The Vernon Public Art Gallery offers a variety of educational programs to the primary and secondary students of the Greater Vernon Area. Our program offers exhibition tours and hands-on art activities designed to support and address the visual arts curriculum, and to make cross-curricular connections that assist teachers, parents, and educators to develop an integrated approach to teaching.
Discover the diversity, authenticity, and depth that contemporary art can bring to learning.
OFFERINGS FOR STUDENTS + CLASSES
This is an in-depth booklet containing background information about the artist,
exhibition, related vocabulary and suggested pre/post visit activities. It is intended to be a teaching tool used to enhance the students’ experience and to
extend the learning outcomes covered within the gallery tour. The guide is provided to teachers prior to any scheduled tour.
A guided tour is tailored to the
needs and grade level of the group to ensure the most opportunities for engagement are provided. Tours target
appropriate areas of BC curricula and are designed to challenge students through critical thinking, close observation, and
thoughtful analysis of the works in the exhibition.
This is a hands-on activity related to the techniques, concepts, and works of art in the exhibition. This is an opportunity for students to experience
art making with a variety of media and reinforce specific concepts introduced on the tour. Activities range from drawing, painting, and printing to
mixed media, sculpture, and collage.