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Art Gallery Class Tours for Schools

The Art Gallery as a Teaching Resource
Choose a Tour that is right for you and your students!
*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.
*Tours must be booked two weeks in advance.
*Tours are available Tuesdays through Fridays, in English and French
*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
The one-hour guided tour of the Gallery is our most popular tour! With seven gallery spaces and exhibitions changing every three to four months, there is always lots to explore each semester. As well as art curriculum, many other topics are discussed such as social studies, economics and history. Teachers are welcome to inquire about specific curriculum outcomes related to your student’s current studies.
Maximum number of students is 50

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, bookmaking, or 3-D construction. Teachers can request an art activity of their choice.
Maximum number of students is 25

Combined Tour and Workshop– $6.00 per student
This two-hour visit combines the tours described above, with one hour spent in the Gallery and one hour in the studio. If you have more than two classes it is recommended that you combine your Art Gallery visit with our Back Stage tour, or perhaps with another tour offered in Charlottetown.
Maximum number of students is 25

To book your school’s Gallery Tour please contact Evan Furness for English tours at 628-6112 or efurness@confederationcentre.com. For French tours contact Monique Lafontaine at 628-6105 or Moniquel@confederationcentre.com 

Unguided Tour – by donation only
Feel free to bring your students to the Art Gallery anytime we’re open! A courteous notice of your arrival would be appreciated by contacting our Gallery receptionist, Debbie Muttart at 902-628-6142 or dmuttart@confederationcentre.com. We recommend you view our exhibitions before your visit at www.confederationcentre.com/exhibitions. Kindergarten to university students are welcome.

NOTE: If there are students in your class who are art enthusiasts, please let them know that we also offer PD Day Art Camps, MARTch Break Camp, Saturday morning art classes and summer art camps; www.confederationcentre.com/artseducation

Journées de découverte des arts

Journées de découverte des arts Les journées de découverte des arts sont un projet du Centre des arts de la Confédération en partenariat avec le ministère de l’Éducation, du Développement de la petite enfance et de la Culture de l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard. Durant ces journées, les étudiants participent à des séances de travail en mouvement, théâtre et arts visuels qui sont reliées au programme scolaire. En français, le
programme s’adresse aux élèves de la 4e année.

Le programme anglais est offert aux élèves de la 4e et de la 8e année. Nous remercions Canadian Parents for French de son appui pour le programme offert en français.  Dates des journées de découverte des arts :

8e ANNÉE, EN ANGLAIS
Les 16 et 30 novembre, 5 décembre 2017

4e ANNÉE, EN ANGLAIS
Les 21, 26 et 28 février, 7 et12 mars 2018

4e ANNÉE, EN FRANÇAIS
Les 18 et 19 avril 2018

Educational Tours

The Story of Confederation
Confederation Chamber Replica Tours
$2 per student/Maximum students 25

Cette visite d’une heure commence par le visionnement d’une vidéo de 20 minutes facile à comprendre. « Un édifice, une destinée » porte sur Province House et la Conférence de Charlottetown. Votre guide mettra ensuite la Confédération dans son contexte physique, parlera de la reproduction de la Salle de la Confédération qui comprend des artefacts originaux et une reproduction parfaite de la grande table et des vingt-six fauteuils dans lesquels les Pères de la Confédération se sont assis pour discuter des débuts de notre nation. La visite se termine par une activité qui convient au groupe d’âge de vos élèves. Pour les étudiants de la 4e année à l’université. Liens avec le programme scolaire ‘ identité canadienne, histoire, Confédération, sciences politiques.

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HOURS OF OPERATION

 

Regular Building Hours
Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday – 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – 8:00 AM – 8:30 PM

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Art Gallery Regular Hours
Monday & Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday-Saturday 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 – 5:00 PM

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Box Office
Monday to Saturday 12:00 – 5:00 PM  (Closed Sunday)
Please call 1-800-565-0278 or 902-566-1267 for information.

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What are Relaxed Performances?

 

Sometimes referred to as sensory-friendly experiences, Relaxed Performances give the opportunity for those with various sensitivities towards sensory stimuli to experience and enjoy live theatre.

These performances will be designed in a way to be more comfortable for audience members who may experience anxiety or are not comfortable with some aspects of a traditional theatre setting. This can include people on the Autism Spectrum and their families; those with sensory and communicative disorders or learning disabilities; people with Tourette’s syndrome; someone who might need to move often due to chronic pain or to use the facilities; or even parents with toddlers.

 

Relaxed Performances offered during the 2021 Charlottetown Festival:
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