2022–2023 Programs

Harbourfront Centre School Visits provides the opportunity for your students to explore connections to themselves, their communities and the experiences of others through engaging, hands-on, inquiry-based programming developed with the Ontario Curriculum in mind. Subscribe here for program updates!

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Clay: Building Beasts
Grades K–6 | Half-Day
Grades 4–12 | Full Day

How can mythical building beasts from around the world influence the creation of your clay sculpture?

Available all year

Regular School Visits Rate

Clay: Masks
Grades K–8 | Half-Day
Grades 4–12 | Full Day

How have masks from around the world influenced the creation of your clay sculpture?

Available all year

Regular School Visits Rate

Children watching a performance in a theatre
Creative Edge: JUNIOR
Grades K–12 | Half-Day

How can the experience of being an audience member at a performance inspire multiple forms of creative expression?

May 24–26, 2023

Fee to be confirmed

Dance: Contemporary Dance
Grades 4–12 | Half-Day

How can you apply the elements of dance to the process of creating contemporary choreography?

Available all year

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Dance: Creative Movement
Grades K–3 | Half-Day

How can we use movement as a tool for self-expression?

Available all year

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Dance: Latin
Grades 4–12 | Half-Day

How can traditional Latin dances influence today’s dance styles?

Available all year

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Excited young students practicing their Hip Hop moves
Dance: Primary Hip Hop
Grades K–3 | Half-Day

How can the elements of hip hop be a tool for self-expression?

Available all year

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Excited students practicing their Hip Hop moves
Dance: Understanding Hip Hop
Grades 4–12 | Full Day

How can the elements of hip hop be a tool for self-expression?

Available all year

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Dance: Urban
Grades 4–12 | Half-Day

How can the evolution of urban dance styles influence your personal expression?

Available all year

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Drama: Improv
Grades 4–12 | Half-Day

How can developing skills in improvisation benefit you in your everyday life?

Available all year

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Indigenous Studies: 7 Gifts
Grades 1–3 | Half-Day

How could the 7 Gifts of Life help you live your best life?

Available all year

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Indigenous Studies: Exploring Treaties
Grades 4–12 | Full Day

How can exploring our Treaties and other agreements help us move towards constructive Indigenous and Canadian relations?

Available all year

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Mixed Media: Urban Art – A Call to Action!
Grades 7–12 | Full Day

How can you use urban art to inspire positive social change?

Available all year

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Music: Body Percussion
Grades 4–8 | Half-Day

How can we collaborate to create an authentic rhythmic piece using our bodies as instruments?

Available all year

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Painting: Colour Explorations
Grades K–K | Half-Day

How can we use colour to represent the world around us?

Available all year

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Painting: Painted Creatures
Grades 1–3 | Half-Day

How can you experiment with colour, drawing and painting techniques to make your imaginary creature come to life?

Available all year

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Painting: Random Acts of Paint
Grades 4–6 | Half-Day

How can you use the idea of chance and accidents to create your painting?

Available all year

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Painting: Watercolour Trees
Grades 4–12 | Full Day

How can trees serve as inspiration for your art making?

Available all year

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Printmaking: Collagraph
Grades 4–12 | Full Day

How can historic works of art influence your collagraph print? 

Available all year

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Printmaking: Lino
Grades 4–12 | Half-Day

How can your experience with the printmaking process lead to a better understanding of the printed images we see daily?

Available all year

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Printmaking: Reduction Lino
Grades 7–12 | Full Day

How can your experience with the printmaking process lead to a better understanding of the printed images we see daily?

Available all year

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Printmaking: Young Collagraph
Grades 1–3 | Half-Day

How can prints made by Inuit artists inspire your collagraph print?

Available all year

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SHSM: Advanced Training in a Skill – Contemporary Vessels
Grades 9–12 | Full Day

How can the relationship between form and function influence the creation of your sculpture? 

Available all year

$20/student

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SHSM: Behaviour Management
Grades 9–12 | Full Day

How can an understanding of behaviour management techniques support your development as a facilitator of programming with participants of all ages? 

Available all year

$20/student

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SHSM: ICE Training
Grades 9–12 | Full Day

Work with our Education staff members to develop your key question and see how we can support you and your students! 

Available all year

$20/student

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SHSM: Leadership
Grades 9–12 | Full Day

Available all year

$20/student

Students sit around a group of artwork on the floor
Textile Art: Family Portraits
Grades 1–3 | Half-Day

How can a collaborative work of textile art tell a story?

Available all year

Regular School Visits Rate

Students work on their artwork at a table
Textile Art: Social Justice
Grades 4–8 | Half-Day

How can a collaborative work of textile art evoke social change? 

Available all year

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Two students showing us their sock puppets
Textile Art: Sock Puppets
Grades K–3 | Half-Day

How can we use a puppet to tell a story? 

Available all year

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Urban Studies: Government Studies
Grades 5–12 | Full Day

How are our lives impacted by the structure and history of our governmental system?

Available all year

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Urban Studies: Harbourfront Centre Discovery Walk
Grades K–6 | Half-Day

How can a comparison of different communities lead to a better understanding of the world? 

Available all year

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Urban Studies: Kensington Market & Chinatown
Grades 4–12 | Full Day

How do different immigrant groups leave their mark on our urban landscape?

Available all year

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Urban Studies: Sustainable City
Grades 7–12 | Half-Day

How can the concept of sustainability be used to understand the development of Toronto’s waterfront community?

Available all year

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