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Artmaking Workshops for Grades 4-6 (2016-2017)

Artmaking Workshops (90 minutes)
Artmaking workshops are 90 minutes of hands-on engagement in the creative process led by professional education staff. Situated in our spacious open studio, students will explore artmaking techniques and be encouraged to use their personal creativity while experimenting with art materials to create their own work of art. Choose from one of the following art processes:

New!!! Miniature Pop-Up Sculpture Gallery
In this artmaking program, students learn and experiment with three different sculpture processes in a small scale, and create their own miniature pop-up sculpture gallery.
Curriculum Links: Visual Art

Watercolour Painting
In this artmaking workshop, students will experiment with an array of different watercolour techniques and use these samples to create a realistic or abstract collage.
Curriculum Links: Visual Art

Soft Linoleum Printmaking
Students will carve their own designs into soft linoleum blocks using hand-carving tools and washable printing inks to create individual and collaborative prints.
Curriculum Links: Visual Arts

Mixed Media and Collage
Inspired by artists in the AGO collection, students will use text, paper, and fibre based materials to create a multilayered collage on acetate that communicates a story through the foreground, middle ground, and background.
Curriculum Links: Visual Art

Artmaking and Mini-Tour (120 minutes)
Artmaking and Mini-Tour programs combine exploring works of art in the gallery through interactive, hands-on activities followed by an opportunity for students to get creative in an artmaking workshop in our studio.

Canadian Focus Mini-Tour and Artmaking (Choose either Printmaking or Mixed Media and Collage)
This combined program begins with exploring at least 2 original works of art in the Canadian galleries using interactive activities followed by either a soft linoleum printmaking workshop or a collage workshop where students create meixed media, multilayered collages on acetate focused on storytelling. Both workshops explore creativity through the elements and principles of design in our open studio environment.
Curriculum Links: Visual Art, Social Studies

Global Connections Mini-Tour and Artmaking (Choose either Printmaking or Mixed Media and Collage)
This combined program begins with exploring at least 2 original works of art in the Canadian and Contemporary galleries using interactive activities followed by either a soft linoleum printmaking workshop or a collage workshop where students create mixed media, multilayered collages on acetate focused on storytelling. Both workshops explore creativity through the elements and principles of design in our open studio environment.
Curriculum Links: Visual Art, Social Studies

Note: In an open studio environment, creativity can be a messy process!  Please ask students to wear comfortable clothing that is easily washable. Aprons are not provided.

 

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