Engage with the Anthropocene exhibition to learn more about ideas expressed by artists, Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier, who use their art to communicate important environmental concerns. Students are encouraged to bring their own tablet or smartphone.
Curriculum Links: Visual art, Science, Canadian and World Studies in the art. (Recommended for grades 4-12)
Impressionism in the Age of Industry: Monet, Pissarro and more
Immerse your students in Impressionism in the Age of Industry: Monet, Pissarro and more. Students will enjoy 100 great paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs and films.
Curriculum Links: Visual Art, French, History (Recommended for grades JK-12)
*Please note: Booking confirmations for this tour will not be sent until Jan 2019
Mickalene Thomas: Femmes Noires
Explore the dynamic practice of contemporary artist Mickalene Thomas. Students will explore the artistic influences and processes while engaging with themes of identity, representation, beauty and power through Thomas paintings, photographs, film, collage and installations.
Curriculum Links: Visual Art, World History, English. (Recommended for grades 9-12)
See how artists and art works from different time periods and places are united through the creative process. Explore the AGO Collection and discover the universal elements of art. One stop will look at works of art using a tablet or smartphone. Using the lens of social change as a launching point, how do works of art reflect the equalities and inequalities of the society in which they were made? Students are encouraged to bring their own tablet or smartphone.
Curriculum Links: Visual Art, Canadian and World Studies, English
NEW! Decolonizing Canadian Art
Discover how Indigenous artists have creatively interpreted Canada’s diverse people and different regions. Learn about the concept of decolonization through art and conversation.
Curriculum Links: Visual Art, Social Studies, Native studies, History, English
NEW! Brave/Strong/Fierce Women in the Arts
Look at and learn from the AGO Collection to see how women use art to interpret social issues and advocate for awareness about equality, gender and environmental concerns.
Curriculum Links: Visual Art, Global Education
Exploring French Culture and Heritage Through Art
The history of French-speaking communities in Canada is brought to life in the visual record created by Québécois, Métis and European artists and their contributions to La Francophonie and the world. All School Programs at the AGO are offered in both French and English.
Curriculum Links: French, Visual Art, Social Studies, Language Arts