For day-cares, summer camps and others bring groups of kids to the gallery

Looking for a fun way to nurture children’s imagination and creativity over summer break? Explore the art and architecture of the AGA in the Gallery or in the Studios with these fun-filled group programs.

Exhibition visits

9:30-11 am, 11 am-12:30 pm, 12:30-2 pm

$92 for a group up to 10 students
$138 for a group up to 20 students
$184 for a group up to 30 students

*All prices are before GST


Choose from:

Tiny Art Adventures (ages 3-5)

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 8+)

Explore the Gallery with your eyes, your mind and a pencil! Investigate current exhibitions through discussions, games, and a variety of drawing activities.

Studio visits

9:30-11:30 am or 12-2 pm

Program cost
$160 for a group up to 15 students
$218 for a group up to 30 students

*All prices are before GST


Colour Play (ages 3-7)

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 5 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.

Art Stories (ages 7+)

Discover Alberta stories by exploring the work of Alberta artists from the past and present. In the gallery, students explore current exhibitions to discover connection between art and story and gather inspiration to develop their own Alberta story. In the studio, students create a small watercolour and block print based on their Alberta Story.

Book AGA summer group programs

After you choose a program, fill in the booking request form <INSERT BOOKING REQUEST FORM>. Note that this is only a request and does not guarantee a tour at the requested time. You will receive an email confirming your visit.