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Virtual Gallery Tours for At the Intersection

Virtual Gallery Tours for At the Intersection

We're excited to share 11 new videos that showcase creative learning by young people across BC! Explore virtual gallery tour videos of the current exhibition at the ArtStarts Gallery, At the Intersection: Where Art and Education Meet. The process behind each project is featured in these short videos. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the creative learning process that the students experienced!

 

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Collaborate with an Artist to Make Learning Come Alive

Collaborate with an Artist to Make Learning Come Alive

Wondering how to make learning come alive in your school? Think about collaborating with a local professional artist to work on a project or residency with your students. Your students' creative experience can take many forms. Where to begin?

 

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Buzzscaping: Building a Pollinator House in Strathcona

Buzzscaping: Building a Pollinator House in Strathcona

This project is sure to create a buzz! Supported by an Artists in Classroom grant, Buzzscaping: Building a Pollinator House in Strathcona was a collaboration between a group of artists, Environmental Youth Alliance, and teachers and students at Lord Strathcona Elementary.

 

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An Exploration of Petroglyphs and Pictographs with the Aboriginal Education Class

An Exploration of Petroglyphs and Pictographs with the Aboriginal Education Class

This project received funding from a large-scale Artists in the Classroom grant. This blog post was written and submitted by artist Charlotte Erlandsson, who worked on this project with Grade 7-12 students in the Aboriginal Education Program at Mount Sentinel Secondary in South Slocan, BC. The project Charlotte describes here was just one part of a larger creative learning endeavor entitled "How Do the Valhalla's Influence Who We Are?" that the school developed with Charlotte Erlandsson and artists Richard Reeves and Miriam Needoba. This post is part of an ongoing series chronicling the progress of select AIC grant recipients.

 

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Thanks to our Summer 2015 UBC Practicum Students!

Thanks to our Summer 2015 UBC Practicum Students!

Every year, ArtStarts engages with UBC students from the Faculty of Education for a Community Field Experience practicum. The experience is always a great learning opportunity for both parties. In June, Amy Clausen and Russell Lau, two students in the Elementary educator stream, joined us at ArtStarts to work on two distinct projects.

 

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