Framing Stories: Northwest Coast Art (In-person)
In this 60-minute program, students are introduced to contemporary and historical Northwest Coast First Nations art. The tour of a select group of artworks emphasizes the importance of multi-generational teachings, the role of art in activism and resistance, and the diversity of issues and expressions in Northwest Coast First Nations. Students are introduced to a variety of stories and perspective of Northwest Coast First Nations artists, Elders and knowledge holders. The goal of the tour and discussion is to understand the importance of shared histories and to seek meaningful ways to understand others through art. The program will conclude with a framing activity where students choose a work and frame it in ways that prompt the question – what is included, and what is excluded?
- Grades: 9–12
- Duration: 60 min
- Times: Tuesday – Thursday, 10:30 am + 12:30 pm
- PDF: Teachers’ Notes
- PDF: What You Need to Know to Book
- PDF: First Nations of BC Map
To book this program, please submit a booking request.