Workshops

Art Enables Workshop: Sprouting Spring

Painted colourful tulips with a black background

Alfred Joseph Casson. Tulips, c. 1927. silkscreen. Overall (sheet): 32 x 25.1 cm. Gift of Mrs. Doris Huestis Mills Speirs, 1971. © Estate of Alfred Casson and Art Gallery of Ontario. 70/320 

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Art Enables Workshop: Sprouting Spring

Wednesday, April 6, 2 pm
Zoom

Join in an AGO Zoom Workshop for some wonderful adventures on paper.

These online workshops support participants who identify as having intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Recommended age group: 14+

This interactive artmaking workshop supports the artistic talents of diverse artists. In this online virtual studio, we will look at artworks from the AGO collection and have fun drawing together!

Come hang out with us as we look at the way artists from across Canada and Europe have shown their experience of the natural world, or how they have described their own lives, the animals they admire or live with, the landscapes they have visited. Drawing is a way of expressing thoughts and ideas, dreams and hopes. When we draw, we are creating worlds on paper: places or realms that we can visit. What kind of worlds can you create?

Spring is around the corner; the trees will soon be in bud, the world is getting greener and trilliums will be blooming in the woods. Let’s welcome a new season with botanical compositions with the help of artists who have painted flowers, trees and the natural world.

Materials list: 

  • Colouring materials (pastels, pencil crayons, markers, paints or other materials to colour)
  • Sketchbook or other drawing surface
  • Pencil and eraser
Automated captioning is available for all online programs. Please provide three weeks advance notice for requests for Verbal Description, American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation and/or live captioning for AGO programming. The AGO will make every effort to provide accommodation for requests made with less than three weeks notice. Please contact us to make a request for these accommodations. Learn more about accessibility at the AGO.

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