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VISUAL ARTS FOR GRADES K–7

Since 1988, the Van Go program has provided free visual arts workshops to Metro Vancouver elementary schools.

Arts Umbrella teaching artists bring creativity-inspiring activities and arts supplies into local elementary schools over the course of three days (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday) and deliver two workshops per day to participating classes. Workshops run for a maximum of 75 minutes and are offered at 9:00am and 10:30am each day. Each elementary class explores a curriculum-relevant topic through Visual Arts – experiencing the arts through drawing, painting, and more. School children have the chance to embrace diversity, explore artistic expression, and nurture community spirit – all while having fun!

A generation of children have experienced these incredible workshops – directly benefiting from free, high-quality arts programming in their schools.

To apply for the BMO Van Go program, please email Kelsey Lee, Coordinator, Vancouver Community Programs at klee@artsumbrella.com, and include "BMO Van Go" in the subject line. Schools in areas demonstrating high economic, social, and cultural vulnerability will be prioritized. Successful applicants will be notified in 2-5 business days.

For more information about Arts Umbrella and what we do, please visit our website: https://www.artsumbrella.com/ 

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