Looking for something a little more playful than a traditional tour? We also offer art-themed scavenger hunts! Students will be given a set of clues to engage them with the artworks on view, and collect their findings by writing down answers, making drawings and acting out skits. This popular program is a terrific way to engage students with the elements and principles of design, while having some fun with museum etiquette.
THE ARTS: VISUAL ARTS
D1. Creating and Presenting: apply the creative process to produce a variety of two-and three-dimensional artworks, using elements and principles, and techniques of visual arts to communicate feelings, ideas, and understandings.
D2. Reflecting, Responding, and Analysing: apply the critical analysis process to communicate feelings, ideas, and understandings in response to a variety of art works and art experiences.
D3. Exploring Forms and Cultural Contexts: demonstrate and understanding of a variety of art forms, styles, and techniques from the past and present, and their social and/or community contexts.
LANGUAGE: ORAL COMMUNICATION
1. Listening to Understand: listen in order to understand and respond appropriately in a variety of situations for a variety of purposes.
2. Speaking to Communicate: use speaking skills and strategies appropriately to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
1. Reading for Meaning: read and demonstrate a variety of literary, graphic, and informational texts, using a range of strategies to construct meaning.
1. Developing and Organizing Content: generate, gather, and organize ideas and information to write for an intended purpose and audience.
Programs are available weekdays throughout the academic year. Oakville Galleries can regularly accommodate bookings for two groups or a total of 60 students at once—three groups of up to 85 students can be booked with advance notice. Early booking is encouraged. There is a minimum registration of 25 students per group (or the equivalent registration fee) to secure a registration for your school.
To book a program, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 905.844.4402 x26. Programs should be booked at least three weeks in advance. To request a booking, teachers should include the total expected number of students, grade level(s), school name, school address, program title, and three preferred dates for the program.
Once booked, you will receive a confirmation form for your booking outlining the number of groups and estimated fees, along with a field trip kit and a map of where to find us.
Schools are required to provide one adult supervisor (teacher or parent volunteer) for every 10 children. There are no fees for adults to participate.