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

Students draw on personal experience as inspiration to explore the process of relief printmaking and create a series of colourful prints.

Through examination, discussion and creation 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

Young Collograph with trip to the MIA Grades 1-6 (full day)
Extend your experience to a full day with a trip to the Museum of Inuit Art for an additional $1.00 per student.

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

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 relief printing plate
  • Produce several coloured relief prints

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