School Programs

Arts Commons has educational programming for teachers and students that explores learning through arts integration. As a leader in Calgary’s arts and culture community, Arts Commons believes it is important to bring quality arts-based experiences to schools during the pandemic. With social distancing in mind, Arts Commons now offers new programs taught by professional artists brought virtually to your school.

Contact us at 403-294-7414 or education@artscommons.caFor more up to date info on what's going on in our education programs, follow us on twitter!

Click below to learn about and register for our programs:

Arts Healing and Wellness
As students return to the classroom, how can the arts be used to support healing and well-being in young children? How can the wonder and joy of the arts help children make sense of the world after the life-changing events of the pandemic?

Artist in Residence
This program brings artists to schools for customized, curricular themed projects engaging students and teachers in multidisciplinary, arts-based learning.

National Geographic Live
At National Geographic Live, your students have the rare opportunity to experience explorers, photographers, filmmakers, and scientists as they share their personal stories of conservation, exploration, and adventure in the Jack Singer Concert Hall.

Educator Professional Development
Arts-centered professional development for teachers has been a pillar of Education at Arts Commons since the beginning. We providing teachers the tools to enrich their own learning and practice so that they can inspire their students.

One Day Artists School
One Day Arts School (ODAS) is a day-long field trip to Arts Commons. Students participate in two workshops in drama, dance, music, and visual art.

The ConocoPhillips Hub for Inspired Learning
An immersive program where kids interact with and learn directly from local actors, writers, musicians, and artists.

In partnership with Campus Calgary Open Minds.