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School Programs: for JK to Grade 2

JK to Grade 2

Gallery and Studio Activities

$6/student
90 min.
10-60 students

Combine and Save Discount Options:

$12/ student for Gallery Visit and Classroom Visit
$18/ student for Gallery Visit and Special Exhibition Visit and Classroom Visit

 

Rainbow

William Blair Bruce (Canadian, 1859 – 1906); The Rainbow; c.1888; oil on canvas; Purchased with the assistance of the Government of Canada through the Cultural Property Export and Import Act, 1986

Art Starts – available September 6 thru April 21

Gallery: Explore current exhibitions while learning about landscape, portrait, abstraction and sculptural artworks. Using our popular (and newly expanded) sensory boxes this fun and engaging program turns the gallery into an interactive and hands-on learning environment.

Studio: Can you create a portrait without pencils? We will use mixed media materials including coloured and patterned paper to explore basic colour theory and expressive faces.

 

 

 

 

 

Lowrie Warrener (1900 - 1983); Solemn Grandeur, French River; 1926; oil on board; Purchase, 1983

Lowrie Warrener (1900 – 1983); Solemn Grandeur, French River; 1926; oil on board; Purchase, 1983

Abstraction in Canada – available April 24 thru June 27

Gallery:  What is abstract art? Look at, explore and discover abstract artworks in two exhibitions: Contemporary Abstraction and Abstraction: Rebel Cause. Using engaging hands-on activities discover how colour, shape, lines, forms and textures create expressive artworks.

Drawing and Painting Studio: Explore abstract drawing and painting by experimenting with physical movement, gesture and materials. This workshop is an exercise in bringing creative elements like line, shape and colour to life while animating the body.

 

 

 

RMG at School: Classroom Visit

$10/student

90 min

15-25 students

 

Art Starts at School: Portraits

Art Talk: What is your story? Explore the world of portraits and narrative paintings in a hands-on and interactive presentation. Discuss artists’ use of colour and other elements of art to communicate ideas of emotion and individual expression.

Mixed Media Activity: Can you create a self-portrait without pens and pencils? We will use torn pieces of layered, coloured and patterned papers to explore basic colour theory and expressive faces.


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