School Art Program
The School Art Program introduces students from preschool through Grade 12 to the exciting world of contemporary art through interactive gallery tours and exhibitions-based hands-on art activities.
School Art Workshops
Bring your students to the Richmond Art Gallery for a fun and inspiring field trip where they will be given a tour of the gallery followed by a hands-on art workshop that relates to the current art exhibition. The workshops are designed to give students a foundation in art techniques and a chance to explore a variety of different art mediums. For more information, download the 2017-2018 School brochure.
RAG 2017-2018 School Brochure
Professional Development for Teachers
Art For Teachers: Provincial Pro-D Day Workshop
Friday, October 20, 2017, 9:30am – 3:00pm
This full day workshop begins with a tour of our current exhibition, Eternal Return, followed by a creativity-packed day of classroom-friendly art projects inspired by the work of the five featured local artists. Each artist is playing with the idea of historical significance, taking objects from the Richmond Museum’s Migration collection and re-imagining them through performance, video, animation, photography, sound, and sculpture. Art lessons featuring a range of art mediums and technologies will be explored. Includes all materials, lesson plans and light refreshments (lunch not included). $45 per person, pre-registration required.
By phone: 604-276-4300
In person: Richmond Cultural Centre, 7700 Minoru Gate
Please book your Pro-D workshop at least four weeks in advance by using our online form or by contacting the School Art Program Coordinator.
Customized Pro-D Workshops
Looking for some creative inspiration for your next staff pro-D workshop? Come to the art gallery for an energizing day packed with art projects that integrate big ideas, content, and skills development. Learn effective strategies for teaching art concepts and techniques, and practical ways to integrate visual art across the curriculum. Choose a theme or work with us to create a customized workshop for your staff. All art materials, lesson plans, and light refreshments are included.
Past workshop themes:
Photo-based Art Projects, Developing Drawing Skills, Printmaking Techniques, BC First Nations Art and Artists, Visual Thinking Strategies, Painting in the Classroom, Mail Art and Artist Trading Cards.
Maximum 20 / Minimum 10 participants
Half Day Program: 2.5 hours, $30.00 per person
Full Day Program: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm, $45.00 per person
Custom Tours and Workshops for Spring and Summer Camps
Bring your spring or summer classes to the Richmond Art Gallery for a fun and inspiring field trip where they will be given a free tour of the gallery’s current exhibition. Groups also have the option to follow this with a related hands-on art workshop for a small fee per student. Minimum of 6 students per class, all activities adapted to your class’ specific age group. For more information and to book, contact the School Art Program Coordinator.
School Art Program Coordinator