Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft

Young Collograph Printmaking

Category Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft

Grades 1-4 (half-day) 1-6 (full-day with trip to the MIA)

Curriculum Connections Visual Arts, Social Studies, Canadian and World Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Social Studies, and French

Print making allows students to create multiple works of art in just one workshop. Discover the magic revealed through the printing process.

Through examining, discussing and making a selection of prints, your students gain an understanding of the process of printmaking and insight into how Inuit artists draw inspiration from the world around them. In a full-day workshop (grades, students visit the MIA and explore the history and beauty of Inuit art.

In partnership with the Museum of Inuit Art.

A special Valentine’s Day-themed activity is planned for Friday, Feb. 14, 2014.

Key Inquiry Question: To what extent was your artwork inspired by arctic animals in Inuit print?

Programme Objectives

By the end of the programme, students will:

  • Discover the history of printmaking through the lense of Inuit culture
  • Explore shape, texture and pattern to create a printing plate
  • Produce several coloured relief prints

Please click here to download a comprehensive Education Resource Kit prepared by Harbourfront Centre School Visits educators.

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