The Gatehouse is hosting an outdoor art workshop in collaboration with Full Circle Art Therapy Centre. This is a free workshop, all materials provided, snacks provided. Max 30 participants. Please register using the link below.

Partners:  Full Circle- ATC & The Gatehouse

Program Name: Creating Art in the Healing Garden

Group Details: See breakdown below

Location:  The Gatehouse Healing Garden 3101 Lake Shore Blvd W., Toronto, ON, M8V3W8

Date:  Friday July 21, 2023

Time: 2PM to 4PM

Group Intention:

Giving persons a space to connect with each other through art making, nature, and storytelling

Group Description:

This art event is for persons looking to connect with others through art making and nature. Participants will be guided through mindful and creative exercises by Ashtyn Ford who is a registered art therapist, while connecting with nature through the natural setting of the healing garden at the Gatehouse. No prior art making experience is required to join, all levels of experience are welcome 🙂


Art Materials:

-Acrylic Paints

-Paint pallets, paint brushes, cups of water, paper towel


-Markers and pastels



Event flow:

2:00-2:20 Starting with introductions facilitators and participants

2:20-2:40 Mindfulness art exercise (warm up exercise)

2:40-3:15 Main art exercise/painting

3:15-3:45 Break for snacks/tea/coffee

3:45-4:00 Group shares

Registration is required. Max 30 participants. Please register using the link below. All art materials are provided. Snacks provided.