Last updated on
Thursday, December 10th, 2020
Experience type: 
Outreach Boxes
Program Description

Lesson planning is made easy with BAG in a Box! Three unique educational kits are available. For only $15 a week each kit features original artwork by local artists, resource materials, art supplies and detailed lesson plans for theme-based art-making activities in your classroom. Suitable for Grades K-7.

The Printmaker’s Pets

Discover relief printmaking techniques, drawing and mixed-media, while exploring how printmakers portray cats, dogs, birds, and more.

Cultural Portraits

Investigate how an artist’s expression reflects their identity and culture and the role visual art plays in reflecting or challenging traditions.

My Place

Learn about narrative and depth in landscape, representing nature through collage, pallette knife painting, colour and pattern to portray Canada’s special places.


Big Ideas
  • Dance, drama, music, and visual arts express meaning in unique ways.
  • Engagement in the arts creates opportunities for inquiry through purposeful play.
  • People connect to others and share ideas through the arts.
  • People create art to express who they are as individuals and community.
  • Creative expression develops our unique identity and voice.
  • Inquiry through the arts creates opportunities for risk taking.
  • People connect to the hearts and minds of others in a variety of places and times through the arts.
  • The arts connect our experiences to the experiences of others.
  • Dance, drama, music, and visual arts are each unique languages for creating and communicating.
  • Exploring works of art exposes us to diverse values, knowledge, and perspectives.
  • Artists experiment in a variety of ways to discover new possibilities and perspectives.
  • Engaging in creative expression and experiences expands people’s sense of identity and belonging.
  • Artistic expressions differ across time and place.
  • Engaging in creative expression and experiences expands people’s sense of identity and community.
  • Experiencing art is a means to develop empathy for others’ perspectives and experiences.
  • Experiencing art challenges our point of view and expands our understanding of others.
  • Through art making, one’s sense of identity and community continually evolves.
  • COVID Precautions
    School programs at Burnaby Art Gallery have been reviewed, revamped, and rebuilt to consider safety parameters regarding the current pandemic. This includes: -enhancing supplies -individualizing art kits -distanced learning options
    Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    See notes. minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    Also Offered For: 
    Fee Details
    Fee Notes: 

    Cost: $30 for 2 weeks
    Deposit: Refundable deposit of an additional $50, at time of booking

    Additional Notes

    Available: November 2020 - June 25, 2021

    During gallery hours | Pick up: Saturdays | Return: Thursdays
    Teacher pick-up and drop off from Burnaby Art Gallery.
    Some restrictions apply, please see our website for full details.