School Tours & Programs

Viewing Original Artwork: See something to think about

Experience the full impact of the artist’s expression when you see it up close in the gallery.

Discovery Tours:

Sponsored by Saskatchewan Arts Board

Experienced gallery educators ensure that your students are enriched by the art exhibitions. Inquiry and investigation are encouraged to engage students in art-viewing. Tours can be based on the curriculum needs of any school subject. Duration of tour is usually 30-45 minutes, but can be scheduled for longer or shorter periods of time. Tours can be booked for any day of the week and any time of day.

Additional Workshops:

Fee: $2.00 per participant (Workshop is optional)

Following the gallery tour, your students may actively participate in an art-making workshop. Gallery educators will guide your students through the exploration of art materials, methods, and concepts related to the art exhibition. The duration of these workshops is usually 30-45 minutes, or more.

How to Book a Discovery Tour & Workshop:

Please book at least one week in advance.
T: 306-778-2736  Email: agscprograms@swiftcurrent.ca

School tours are available for both mornings and afternoons.

Need a ride?

Art Gallery of Swift Current has two 14-passenger vans to transfer your group to the Gallery and back. City staff are available to drive. Transportation is sponsored by the City of Swift Current. Please request a ride at time of booking.

Extension Program:

Invite us to your school: Qualified, experienced instructors will come to your classroom to conduct art workshops with your students. Activities are designed to meet your curriculum needs and to enhance your students’ classroom engagement through experiential learning. Educators will facilitate exploration of art materials, methods, and concepts for all ages. You may choose to observe, or participate, while learning along with your class. Workshops can be done as a single session or as an ongoing series. Materials and equipment supplied to students by the Art Gallery.

Fees per workshop:
Workshop Fee: $40 per group per hour (one hour minimum)
Materials Fee: $2 to $5 per participant, unless otherwise stated at time of booking
Mileage Fee: $0.45 per km (outside of Swift Current)

Grade Level:  All grades and abilities.  (We appreciate an adult helper with Grades K – 3).
Number of Participants: based on a regular classroom, about 25 participants.
Studio space: based on a regular classroom, if an art room is not available.

 

Art Gallery of Swift Current
411 Herbert St. E. Swift Current, SK S9H 1M5
T: 306-778-2736

“Serving Southwest Saskatchewan for 40 years”

Office Hours: Monday to Friday – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Closed over noon hour.

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