Truth and Reconciliation Through Art : Tour & Workshop (School Program)

Visitor in Visible Vault. PHOTO: Leif Norman

Available October 2023 onwards

60 minute tour & 60 minute workshop

Tour

In this tour, students will gain insights to how art can foster an understanding of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action by visiting different exhibitions in the galleries. Students will visit artworks of various mediums throughout WAG-Qaumajuq and learn connections through thoughtful engagement with the artworks. Students will leave WAG-Qaumajuq with a deepened understanding of the significance of responding to the calls to action.

Workshop

Students will have the opportunity to further engagement with the artwork, various exhibitions, as well as the topic of Truth and Reconciliation in this hands-on art-making printmaking workshop. Students will reflect on discussions and insights from the tour and will be asked to think of imagery they would like to create to reflect these insights through creating a unique block print.

(Product Image: David Ruben Piqtoukun. Airplane, 1995. Brazilian soapstone, African wonderstone. Collection of the WAG. Gift of Rosalie Seidelman, G-97-17 abc.)

If your group spans multiple grade ranges, select the range of the majority. You can add the specifics of your groups grades into the notes section at checkout.

Please let us know if individuals in your group need specific adaptive tools, sensory accommodations, or accessible facilities to make their visit enjoyable. We will do our best to work with you to make WAG-Qaumajuq an inclusive space.