Early Societies: The Nomads of Gairloch
Grade 4

At the Galleries

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Experience art in the great outdoors! This full-day workshop connects students to their natural surroundings through a guided exploration of Gairloch Gardens, its site-specific artworks and a hands-on art activity. Over the course of the day, students will use traditional, found and recycled art materials to create artworks they can take home with them. Programs may be adapted to integrate curriculum content from your current classroom studies on request.

Students will start the day discussing and applying their knowledge of storytelling cultures in early societies during a tour of Gairloch Gardens. This will be followed by looking at examples of contemporary art that are based on myths and folklore. Working in groups, students will develop their own myths, creating sculptures that represent objects used by today's travellers who journey through 21st century Gairloch Gardens.

  • Full day

  • $10/student ($250 minimum)