Virtual Programs 2020-21

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. Arts Commons teaching artists are still determined to bring quality, virtual, arts-based experiences to schools in the pandemic. What better way to demonstrate resiliency, growth mindset, and creativity though the arts by working with us to bring custom programs to your school.

More than ever, we need the arts to tell our stories, make sense of the world around us and support our well-being.

Programs included:

  • (Teacher Meet-UP) - Arts Healing Teacher Meet-Up with Arts Commons 
  • (Drama) “Teaspoon of Light” Arts Healing Virtual-Interactive workshop K-4 Artist in Residency with Arts Commons Ed 
  • (STEAM) National Geographic Live! Education Livestream from the Jack Singer Concert Hall 
  • (Literary Arts & Writing) – Poetry & Spoken Word Creation 
  • (Dance) Hip Hop & Streetdance Classes with Pulse Studios
  • (Music) Virtual Education Concerts with CPO
  • (Indigenous Learning) Medicine Wheel, Story Stones and other Indigenous teachings with Chantal Chagnon
  • (Indigenous Learning) Blackfoot language and stories with Shirly Hill and Lemon the Bear
  • (Visual Art) Land-based visual arts expeditions with Ewa Sniatyka
  • (Visual Arts) Comic books and visual storytelling with Mike Hooves
  • (Drama) Physical Theatre with Green Fools
  • (Drama & Dance) Creative Movement for Early Learners with Arts Commons
  • (Puppetry) Found Object Puppetry with Green Fools

For questions, please contact by email at education@artscommons.ca or by phone at 403-294-7414

*virtual-interactive suggests that the teaching artist works directly with you and your students in the classroom through Zoom or Google Meets. Material is not pre-recorded or intended for public use, although teachers may record for their reference and professional growth after the workshop.

 

Outdoor Programming

With social distancing in mind, Arts Commons teaching artists are still determined to bring quality arts-based experiences to schools in the pandemic. As the weather starts to warm, and we want to get out and enjoy the fresh air, Arts Commons offers these outdoor programs starting in Spring 2021.

  • (Visual Art) Landscapes sketching outdoors with Ewa Sniatykca
  • (Indigenous Learning) Outdoor Hoop Dancing with Wild Mint
  • All of the above sessions could be conducted outdoors as requested instead of virtually