This page connects Teachers to Educator Resources and Programs offered at the AGA. The AGA offers a variety of resources and Teacher professional development opportunities that connect ideas, art and educators.
Fall Teacher Programs 2014
Art Project Exchange
Saturday, September 27, 12–3pm
Cost: $17/$15 AGA Members
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Bring an idea to our project exchange and leave with a resource package and a whole lot of inspiration. Whether you are new to teaching art or interested in incorporating more art into your classroom, there is something for everyone. During this afternoon session, gather ideas, participate in art activities, create samples and learn about new processes.
Teach-in: Play, Make, Take
Cost: $15/$12 AGA Members
October 30 | Art and the City: Explorations in Poster Art
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Learn about the early beginnings of poster art in 19th Century Paris before heading to the studio to create a series of poster projects of your own. Experiment with a variety of techniques and materials including ink, watercolour, relief printing and typography.
November 27 | Art and Math: Making Connections
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What do art and math have in common? More than you think! Discover the connection between these seemingly disparate programs of study using an array of 2D and 3D materials and techniques.
Customized Professional Development
Looking for a dynamic program for your next professional development day? The AGA offers Customized Professional Development sessions that are designed specifically for your group. Programs include Gallery explorations and your choice of studio projects in the Singhmar Centre for Art Education with all materials included.
Half Day Program
9:30 am-12:30 pm
$25/person with a minimum of 10 people
Full Day Program
9:30 am-2:30 pm
$45/person with a minimum of 10 people
Lunch catering provided at an additional cost
Studio Rental (independently-led program)
The Singhmar Centre for Art Education features three spacious classroom-studios that can be rented by the hour for events, conferences and PD sessions. Please contact Nicole.email@example.com for more information on renting a studio space.
Cost $50 / hour
Connect to your AGA with resources that can be used in the classroom prior to your program or on their own. These classroom resources provide jumping off points for discussions and projects that can be used with multiple age levels and several areas of the Programs of Study.
|Meet the AGA||This PowerPoint provides an introduction to the AGA.||Download >|
|Interacting with Art Using the FRAMES||Use the FRAMES as a critical framework for interacting with art with your students. This resource includes several activities for students of all ages.||Download >|
|Project: Alberta Stories||Use this project outline to explore the concept of storytelling with your students. This resource can be used in conjunction with the ATB Young Artists Competition. For more information click here >||Download >|
|Project: Changing Landscapes||Use this project outline to explore the concept of ‘landscape’ with your students. This resource includes lesson sequencing ideas, activity descriptions and images ideas.||Download >|
Program Specific Resources
Use these resources prior to attending your program at the AGA. Each resource offers ideas for reflection questions, in-class activities and more information on connections to the Programs of Study.
Art Beyond Borders >
Artist as Storyteller >
Art Texts >
ImaginArte (Spanish Program) >
Learning to Look >
Lire l’Art (French Program) >
Science of Museums >
Shifting Perspectives >
Tiny Art Adventures >
AGA Education E-News
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