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Teacher Workshops 2014-2015

Teachers in a Saturday Workshop

Deepen your understanding of curriculum and instruction to further develop your art education teaching practices through our after school Teacher Workshops! Led by our experienced professional educators and some special guests, engage in learning, shared inquiry, and collaboration with your peers. Workshops include practical lesson and activity ideas, teaching resources, guided tours, hands-on artmaking, which you can personalize to meet your specific needs and context.

Michelangelo: Quest for Genius

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
5:00 – 7:00 pm

For: Junior, Intermediate and Senior Teachers in Visual Arts.

Educator: Bob Phillips

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What struggles and frustrations did Michelangelo face in his creative process and how is this similar or different to those struggles of artists in the AGO collection? Explore inquiry-based approaches for engaging students with Michelangelo’s sketches, presentation drawings/project drawings/planning drawings and “thoughts on paper” that include language, writing and artistic responses. This workshop includes resource materials to take back to your school and admission to the special exhibition, Michelangelo: Quest for Genius.

Program Fees (including HST)

$20 for members – Become an AGO Teacher Member Today! $25 for non-members

Registration is limited to 40 participants per workshop. A minimum number of participants are required for programs to run. Additional workshops can be scheduled if needed.

How to Register


By telephone

Call 416 979 6608

Monday and Tuesday 9 am – 5 pm
Wednesday 9 am – 7:30 pm
Thursday and Friday 9 am – 5 pm
Saturday and Sunday 10 am – 3 pm

In person

Visit the Weston Family Learning Centre ticket desk during the following hours:

Tuesday 10 am – 3 pm
Wednesday 10 am – 3 pm
  6 pm – 8:30 pm
Thursday 10 am – 3 pm
Friday 10 am – 3 pm

Please note: Members must provide their membership number in order to process requests. All orders must be paid in full at time of booking. There is a $2 handling fee per order for all classes, courses, lectures and talks.

Please read the Gallery School Policies.


Generously supported by smART women:

  • Diana Billes, co-chair
  • Leslie Gales, co-chair
  • Ricky Cohen
  • Susan Crocker
  • Kiki Delaney
  • Lynn Factor
  • Andrea Federer
  • Heather Gotlieb
  • Maxine Granovsky Gluskin
  • Susan Harris
  • Barbara Hennick
  • Anne Kaye
  • Gale Kelly
  • June Kenner
  • Debbie Kimel
  • Joan Lozinski
  • Nancy MacKellar
  • Margaret McCain
  • Valerie Melman
  • Louise Morwick
  • Nancy Pencer
  • Sandra Pitblado
  • Frances Price
  • Jill Reitman
  • Honey Sherman
  • Jane Shevlen
  • Sally Wright

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