KERRI KING, CEO, Station Gallery
DURHAM: Station Gallery is supporting local teachers and students from the Durham District School Board with an innovative new program designed to bring dynamic art programming into classrooms. Beginning April 20, teachers of students in Grades 1 through 8 will be able to access curriculum-based workshops developed by Station Gallery Artist Educators. Each virtual lesson will include a 45-minute art lesson featuring Artist Educator Rola Jaber.
“Bringing art to the broader community is a significant part of Station Gallery’s mandate,” explained Kerri King, CEO of Station Gallery. “These lessons provide immersive art experiences for students who otherwise may not have the means to access them. We look forward to providing a unique and inclusive opportunity to learn about local artists, media and form.”
A list of curriculum connections will be provided along with each workshop for teachers, so they may choose the workshop that best suits their class.
“The Durham District School Board is pleased to welcome the Station Gallery to provide ‘Visual Arts’ programming for our Elementary students. Delivered virtually, teachers and Station Gallery instructors have provided an opportunity for participating classes to embark on this unique journey of creation and connectivity within the Arts Curriculum,” said Peter Arnott, Facilitator for the Arts, Health and Physical Education, Durham District School Board.
Learn more about the program at StationGallery.ca/VirtualSchoolProgramming.