Gallery Tour and Art Workshop

Last updated on
Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
Program Description

The Richmond Art Gallery’s School Program introduces students of all ages to the exciting world of contemporary art through interactive gallery tours and hands-on art workshops.  Led by professional art educators, our curriculum-based programs encourage students to make personal connections with art while developing critical thinking skills and exploring diverse perspectives.

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.
  • Creative experiences involve an interplay between exploration, inquiry, and purposeful choice.
  • The arts connect our experiences to the experiences of others.
  • The mind and body work together when creating works of art.
  • Artists experiment in a variety of ways to discover new possibilities.
  • Creative expression is a means to explore and share one’s identity within a community.
  • 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.
  • Works of art influence and are influenced by the world around us.
  • 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.
  • Dance, drama, music, and visual arts are each unique languages for creating and communicating.
  • Engaging in the arts develops people’s ability to understand and express complex ideas.
  • 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.
  • Trip Details
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    For Grades: 
    K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Times Offered: 
    Duration: 
    See notes. minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
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    Fee Details
    Fee Notes: 

    Preschool-K: (60 minutes) $85.00, Grades 1-3: (90 minutes) $95.00, Grades 4-7: (120 minutes) $105.00

    Additional Notes

    Exhibition and art workshop details can be found on our website