School Programs


Bring your class to explore the gallery and create art in our studios, or invite us to come to you! From cross-curricular lessons to teacher PD, SG has comprehensive – and fun –formal education programs for students of all ages.

Station Gallery is pleased to offer a variety of gallery and outreach programs that link to your curriculum needs and provide fantastic opportunities for students to create their own art inspired by the exhibitions.

Explore what we have to offer through the links below. To sign up or to get more details, please email at bookings@nullstationgallery.ca

smART Gallery Tours

Grades JK to 12
Offered throughout the academic year, our gallery visits offer in-depth opportunities for students to thematically connect with our Permanent Collection in a vibrant setting. See what’s new for the 2016 – 2017 school year!

Each program is based on a thematic exploration of artwork and enhances critical thinking, interdisciplinary approaches to learning, vocabulary and skill development through a variety of excitingly creative interactive exercises.

All of our smART tours are genuinely cross-curricular.

smART Half-Day Tour @ SG (max 60 students)
price: $10 (incl. HST) per student.
smART Full-Day Tour @ SG (max 60 students)
price: $15 (incl. HST) per student.

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Arts Infused

Award-winning subsidized sessions based on current exhibitions
Grades 4-8

This award-winning gallery and studio day is offered with a subsidy for grades 4 and up for a limited time, twice a year on chosen exhibitions. Gallery exhibition visits offer in-depth opportunities for students to connect with artworks in a gallery setting. See the dynamic exhibitions & programs for fall & winter 2016 – 2017 school year!

Each program is based on a thematic exploration of artwork and enhances critical thinking, interdisciplinary approaches to learning, vocabulary and skill development through a variety of creative interactive processes and exercises.

price: $10 (incl. HST) per student
thanks to the Durham District School Board.
*Your workshop also comes with a $60 bussing subsidy (per bus)

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Gallery On The GO

Grades 4 to 8
Need us to come to you? Invite our artwork and art-making workshop to your school. No bus, no fuss, no muss! Okay, maybe a little muss. But that’s the fun!

Making Myths

In this workshop, students will develop their critical thinking and literacy skills by exploring myths and legends in First Nations culture. Working collaboratively, students respond to the artwork and create a correlating piece of art using text and printmaking techniques to tell their own story.

Gallery on the Go workshop @ your school (max 60 students)
price: $15 (incl. HST) per student

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Professional Development for Teachers

Engaging with real works of art is a brilliant way to inspire learning across a range of subjects, including literacy, history, drama, art and design. Our fun and practical training will help you develop new ideas and skills you can apply inside and outside the classroom.

price: $20 (incl. HST) per participant
(max 20 participants per full day booking)

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get in touch

Ready to book your visit to SG, or looking for more information? We’re pleased to hear from you.

Please email bookings@nullstationgallery.ca

2016 / 2017 School Programs brochure
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• A focus on the diverse needs of all students. Programs are tailored to address a variety of learning styles and ages, and are designed to complement the Ontario Curriculum in the areas of Fine Arts and Language Arts. All are cross-curricular in approach and wherever possible cross-cultural.

• A wide range of online Teacher Resources available to complement each program, including information about the current exhibitions and programs, pre- and post-visit activities for interaction in the classroom, and links to the curriculum for a value added visit.

• A focus on creativity in education in the 21st Century, visual thinking skills and strategies to interpret and interact with art in a variety of ways. Studio and gallery experiences encourage individual and group planning, problem identification and critical inquiry, collaboration and reflection, with a focus on the conceptual and technical processes of different art-making practices.

• Educators that are thoroughly trained on exhibitions and have backgrounds in education, art history, and art-making. Educators are trained to work with students to create innovative and imaginative work with a focus on play and experimentation.

• A focus on the integration of art education as a cross-curricular vehicle that effectively engages students in all areas of study, helping to raise student achievement.

Station Gallery’s formal education programs are available Tuesdays through Thursdays during the school year.
Minimum charge for 15 students.
Maximum class size of 60 (2 classes).
Please note, a cancellation fee applies less than two weeks before booked session.
Our timing is flexible if you are coming for the day, please request the times you

Explore what we have to offer through the links below. To sign up or to get more details, please email at bookings@nullstationgallery.ca.

Payment Methods: Full payment is due on or before the day of your visit. We accept VISA, Mastercard, cash, debit or cheques (payable to Station Gallery).
For more information please download our School Programs Brochure

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