Getting the Word Out: Printmaking Workshop

Last updated on
Saturday, September 22nd, 2018
Program Description

Learn about the history of printmaking in our museum gallery, then develop practical skills and create designs through a one-hour printmaking workshop. Students will use printmaking technology, terminology, and techniques to explore their creative expression through a hands-on workshop and produce collagraph prints on a printing press and relief prints. The program will place a particular emphasis on the prominent figures and print shops in New Westminster’s history as well as the role printmaking plays in fostering communication.

Programs running before April 28, 2019 will include a special tour of our feature exhibition, Getting the Word Out.

Big Ideas
  • Communities include many different roles requiring many different skills.
  • Effective collaboration relies on clear, respectful communication.
  • Everything we learn helps us to develop skills.
  • Strong communities are the result of being connected to family and community and working together toward common goals.
  • Communities include many different roles requiring many different skills.
  • Effective collaboration relies on clear, respectful communication.
  • Everything we learn helps us to develop skills.
  • Strong communities are the result of being connected to family and community and working together toward common goals.
  • Communities include many different roles requiring many different skills.
  • Effective collaboration relies on clear, respectful communication.
  • Everything we learn helps us to develop skills.
  • Strong communities are the result of being connected to family and community and working together toward common goals.
  • Communities include many different roles requiring many different skills.
  • Effective collaboration relies on clear, respectful communication.
  • Everything we learn helps us to develop skills.
  • Strong communities are the result of being connected to family and community and working together toward common goals.
  • Designs grow out of natural curiosity.
  • Skills can be developed through play.
  • Technologies are tools that extend human capabilities.
  • Designs grow out of natural curiosity.
  • Skills can be developed through play.
  • Technologies are tools that extend human capabilities.
  • Designs grow out of natural curiosity.
  • Skills can be developed through play.
  • Technologies are tools that extend human capabilities.
  • Designs grow out of natural curiosity.
  • Skills can be developed through play.
  • Technologies are tools that extend human capabilities.
  • Designs can be improved with prototyping and testing.
  • Skills are developed through practice, effort, and action.
  • The choice of technology and tools depends on the task.
  • Designs can be improved with prototyping and testing.
  • Skills are developed through practice, effort, and action.
  • The choice of technology and tools depends on the task.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Artists experiment in a variety of ways to discover new possibilities and perspectives.
  • Everyone has a unique story to share.
  • Stories and other texts can be shared through pictures and words.
  • Stories and other texts help us learn about ourselves and our families.
  • Through listening and speaking, we connect with others and share our world.
  • Everyone has a unique story to share.
  • Stories and other texts can be shared through pictures and words.
  • Stories and other texts help us learn about ourselves and our families.
  • Through listening and speaking, we connect with others and share our world.
  • Everyone has a unique story to share.
  • Stories and other texts connect us to ourselves, our families, and our communities.
  • Through listening and speaking, we connect with others and share our world.
  • Stories and other texts help us learn about ourselves, our families, and our communities.
  • Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world.
  • Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens.
  • Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world.
  • Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens.
  • Our communities are diverse and made of individuals who have a lot in common.
  • Rights, roles, and responsibilities shape our identity and help us build healthy relationships with others.
  • Stories and traditions about ourselves and our families reflect who we are and where we are from.
  • Healthy communities recognize and respect the diversity of individuals and care for the local environment.
  • Our rights, roles, and responsibilities are important for building strong communities.
  • Canada is made up of many diverse regions and communities.
  • Local actions have global consequences, and global actions have local consequences.
  • Indigenous knowledge is passed down through oral history, traditions, and collective memory.
  • Learning about indigenous peoples nurtures multicultural awareness and respect for diversity.
  • People from diverse cultures and societies share some common experiences and aspects of life.
  • The pursuit of valuable natural resources has played a key role in changing the land, people, and communities of Canada.
  • Immigration and multiculturalism continue to shape Canadian society and identity.
  • Natural resources continue to shape the economy and identity of different regions of Canada.
  • Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Times Offered: 
    Duration: 
    90 minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    Packages Provided: 
    Fee Details
    Fee Notes: 
    • $140.00 per session
    Additional Notes
    • 10:00 am to 11:30 am and/or 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
    • Advance booking is required
    • Advance notice of student special needs helps us serve you better