This course provides an introduction to central themes and major period styles in the history of the arts of Canada. Explore outstanding and significant works of art by Paul Kane and Cornelus Krieghoff, Canadian Impressionists Emily Carr and the Group of Seven, The Beaver Hall Hill Group, the Canadian Group of Painters, the Automatistes, the Painters Eleven and the Post War and Contemporary art of Western Canada. Examine a variety of media including drawing, watercolour gouache, oil painting, printmaking, sculpture and architecture. When applicable, lectures will include excerpts from video and films. Dependent on feasibility, field trips to local galleries and museums may be arranged.
There is a 20% reduced fee for students 65 years of age or older at the time of registration. You must register by phone (403-220-2952) or in person to receive this discount.