Grade 6 - 8, High School Visual Arts
What does ceramic art look like today? Bring your students to the Gardiner Musuem and visit our Contemporary gallery to discover the work of different contemporary artists. Learn about the ideas, techniques and cultural influences behind the contemporary ceramic works on display. Tradition, hybridity and appropriation will be discussed in relation to the pieces.
Half day program:
Students will get a tour of the exhibition followed by a hands-on clay workshop
Full day program:
Students will get an opportunity to sketch and explore the gallery in depth with guided observatio exercies, audio-visual material and discussion. In the afternoon students will partake in a hands-on clay class.