Watch for two brand new programs for the coming school year! Colour Me Red, Colour Me Blue is a response to the increased demand for Kindergarten and Grade One programming, taking students on a magical exploration of the colour field paintings of abstractionist Mark Rothko through movement, music and imaginative art-making. The program, written by […]
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With the recent events surrounding the Idle No More movement, it is more important than ever for students to understand the critical relationship between First Nations in Canada and the land. At The Art Gallery of Calgary, we offer Living Landscapes: The Art of Alex Janvier, a two hour outreach program studying one of Canada’s […]
Public art has been with us for centuries, but the notion of harnessing wind, solar and residual energy to create public sculpture is emerging in bold and inspiring ways. In January 2013, the Education department at The AGC adds a new outreach program to its roster, Off the Grid: Renewable Energy Art. Designed for grade […]
Announcing our Christmas Box Sale on two weekends! November 2-4 and November 9-11. A great chance to purchase some original works of art for a great price. Plus, children’s activities, music and FUN in the fresh air. Call 403 931 3633 for more info or visit our website leightoncentre.org Children’s Art Tent too!!
Our on-site school program for student’s grades kindergarten to six immerses children in a day of art and nature! Our program integrates the stunning Alberta landscape, the Art Gallery, the Museum as well as hands-on studio time to develop a student’s visual literacy, artistic skills, critical thinking, appreciation of nature, and so much more!