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School Programs: Grade 9 to Grade 12

Grades 9-12

Gallery and Studio Activities

Full Day (9:30pm to 2:30pm)
10-25 students maximum

The Artist’s Studio – Full Day Program – available September 6 thru June 20

Unique to our school programs, Grade 9 thru 12 art classes have opportunities to develop and hone their artistic skills. Ranging from self-guided to instructional, teachers can choose the option that best meets their class’s need.

The Drawing Studio

Option 1: Uninstructed $12/student

  • Still life material, easels and materials provided
  • 1 hour access to galleries for self-led tour included
  • Use of lunch facilities

Option 2:  Instructed $15/student

  • Full-day drawing workshop delivered and designed by RMG gallery educator
  • 2 x 30 minute gallery visits, including in-gallery sketching and discussions led by gallery educators
  • Still life material, easels and materials provided
  • Use of lunch facilities

Option 3: A live model for 2hr for an additional $50

 

Half Day (90 min)
$8/student
10-60 students

Interior with Cat II Eccles, Ron print 1976

Ron Eccles (Canadian, b.1944); Interior with Cat II; 1976; etching, aquatint and drypoint on paper; Purchase, 1977

Durham Reach – Half Day Program – available January 18 thru April 14

Gallery:  Celebrating the RMG’s 50th anniversary, Durham Reach exhibition will celebrate regional artists. Students will look at, explore and discuss four themes: history and memory, place and geography, reaction and the body, optics and materiality, as seen in the artworks.

Sculpture Studio: Explore and build soft, sculptural artwork focusing on compositional elements such as balance, shape, texture and terms like open and closed-form.

 

 

 

 

 Isabel McLaughlin (Canadian, 1903 - 2002); Qui Sait?: 1948/50; gouache, graphite on paper; Gift of the artist, 1993


Isabel McLaughlin (Canadian, 1903 – 2002); Qui Sait?: 1948/50; gouache, graphite on paper; Gift of the artist, 1993

Abstraction in Canada – Half Day Program – available  April 26 to June 20

Gallery:  In May, the four main exhibitions spaces will feature the history of abstract art in Canada from the 1920s onward. Look at and discuss abstraction as it has evolved over the years and into its current form. What innovation, technologies and global issues have informed artists and the art making process?

Gelli-Print Studio:  Discover the limitless possibilities for printmaking using this Gelli plate printing technique. Each print becomes a one-of-a-kind exploration of colour, texture and composition.

 

 

 

 

 


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