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Find resources and activities you can use in your classroom to help students build visual literacy and develop their skills in observation, interpretation, critical thinking and creativity.

The Weston Family Teacher Training Fund is generously supported by The W. Garfield Weston Foundation.


Canadian Connections

Invite Canadian art into your classroom! The Weston Family Learning Centre at the AGO is exhibiting 13 signature works from the Toronto District School Board's (TDSB) extensive collection of Canadian Art. Exploring contemporary concepts through the TDSB collection

Archive: Ai Weiwei Online Teacher Resource

Use this resource to help prepare your students for the exhibition and to extend the learning back in your classroom!

Explore Art with Your Students - Elementary

Based on the Critical Analysis Process, use these questions to guide students when exploring artwork images.

Archive: Michael Snow Self-Guide for Groups

Download the Michael Snow Self-Guide and print copies for your students to use during their AGO visit.

Archive: Maharaja Teachers' Resource

Explore this interactive site by getting up close and personal with some of the spectacular artworks and decorative objects from the exhibition. Extend your students' online experience by inviting them to share personal connections to the themes and ideas presented.

Archive: King Tut Teacher Resources

This online teacher resource will provide you with a variety of lessons focusing on ancient Egyptian art and history based on the exhibition, King Tut: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs.


Generously supported by smART women:

  • Diana Billes
  • Cecily Bradshaw
  • Ricky Cohen
  • Susan Crocker
  • Kiki Delaney
  • Lynn Factor
  • Andrea Federer
  • Leslie Gales
  • Heather Gotlieb
  • Maxine Granovsky Gluskin
  • Susan Harris
  • Barbara Hennick
  • Beth Horowitz
  • Martine Irman
  • Anne Kaye
  • Gale Kelly
  • June Kenner
  • Joan Lozinski
  • Nancy MacKellar
  • Margaret McCain
  • Louise Morwick
  • Nancy Pencer
  • Sandra Pitblado
  • Frances Price
  • Jill Reitman
  • Ariella Rohringer
  • Molly Rundle
  • Honey Sherman
  • Kathleen Ward
  • Sally Wright

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