Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft

Painting: Acrylic Landscape

Category Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft

Grades 5-12 (full-day)

Curriculum Connections Visual Arts, History, Social Studies, French

Inspired by historic and contemporary works of art, your students will explore drawing and painting techniques, leading to a deeper understanding of the mediums.

Discover why artists of the past and present are inspired by the outdoors! The Harbourfront Centre site allows students great possibilities to engage their passions. Some students may look to the lake to capture the natural world in their paintings, while others may be drawn towards the built environment.

Key Inquiry Question: How does an artists’ surroundings influence their artistic expression?

By the end of the programme, students will:

  • Examine the history of the discipline
  • Recognize and experiment with the conventions, tools, materials and techniques of acrylic painting
  • Produce an acrylic landscape using the Harbourfront Centre site as inspiration

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