Tours and Workshops for School Groups
The Confederation Centre Art Gallery is pleased to offer tours and workshops to school groups
*Tours are led by experienced visual arts educators who utilize a variety of engaging and effective teaching strategies to connect students to art, and art to your classroom.
*Please prebook activities two weeks in advance.
*Tours and workshops are available Tuesdays through Fridays, 10am or 1pm
*Kindergarten to university students are welcome.
*There is no charge for teachers and chaperones or students with financial needs.
Gallery Tour – $2.00 per student
A one-hour tour of the gallery. Each year the gallery presents an average of 20 exhibitions across its seven spaces, so there is always a lot to explore! Participants will learn visual literacy and critical thinking skills as they are guided through the gallery’s offerings and are encouraged to ask questions and share opinions. Exhibitions frequently address diverse topics including social justice, economics, history, Canadian identity and more! Teachers are welcome to inquire about specific subjects related to their students’ current studies. In gallery drawing activities and scavenger hunts are also available.
Studio Workshop– $5.00 per student
A studio workshop includes a 15-minute introduction to one of our Gallery exhibitions followed by a 45-minute art activity in the Schurman Family Studio related to the exhibition.The workshop activities offered may include drawing, painting, printmaking, or sculpture. Teachers can request an art activity of their choice.
Combined Tour and Workshop– $6.00 – $10.00 depending on workshop material cost
This two-hour visit combines the tours described above, with one hour spent in the Gallery and one hour in the studio.
To book your tour, please contact Andreas Fobes at [email protected] or call 902.628.6112
NOTE: If there are students in your class who are art enthusiasts, please let them know that we also offer PD Day Art Camps, Winter Break Camps, Saturday morning art classes and summer art camps; www.confederationcentre.com/artseducation
CURRENT AND UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS – FOLLOW THE LINKS BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS:
Generations: The Sobey Family and Canadian Art
June 10, 2023 – September 10, 2023
June 10, 2023 – September 30, 2023
The Anne of Green Gables Manuscript: L.M. Montgomery and the Creation of Anne
January 19, 2023 – January 19, 2028
Digital Exhibition available at annemanuscript.ca