Burnaby Art Gallery

Our Trips

Thursdays | October 6, 2022-June 22, 2023

This program is offered in person and virtually.

Discover the interwoven worlds of math and art. Using tessellations as a foundation, each workshop explores the pattern making and mathematical elements of design work. Workshops examine the work of Dylan Thomas, a Coast Salish contemporary artist, and how he has connected math and geometry to his art practice.

Curriculum tie-ins: Art Education, Indigenous Art, Earth Science, Math, STEAM


Burnaby Art Gallery offers all sorts of resources for teachers, from current teachers’ guides and online exhibits for use in your classroom to professional development workshops.

These online lesson plans illuminate the BAG’s permanent collection and engage the public in online art-making. Teachers, parents, students, and arts educators are invited to participate in this online series of art-making activities.

Virtual Exhibits and Lesson Plans

Public Art Story Map

Students are invited on a tour through the current exhibit, followed by a hands-on art workshop. This program is offered in person and online. There is limited program capacity for in person.

Participants are challenged through cultivated learning, close observation and thoughtful discussions about the art featured in the gallery exhibit. Key concepts and new artistic modes of creation come to life! Suitable for Grades K-12.

Please check our website to see what our current exhibition is : https://www.burnaby.ca/Things-To-Do/Arts-and-Heritage/Burnaby-Art-Galler...?

Fridays | October 7, 2022- June 23, 2023

This program is offered in person and virtually. 

Join us in exploring the complexity of the BC coastline. Students are immersed in ideas of interconnection, ecosystems, water cycles and shoreline wildlife, inspired by works from the City of Burnaby's Permanent
Collection. Using watercolour, drawing, and collage, students develop individual mixed-media works.

Curriculum Tie-ins: Art Education, Earth Science, Indigenous Art

Wednesdays | October 5, 2022-June 21, 2023

This program is offered in person and virtually. 

Imagine, balance, construct, and combine materials to create an exciting mini-city. Through a sculpture approach, students learn about architecture and design to support and build their structures. This workshop applies a horizontal learning approach to engage multiple subjects, encouraging students to get creative.

Curriculum Tie-ins; Art Education, Social Studies, Geography, Math

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