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September 2015
Free with Gallery Admission

Tours for Tots: Working Together

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Let’s wrap up the summer with a special collaborative project! Work as a group to create a unique installation made of summer materials and colours. Invite your friends to view the work for the month of September in the TD Education Gallery. Drop-in Wednesday mornings for these family fun adventures with art! Visits include Gallery explorations, art-making, story-telling, and more! Each Art Adventure has a different theme related to current exhibitions and promotes early childhood learning skills such as literacy, numeracy, community awareness and creative expression. For families…

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Tours for Tots: Light & Shadow Prints

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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With magnifying glasses in hand, search the print works in Illuminations: Italian Baroque Masterworks in Canadian Collections, for a variety of marks. Look closely to discover how these marks working together to make light and shadow. Apply your discoveries in studio using printmaking techniques. Drop-in Wednesday mornings for these family fun adventures with art! Visits include Gallery explorations, art-making, story-telling, and more! Each Art Adventure has a different theme related to current exhibitions and promotes early childhood learning skills such as literacy, numeracy, community awareness and creative expression. For families and kids aged 3-5…

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Tours for Tots: Optical Patterns

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Step inside Presto Lumo and discover how art and math connect. Count, search and discover how patterns are made and then create a crazy pattern that tricks the eye! Drop-in Wednesday mornings for these family fun adventures with art! Visits include Gallery explorations, art-making, story-telling, and more! Each Art Adventure has a different theme related to current exhibitions and promotes early childhood learning skills such as literacy, numeracy, community awareness and creative expression. For families and kids aged 3-5 Wednesdays, 10-11 am Free…

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Tours for Tots: Ultimate Colour Recipe

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Investigate how artists use colour in its many forms in our newest exhibition featuring Alberta artist Chris Cran. Can you find a shade of grey! What about a tint of blue? Be inspired by what you find and then use colour and oil pastels as ingredients to develop a special colour recipe! Drop-in Wednesday mornings for these family fun adventures with art! Visits include Gallery explorations, art-making, story-telling, and more! Each Art Adventure has a different theme related to current exhibitions and promotes early childhood learning skills such as…

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Tours for Tots: Double “Line”

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Search for lines in our exhibition The Double Bind. What do you notice about the lines that you find? Can lines communicate feelings? Move like your favorite line to find out and then experiment with drawing materials to capture the mood of the day! Drop-in Wednesday mornings for these family fun adventures with art! Visits include Gallery explorations, art-making, story-telling, and more! Each Art Adventure has a different theme related to current exhibitions and promotes early childhood learning skills such as literacy, numeracy, community awareness and creative expression. For families…

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October 2015
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Tours for Tots: Once Upon a Book

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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For families and kids aged 3-5 Wednesdays, 10-11 am Free with Gallery admission October 7 Once Upon a Book Discover the work of Charrette Roulette: Language artists Kathy Slade and Keith Higgins, and learn what it takes to make a book. Fold, cut, sew, and stitch to create your own journal and use your journal to collect memories from your everyday.

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Tours for Tots: Alberta Texture Map

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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For families and kids aged 3-5 Wednesdays, 10-11 am Free with Gallery admission October 14  Alberta Texture Map What kind of visual landscape is specific to Alberta? What do you see and how does it make you feel? Explore these questions and more while visiting our exhibition Rough Country, and discover how artists have interpreted and represented our province. Follow up and make your own texture map with plasticine.  

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Tour for Tots: 3D Photography

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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For families and kids aged 3-5 Wednesdays, 10-11 am Free with Gallery admission October 21  3D Photography Look, move and discover the variety of visual lines and textures within the AGA. Working with old photos, cut out your favorite lines, then fold, bend, and twist to create a surprising photo sculpture inspired by Tyler Los Jones.

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Tour for Tots: Spooky Art Adventures

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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For families and kids aged 3-5 Wednesdays, 10-11 am Free with Gallery admission October 28  Spooky Art Adventures Let the drama of Halloween move you! Dress up in your home made costume (if you like!),and join us for games and spooky adventures at the gallery. Top off the morning by creating a fun Halloween masterpiece to take home.

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November 2015
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Tours for Tots: Self-Portraits

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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For families and kids aged 3-5 Wednesdays, 10-11 am Free with Gallery admission November 4 Self-Portraits Visit the portraits in the Dana Holst exhibit, and warm up your drawing skills with some sketching challenges. When you’re ready to create, look at yourself in a mirror and master the art of self-portraits!

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