In-Gallery Tours

Grades 1-12: 1 HOUR SESSIONS

The workshop was well-planned and well delivered. The presenter was well versed in the topic and very good with the students. The program was enjoyed by all, thank you!” 

Ms. Paniccia, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Elementary School, Grade 3. Participated in Art2Go: Landscape Painting Studio

BOOKING INFORMATION
Curriculum Connections Symbol  
   
Elementary School:    
Visual Arts VA  
Social Studies SS  
Science and Technology ST  
Language L  
High School:  
The Arts: Visual Arts, Media Arts VA, MA
Canadian and World Studies CWS
Native Studies NS
English E
Science S

Designed to reflect curriculum expectations, these programs encourage the development of students’ abilities to comprehend, negotiate, and derive meaning from visual information contained in artworks.

GALLERY TOURS

Fee: $6 per student

ABC — ART BASIC CONCEPTS

GRADES 1 – 3 

Students experience a variety of artworks in the gallery and develop a greater appreciation for the composition of visual forms by focusing on the elements of design. Discussion takes place around an artist’s personal style, choice of subject matter, and individual interpretive response to the work.

Curriculum Connections: VA, L

LOOKING AT ART

GRADES 1 – 3, 4 – 6

Students probe the creative process through a sampling of works on view in a variety of mediums, including painting, drawing, printmaking, and sculpture. Storytelling and handling of objects are used to emphasize the connection between visual forms and the artists’ immediate cultural and physical environments.

Curriculum Connections: VA, L

STORIES OF OUR LAND

GRADES 1 – 3, 4 – 6

Through storytelling and guided viewing of artworks, students discover the multicultural mosaic of The Art of Canada* and explore the importance of traditions and one’s geographical environment in the shaping of identity. Hands-on activities are used to further engage younger grades.

Curriculum Connections: VA, SS

CHECKING YOUR PRINCIPLES

GRADES 4 – 6, 7 – 8 

Through close observation, interactive activities and focused discussions, students develop their understanding of the principles of design in practice, as well as the various ways in which artists use visual language to communicate emotions and ideas.

Curriculum Connections: VA, L