Education Newsletters

  • December 1, 2021 Out on the Town: Art in Public Space

    5 Canadian artworks that light up their communities, and offer inspiration for how to meaningfully engage with our own.
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  • November 17, 2021 Celebrating World Children’s Day: ACI Resources for Young Learners

    In honour of World Children’s Day, we are shining a spotlight on elementary teaching resources from the Art Canada Institute Education Program.
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  • November 3, 2021 Observing Remembrance Day: Paying Tribute Through Art

    As we look ahead to Remembrance Day, we reflect on Canadian and Indigenous artists and artworks that honour those who served.
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  • October 19, 2021 From Still Lifes to the Selfie: Camera Art in Canada

    Five artists who approach photography with creativity, purpose, and radical innovation.
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  • September 29, 2021 The Power of Portraits: Learn, Observe, Create

    Inspired by the work of Canadian artists from the 1800s to the present day, four activities bring portraiture into the classroom.
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  • September 15, 2021 Art, Truth, Reconciliation: A Call for Change

    As the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation approaches, learn about the work of Indigenous artists across the country and their vital contributions to meaningful change.
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  • September 1, 2021 For the Love of Reading

    As back-to-school beckons and with International Literacy Day just around the corner, here are 5 Canadian artists to help us celebrate learning, literacy, and a love of books.
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  • June 24, 2021 Wishing You a Safe and Happy Summer Break

    School is nearly finished, and after such an extraordinary year, we’re looking forward to a relaxing summer.
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  • June 9, 2021 Indigenous History Month: Recognize, Reclaim, Restory

    Explore Resources Dedicated to Indigenous Art in Canada.
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  • May 19, 2021 Art, Education, and the Great Outdoors

    From the forest to the night sky, art to inspire you to go outside this spring.
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  • May 5, 2021 Asian Heritage Month: Legacies of Culture

    Explore works by five Asian Canadian artists.
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  • April 21, 2021 Celebrating Canada’s Future Artists

    The Art Canada Institute Education Program is delighted to announce the Canadian Art Inspiration Contest for Grades K to 12.
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  • April 7, 2021 Inspire, Inform, and Take Action

    Celebrating Earth Day through the work of artists in Canada.
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  • March 24, 2021 Creating Inspiring Spaces for Learning

    Transform your classrooms with four art activity ideas from the ACI Education Program.
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  • March 10, 2021 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, and Their Art Connections

    Explore connections between the visual arts and STEM with works from four Canadian artists.
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  • February 24, 2021 Inspiring Visions for a Better Canada

    Four Canadian women artists who #ChooseToChallenge.
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  • February 10, 2021 Global Citizens and National Leaders

    Explore themes of social awareness, communities of care, and multiple belongings through the work of four Canadian artists.
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  • January 27, 2021 Commemorating, Remembering, and Bearing Witness

    International Holocaust Remembrance Day through the Work of Canada’s Artists.
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  • January 13, 2021 Arts of Resilience: Decolonizing Your Curriculum

    If you are planning to integrate work by First Nations, Inuit, and Métis artists into your classroom in the new year, here are five artists we think you should know.
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  • December 16, 2020 The Best Medicine: Wellness Through Art

    Learn about the ways that Canadian art can be a gateway for teaching joy, confidence, gratitude, and more.
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  • December 2, 2020 Canadian Women Artists and Transformative Social Change

    Shining a light on activism, feminism, and world views through our country’s visual culture.
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  • November 18, 2020 Bring together Canadian Art and Environmental Science

    Get creative with lessons on land and nature inspired by our country’s visual culture.
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  • November 4, 2020 Canadian Artists and Issues of Our Time

    Our country’s art can be a powerful foundation for teaching critical questions and topics, from treaty texts to COVID-19.
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  • October 21, 2020 Exploring National Identity: Critical Questions for Canadian Classrooms

    Learn about multiculturalism, nationhood, and identities through the work of four Canadian artists.
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  • October 7, 2020 Bringing Canadian Art Into the Classroom

    No matter what subject you teach, let Canadian art be an entrance to learning with our new, open-access resources available in English and French.
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