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Programs & Events

School Programs

Programming includes:

Spring Break and Summer Holidays:
Field Trips to the Richmond Art Gallery
Summer Art Classes

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School Art Program
The School Art Program introduces students from preschool through Grade 12 to the exciting world of contemporary art through interactive gallery tours and exhibitions-based hands-on art activities.

School Art Workshops
RAG School Art ProgramBring your students to the Richmond Art Gallery for a fun and inspiring field trip where they will be given a tour of the gallery followed by a hands-on art workshop that relates to the current art exhibition. The workshops are designed to give students a foundation in art techniques and a chance to explore a variety of different art mediums. For more information, download the brochure from the Gallery Website.

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Professional Development for Teachers
Teacher WorkshopsWant some creative ideas for incorporating art and visual literacy skills into your classroom?  Contact us and we can schedule a professional development workshop for your school or preschool staff on a topic or theme of your choice that includes drawing skills, painting techniques, or improving literacy skills through art making. Workshops include hands-on projects and art-based lesson ideas that work across the curriculum.

Full Day: $40.00 per person
Half Day: $30.00 per person
Minimum 10 participants

For inquiries about the School Art Program or to book a workshop, contact:

Melanie Devoy
School Art Program Coordinator
Phone: 604-247-8316
Email: Melanie.Devoy@richmond.ca

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Custom Tours and Workshops
If you have a group of 10 or more, book a tour and art workshop for a morning or afternoon of artistic inspiration. Projects are aimed at audiences of all ages and experiences to learn a new technique or experiment with a new medium. The Gallery is an imaginative choice for groups seeking an entertaining and creative activity in Richmond, Tours and workshops are two hours in total at a fee of $20 per person (includes gallery tour and all art supplies).

To book a Custom Tour and Workshop, contact:

Melanie Devoy
School Art Program Coordinator
Phone: 604-247-8316
Email: Melanie.Devoy@richmond.ca