The Arts – Visual Arts

Weaving NEW!

Grades: 4–12 (Full Day)

Program: The Arts – Visual Arts

Curriculum Connections: VA

In this program, students will be introduced to a variety of innovative artists and their approaches to weaving as a starting point to create their own art piece. Students will experiment with new and recycled materials and techniques including weaving, wrapping, winding, bundling and braiding.

Key Inquiry Question
How can you experiment with weaving techniques to design your own piece of fibre art?

Program Objectives
By the end of the Weaving program, students will:

  • Be introduced to contemporary weaving practices, including artists of significance
  • Experiment with STEAM through the creation of a simple loom and learn basic weaving and fibre art techniques
  • Learn vocabulary as related to weaving and fibre arts