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Seniors Social: Norval Morrisseau and Cornelius Krieghoff

Four black moose/animals on a beige background

Norval Morrisseau. Moose Dream Legend, 1962. Oil on wove paper, Overall: 54.6 x 75.3 cm. Art Gallery of Ontario. Gift of Procter and Gamble Co. of Canada, Ltd., 1964. © Art Gallery of Ontario. 63/54

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Seniors Social: Norval Morrisseau and Cornelius Krieghoff

Tuesday, December 13, 11 AM
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Seniors Social: Norval Morrisseau and Cornelius Krieghoff

Make new art connections and spark conversations! Join us for our free virtual Seniors Social program, a live monthly series for older adults that combines conversations with art and artmaking. The AGO believes providing opportunities to experience art and artmaking increases well-being.

For some of us, winter brings the desire to hibernate, slow down and take stock; for others, it’s a season of extreme sport and adventure, or represents holiday celebrations with special foods and an opportunity to connect with loved ones. What stories do you reflect on at this time of year? What aspects of winter do you find most compelling? Finding inspiration from works by Norval Morrisseau and Cornelius Krieghoff, let’s meet up, discuss winter and create collage-based seasonal cards!

Using coloured paper, either construction or hand-painted paper, we’ll create a cut-out image that goes onto a paper substrate. It can show the complexity of a snowflake or the silhouette of a wintery beast − moose, reindeer, polar bear or owl.

Materials List:

  • Pencil, scissors,  glue stick 

  • A variety of coloured paper (could be construction paper, Canson papers, origami, wrapping paper, wallpaper or painted paper)

  • And possibly envelopes if creation is intended as a greeting card. 

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