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Guided Tours for Grades 4-6 (2015-2016)

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Guided Tours (90 minutes)
Guided tours are led by professional education staff using the critical analysis process and fun, interactive activities such as sketching, movement and drama, and tactile experiences to activate learning. Choose from one of the following thematic guided tours:

Canada Through Art
How are artists and their works of art influenced by Canada’s land and people? Students will discover how artists have interpreted Canada’s various regions and diversity of citizens from the past to the present.
Curriculum Links: Visual Arts, Social Studies, Language

Art and the Environment
How are artists and their works of art influenced by the natural environment? To expand their environmental awareness, students will investigate how the natural environment and our relationship with it have inspired artists across time and place through materials, content, and subject matter.
Curriculum Links: Visual Arts, Social Studies, Language

The Creative Process
How do artists use the creative process to create a work of art from start to finish? Students will examine original process pieces and completed works of art to understand the creative process from inspiration to evaluation. Students will also engage in the creative process by sketching, writing, and creating their personal interpretations and ideas throughout this guided tour.
Curriculum Links: Visual Arts, Language

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 Printmaking
This combined program begins with exploring at least 2 original works of art in Canadian collection galleries using interactive activities followed by a soft linoleum printmaking workshop focused on exploring creativity through the elements and principles of design in our open studio environment .

Environment Focus Mini Tour and Printmaking
This combined program begins with exploring at least 2 original works of art in our Canadian and Contemporary galleries using interactive activities followed by a soft linoleum printmaking workshop focused on exploring creativity through the elements and principles of design in our open studio environment .

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