Looking for a fun way to connect to art and ideas with your summer group! Explore the art and architecture of the AGA in the Gallery or in the Studios with fun-filled Summer Group Programs. Summer Group Programs run from July 3-August 31, 2012.
9:30-11 am, 11 am-12:30 pm, 12:30-2 pm
$84 for a group up to 10 students
$126 for a group up to 20 students
$168 for a group up to 30 students
Tiny Art Adventures (ages 3-6)
Introduce young students to art and the museum through age-appropriate short stories, gallery play and a variety of art activities. Explore the Gallery with multi-sensory exercises that encourage close looking, movement and group participation.
Artist as Storyteller (ages 6+)
Explore the art at the AGA through story in this exploratory visit. Discuss setting, characters, and narrative to learn all about the art of storytelling. This thematic visit includes brainstorming, story sequencing, and oral storytelling activities.
Learning to Look (ages 10+)
Explore the Gallery with your eyes, your mind and a pencil! Investigate current exhibitions through discussions, games, and a variety of drawing activities.
9:30-11:30 am or 12-2 pm
Colour Play (ages 4-8)
What sound does red make? What does blue smell like? How does purple move? Students explore their world through colour in this multi-sensory, experimental studio workshop. Students use their five senses to explore colour in the Gallery spaces through search games and movement activities. Back in the studio, students create abstract paintings inspired by different types of music.
Abstract Memories (ages 9+)
Embark on a journey to discover how memories of place are created in this experimental painting studio. In the Gallery, investigate the work of Alex Janvier through discussions and drawing activities. In the studio, work to explore concepts of memory and abstraction with experimental drawing and painting techniques that explore colour, abstraction, line and form.