Students will briefly explore environmental issues affecting lakes and rivers in Ontario, then look at artworks that share important messages about these problems. Students will work in groups to propose a plan of action to improve water-related issues in their own community, then design and draw inventions that could help solve these problems. By the end of the day, students will have assembled and painted sculptural models based on their proposal drawings.
The Arts (Visual Arts), Science and Technology (Conservation of Energy and Resources)
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.