models.
All levels welcome.
This course includes 8 classes, every Wednesday at 6:30pm-9:30pm, from October 4th - November 22nd, 2023.
Each class includes instruction with live models; and, is held in Laskay Hall at the King Heritage and Cultural Centre.
Resident Fee: $250. Non-Resident Fee: $275.
For more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at: (905) 833-2331.
Join us for this full-day Indigenous beadwork workshop, led by artist Kathy Morgan, to design a decorative pin of your choice (Remembrance Day Poppy or Orange Shirt).
Kathy is a proud member of the Métis Nation of Ontario, renowned for their distinguished beadwork flowers. She was initially taught beadwork by her Métis grandmother; and, continues to share her knowledge as a Métis Cultural Presenter and beadwork instructor.
$125 per person. Catered lunch is included. 9AM-4PM on November 4th, 2023 at the King Heritage & Cultural Centre.
Delve into King Township’s history, while touring the KHCC’s historic buildings, to explore the stories, people, and events that shaped their communities. Along the way, participate in interactive activities to: put your tech-savvy IQ to the test in our King Railway scavenger hunt, recreate a historic dance in Laskay Hall, and step in the shoes of a Kinghorn S.S. #23 student to discover that community is key, or rather, King!
Cost: $5/person *Includes Price of Admission
Call us at (905) 833-2331 to book a tour or schedule during a walk-in visit (*Note: walk-in tours are subject to availability).
History at Home Video Programs
The KHCC has a number of online programs that can be done at any time. Learn new skills from the comfort and safety of your home below.
Looking for a high calorie snack? Pemmican was made by the Indigenous People of North America and taught to the early explorers to give them a high energy food source to keep them going through the long Canadian winters.
The King Heritage & Cultural Centre acknowledges that we are on the traditional territories of the Wendat, the Haudenosaunee and the Anishinaabe peoples, whose presence here continues to this day. We also would like to acknowledge that these are the treaty lands of the Mississaugas of the Credit and to thank them and other Indigenous peoples for sharing this land with us.
Looking to start your own vegetable garden? With the warmer weather coming our way, it's time to start thinking about more outdoor activities! Learn how to start your very own garden with this simple how to guide.