Take a virtual trip to your art museum

For Grades 5–8

What’s so funny?
Elementary Schools Analyze Caricature

Tuesdays–Fridays ( through 24 June), 10 am and 1 pm

Take part in an interactive school program based on the exhibition Humour Me. Caricature is a powerful art form that uses exaggeration and humour to convey social and political meaning. They practice decoding historical caricature and contemporary media to identify underlying messages, intended audience, missing voices and their own bias.

Book online.

Honoré Daumier, Les plaisirs de l’école de natation, 1858, lithograph. Gift of Meredith Fleming, 1984

For Grades 1–6

Elementary Schools explore Nocturne

Tuesdays–Fridays ( through 24 June), 10 am and 1 pm

Artists’ enduring fascination with the hours between sunset and sunrise provide the foundation for curriculum links in poetry, painting and perspective. This 45-minute program includes a guided online tour presentation and activity which can be done at home or in class. Available for both synchronous and asynchronous learning.

Book online or see teachers’ notes.

John Stanley Walsh, Expo ‘67 at Night (detail), 1967, watercolour on paper. Gift of Rita Maloney, 2011

Superb summer program for children (6–12 years)

Agnes Art Camp at Home

July 2021, Monday–Friday, 9–10:30 am and 1–2 pm

Summer is almost here. Help us spread the word about these creative summer camp offerings.

5–9 July: Mixed-Media Multiverse with Ella Gonzales
12–16 July: Printmaking Party with Alessandra Pozzuoli
19–23 July: What a Wonderful World with Emebet Belete
26–30 July: Once Upon a Time with Emebet Belete

Agnes Art Camp at Home provides a welcoming camp experience over four weeks in July. Agnes art educators and assistants guide small groups of campers in process-based artmaking and interpretation, through short creative bursts in both the morning and afternoon. New and exciting themed activities are planned for each week such as sculpture, drawing, painting and collage, all using safe and non-toxic supplies provided in the Agnes Art Kit. Online field trips to see the Agnes art collection will inspire creativity and learning. Campers finish the week with a virtual art exhibition to celebrate their artistic exploration.

$150/week; $135/week member, Agnes Art Kit included
Bursaries are available. Register now or apply for a bursary.

Children immerse in artmaking

Queen’s University
36 University Avenue
Kingston, Ontario
Canada K7L 3N6
T (613) 533.2190
F (613) 533.6765
Agnes Etherington Art Centre is situated on traditional Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Territory.


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