Creative Edge

Black History Month

Category Creative Edge

Grades 5-12 (Full Day)

Curriculum Connections History, Social Sciences, Visual Arts

February 1–28, 2018

Ontario played an integral role in the Underground Railroad and today is home to residents of African ancestry from all over the globe. Students will learn about the history of African Canadian settlement as well as the contemporary communities that have brought their artistic traditions to Canada and how these inform our contemporary world. Students will use their own stories in textiles and other media to tell their personal story.