Learn about what life was like in the middle ages in Europe through a video presentation and class discussion. "Carved in Stone", a video created for the Gardiner Museum, introduces students to medieval themes used in European cathedrals and in local Toronto architecture built in a revival of medieval style.
Half day program:
Students will have a discussion and view the movie "Carved in Stone" as inpiration for the hands-on clay experience.
Full day program:
Bring your students for a morning with talented musicologist Michael Franklin. After an introduction and discussion, Michael will conduct a music demonstration and a walking tour of the nearby architecture at the Universtiy of Toronto ( weather permitting). Students will have the opportunity to sketch gargoules and find inspiration for their hands-on studio project.