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Please contact Shannon at
shannon@theclayandglass.ca
(519) 746-1882 x233

Outreach workshops

Diversity Equity & Inclusion Program

Grade 5 and up

Online

February 7, 1pm

Free online program exploring the ‘Voices’ exhibition – featuring 30 artists from across Canada who created works about diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Materials needed: paper and pencils for sketching

In School

Have us at your school! Inspired by the ‘Place at the Table’ project in the Voices exhibition, students will create a functional piece of pottery that represents and celebrates part of their identity.

Cost (+hst for all prices): $300 flat rate + $15 per student; can work with up to 60 students in a day. OR for $400 flat rate + $15 per student, we can work with max 90 in a day.

Time: 2 hour program runs 1-3pm or 1:30-3:30pm.

Voices exhibition

Workshops at the Gallery:

Full Day Workshops

Symmetrical Plates

Learn how artists use symmetry! Study plates in the gallery then make your own clay plates, decorated with symmetrical patterns.

Max 60 students
Full Day
Grade 5 and up

Teacher resources (coming soon)

Fun & Functional Pinch Pots

Explore form and function in the gallery & make your own functional artwork. Pinch pots can be used to make plant pots, bowls, mugs, and more!

Max 60 students
Full Day
Grade 3 and up

Stop Motion Animation

Bring short stories to life! Students will work in groups to make plasticine characters and animate them using the Stop Motion Studio app on ipads.

Max 30 students
Full Day
Grade 3 and up

Half Day Workshops

Clay Characters (paint back at school)

Make a pinch pot character! Use it for storytelling activities back at school. Characters are bisque fired (not glazed) and are designed to be painted with acrylics back at school.

Max 30 students
Full Day
Kindergarten and up

Image gallery (coming soon)

Teacher resources (coming soon)

Clay Animals (paint back at school)

Make a pinch pot animal. Characters are bisque fired (not glazed) and are designed to be painted with acrylics back at school.

Max 30 students
Half Day
Kindergarten and up

Image gallery (coming soon)

Teacher resources (coming soon)

1 hour gallery tour

Discuss and draw artworks in the gallery. Emphasis on building creative confidence and communication skills.

Max 30 students
1 hour
Grade 1 and up

Teacher / Student Ratio

Groups are responsible for bringing the following number of staff or volunteers with each group:

Pre-school: 1 adult to every 3 students
Grade 1 – Grade 6: 1 adult to every 6 students
Grade 7 and up: 1 adult to every 15 students

*There is no charge for teachers or volunteers

Costs

Payment is due at time of booking. Please see refund policies here.

Full Day Workshops:
$20 +hst per student.
A minimum charge of $250 applies.

Half Day workshops:
$13 +hst per student.
A minimum charge of $200 applies.

1 hour gallery tour:
$150 flat rate, maximum 30 students

Turn any field trip into an in-school program!
Additional fees apply. Please get in touch to request more information by filling in a booking form. Thank you!

Timing

Full Day Workshops:
10:00am – 2:00pm
Please arrive 15 minutes before start time and book transportation 15 minutes after end time to give your group time for backpack storage, handwashing, and washroom breaks. Please alert instructor at beginning of your visit if you need to be on the bus at 2pm (or earlier) so we can adapt the timing of your visit. Thank you!

Half Day Workshops:
10:00am – 11:30am OR 12:30pm – 2pm
Please arrive 15 minutes before start time and book transportation 15 minutes after end time to give your group time for backpack storage, handwashing, and washroom breaks. Please alert instructor at beginning of your visit if you need to be on the bus earlier than the end time so we can adapt the timing of your visit. Thank you!

1 Hour Gallery Tours
Available during gallery open hours.

Shorter visits and alternate times are also available to accommodate bus and school schedules.

Image Galleries

Symmetrical Plates

Abraham Erb Public School, Grades 4, 5, 6

Symmetrical Plates

École élémentaire l’Harmonie, Grade 5

Symmetrical Plates

Shad Canada summer program, Grade 10

Fun and Functional Pinch Pots

Abraham Erb Public School, Grades 3, 4

Fun and Functional Pinch Pots

Grand River Christian School, Grades 5, 6

Bespoke Workshops

New Dawn Alternative Program / High School

Outreach workshops at your school

In Person and online. Details coming soon.

Free tutorials

We are building free learning resources for schools. Let us know what you would like to see!

Contact Shannon with your ideas for artist videos, worksheets, tutorials and school projects.

shannon@theclayandglass.ca

(519) 746-1882 extension 233

1 hour Clay Head Workshop with Natalia Arbelaez (recording of free online workshop)


Clay Tutorials

Click here for the full playlist.

Let us know what techniques you’d like to see!


Artist Talks Online

Click here for the full playlist and learn from local artists! This series of online artist talks provides in-depth information about the creative process and artistic techniques.


At Home Clay Recipes

Try one of these recipes – click on the image to view a downloadable PDF.