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In this program, students are introduced to contemporary and historic Northwest Coast First Nations art. The tour of a select group of art works emphasizes the importance and role of multi-generational teachings, the role of art in activism and resistance, diversity of issues and expressions in Northwest Coast First Nations. Students are introduced to a variety of stories and perspective of the Northwest Coast First Nations artists, Elders or knowledge holders. The goal of the tour and discussion is to understand the importance of shared histories and to seek meaningful ways to understand others through art. The program will conclude with a framing activity where students choose an object and frame it in ways which pose the questions – what is included, what is excluded. A facilitated discussion follows.

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In this program, students are introduced to contemporary and historical Indigenous use of selected plants on MOA grounds. In small groups, students find, identify and answer questions about plant species and share their findings with the class. Students explore methods for using plants for food, medicine, dyes and belongings based on Indigenous knowledge. hands-on exploration of object from the teaching collection helps students understand how they are created and used. The goal of the program is to encourage discussions on sustainability, stewardship and our shared responsibilities through learning about the cultural significance of plants and incorporating Indigenous perspectives on the making of objects and the stewarding of the land.

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In this program, students develop an awareness and respect for the central role that the cedar tree has played and continues to play, in Northwest Coast First Nations cultures. Students take part in a hands-on tree-building activity to learn about the distinct elements of the cedar tree. Students hear stories and handle objects made of cedar bark and cedar wood in order to understand their value and ongoing cultural importance. Students create paper weavings inspired by traditional Haida cedar hat. By the end of the program, they will be able to identify the cedar tree, its distinct components and how cedar is transformed into cultural objects.

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Join us for an amazing guided tour of the dam that offers an up close look into clean, renewable power generation in British Columbia.

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Join us for an amazing guided tour of the dam that offers an up close look into clean, renewable power generation in British Columbia.

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Join us for an amazing guided tour that offers a unique perspective of the dam and an inside look into clean, renewable power generation in our province. 

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'Curious Imaginings' is the latest exhibition by the Vancouver Biennale now open at The Patricia Hotel, Strathcona. 'Curious Imaginings' is the Canadian premier of Patricia Piccinini, a Melbourne based artist who works with silicon, automated fibre-glass and video installations to create hyper-realistic surrealist installations. 

This exhibition is very much on theme with the 2018-2020 Vancouver Biennale (re-IMAGE-n) and the Biennale’s mandate of art as a catalyst for learning, community engagement and dialogue. For students this exhibition is a unique opportunity to get incredibly close to these superb art works in a non-gallery setting that brings new meaning to the pieces. As well as fitting closely to the Arts Curriculum, the themes and content of the exhibition also provide chances for cross-curricular learning through discussions of genetics; technology; video installations; and the science and art behind creating the artworks. This is a must-see show with the potential to have huge impact on students. 

We are pleased to offer FREE exhibition visits to your pupils, led by an education professional. More information about the exhibition can be found at www.imcurious.ca  

William Gibson, a geneticist from UBC, said this of the exhibition - 'A fascinating exhibit that brings an emotional depth and immediacy to the topic of genetic engineering. I think it really engages participants in the discussion.' 

The exhibition is open September 14th until December 15 2018. School groups are welcome to visit Monday-Friday and a visit to the exhibition will last 1 hour, although timings can be changed to suit you. The visit will be led by an education professional for 30 pupils max at a time. 

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8, 9, 10, 11, 12
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A realistic, honest and bitingly funny look at the difference between ‘teen angst’ and mental illness and the ways vulnerable kids can start to find their way out of the dark.

Still/Falling explores the struggle with anxiety and depression, and falling backwards. And ways to rise above this struggle with as much strength, and as few scars, as possible.

 

This show is for students in Grade 8+ only.

https://www.carouseltheatre.ca/plays/still-falling/

 

 

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Take a magical trip into the Hundred Acre Wood and discover the wonderful world of Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends.

Music and puppetry without strings make this a very special treat for family audiences.

 

https://www.carouseltheatre.ca/plays/house-at-pooh-corner/

 

What to Expect: This production has music and puppetry. This show is ideal for students in Pre-K to Grade 3.

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In this story of a young girl feeling like a misfit  and searching for her place in the world, Mary Jane is a mosquito who doesn’t have wings, but her voice soars to the stars in this new play by Canadian playwright Tomson Highway that weaves music, song and Cree language into its storytelling. After many adventures, Mary Jane learns to make new friends by sharing her language, her kind heart and her songs with the world.

https://www.carouseltheatre.ca/plays/mjm/

What to Expect: Music, Puppetry and Fanciful Costumes, Cree Language Interwoven into the Story

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K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
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Are you looking for an authentic museum experience without the stress of dealing with permission forms or transportation? Sit back and relax – we bring the museum to you with our in-class program!

Equipped with hands-on artefacts from our teaching collection, our experienced guides will use object-based learning methods to explore, discover, and learn our local history through material culture.

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60
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K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
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FREE* STUDENT MATINEES

Evergreen Cultural Centre is pleased to offer a series of student matinee performances with the support of BC Touring Council through the Community Presenter Youth Engagement Program. Students will experience different disciplines, styles, and forms of performance by attending shows appropriate to their age group, carefully selected by our Performing Arts Manager. Artist talks with students and study guides may also be available, depending on the performance.

* Confirmed registration in at least one paid Performing or Visual Arts workshop booked between September and June qualifies that school class for FREE admission to a matinee performance during same season! Admission for qualified classes is free, but must be booked in advance due to limited availability.

 

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60
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K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12
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Use promo code NG2018 and take advantage of this educational field trip opportunity to see National Geographic Explorer, Nizar Ibrahim, at our Student Matinee on October 10th. School matinees are suitable for students from Grades 2 to 7. With the BC Curriculum’s focus on Inquiry in Science, we hope that this National Geographic Live speaker series can act as a valuable experiential learning field trip for your students.

Other shows available for student matinees:

October 10 - Lost Giant of the Cretaceous
February 27 - On the Trail of Big Cats
March 12 - Ocean Soul
May 7 - View from Above
 

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60
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
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Someone has broken into the City Analyst’s Laboratory and it is up to your class to catch the culprit! Students must evaluate the crime scene and study the evidence to make an arrest!

The Break & Enter program is aimed at students grades 4-6 (10-13 years of age). Students are given preliminary information regarding a Break & Enter incident. The goals of the activity are two-fold; students must provide an explanation of events and a motive for the Break & Enter.

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There has been a kidnapping at the City Analyst’s laboratory! As part of an investigative team, students must consider all the evidence to deduce WHO committed the crime, HOW they did it, and WHY. In groups of 3 to 6 people, students receive a case briefing, then move through five stations of physical, financial, and eyewitness evidence. At the end the group will convene to discuss their results!

This program is ideal for classes studying the Canadian justice system, policing, and forensic methods. French-language handouts and briefing materials are available on request.

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10, 11, 12
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