Teachers' Corner

Sneak Peeks

Come to the WAG to preview exhibitions and get inspired as you prepare for a school program visit. Show your MTS card at the front desk to gain free access to exhibitions on the dates listed below which have been chosen to coincide with new exhibitions:

Masterworks from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery & Dalí Up Close
Fri, Oct 3, 2014 • 11am-9pm
Sat, Oct 4, 2014 • 11am-5pm

Arctic Adaptation
Fri, March 6, 2015 • 11am-9pm
Sat, March 7, 2015 • 11am-5pm

Teachers' Resources

Story Starter Kits

Art is a great story starter! Check out our free Beaverbrook Story Starter teacher kits featuring works from this world-class exhibition. Download a digital kit from the links below. Inspire your students with a fascinating selection of masterworks and lesson plans that encourage inquiry and stimulate creative thinking through conversation, sketching, and writing. Each kit serves as a flexible teaching tool that can be used in a variety of ways to fit your classroom schedule and teaching style. Enjoy our Beaverbrook Story Starter kits in the classroom and then bring your students to the exhibition to see this impressive art collection in person!

Early Years • Thomas Webster, A Slide: booklet & artwork image

Middle Years • Salvador Dalí, Equestrian Fantasy: Lady Dunn: booklet & artwork image

Senior Years • George Chambers, The Crew of HMS "Terror" Saving the Boats and
Provisions on the Night of 15th March (1837)
: booklet & artwork image

Teachers' Corner eNewsletter

Want to get the latest scoop on what's going on at the WAG for students and teachers? Join our Teachers' Corner to receive bi-monthly e-newsletters about special events, exhibitions, and educational programs that you don't want to miss. To join please email education@wag.ca.

Students of WAG (SoWAG)

Do you know a student who is creative and passionate about art? Then recommend them for SoWAG which provides teenagers with the opportunity to explore their creativity and design their own WAG-inspired events (while earning a high-school volunteer credit!). Several schools have nominated students to sit on this board which meets regularly with WAG staff to discuss and implement programs and events aimed at a teen audience. If you know a teen who would be interested, fill out this SoWAG form and send it in to us.

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  • Wednesday 11am-5pm
  • Thursday 11am-5pm
  • Friday 11am-9pm
  • Saturday 11am-5pm
  • Sunday 11am-5pm
  • Closed Monday

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