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Artists' Gardens: Nature Inspiring Art

from Royal Botanical Gardens (Canada)

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Artists creations are inspired by a variety of things including the natural world and gardens, both public and private. Join Karin as she takes you on a journey exploring various well-known artists. You'll see how familiar artists such as Claude Monet and Frida Kahlo reflected the nature around them in their works. Ex;ore how contemporary installation artists' work that shape nature like Andy Goldsworthy and outsider artists like Howard Finster's Paradise Garden as well as Isaiah Zagar who spent years beautifying vacant lots into Magic Gardens.
Learn how their art was influenced by both the cultivated and wild nature that surrounded them.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $140.00
By Request Premium: $135.00


We will send out the invoice at the end of the month that the programs happens. If you need it sooner, please let us know as soon as possible.

For American sites, we can accept payment by cheque or credit card in USD.

For Canadian sites booking this program it is in Canadian Dollars.

IMPORTANT: The price will increase to $135 on January 1, 2017. Book a program before that date and pay $130.

Length

45-60 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Adult Learners Retirement homes Public Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

35-50


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Fine Arts


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)
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Booking Information

This was a specially requested program to complement a local garden presentation connecting Gardens and Art

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For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs cancelled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice.

About This Provider

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Royal Botanical Gardens (Canada)

Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Canada

Royal Botanical Gardens is a living museum which serves local, regional and global communities while developing and promoting public understanding of the relationship between the plant world, humanity and the rest of nature.

Education at Royal Botanical Gardens encourages environmental stewardship by providing meaningful and diverse learning experiences that connect people with the wild and cultivated plant world. 
With over 12 years experience delivering engaging interactive videoconferencing programs, we offer topics that explore biodiversity, conservation, botany, plant ecology and the environment., Whether you are looking for an insect program; a program exploring wetlands, their functions and human impacts or you want to discover more about a delicious chocolate treat; we have a wide variety of plant-based programs to support and enhance your classroom needs or stimulate and entertain older adults. 
No matter where you are, your group can interact with our educators and scientists.

Contact:
Karin Davidson-Taylor
kdavidsontaylor@rbg.ca
905-527-1158 x249

Program Details

Format

1. Welcome to Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) and the program.
2. Explore historic paintings and discuss inspiration.
3. View some artistic works and the real-life inspirations - local gardens or wild natural areas.
4. Questions and comments are welcome during and after the presentation.

Objectives

The participant will:
- engage in a discussion of what inspired artists
- explore the connection between art and nature using various artists and their works as examples

Standards Alignment

National Standards

National Core Arts Standards
Connecting: Anchor #11:
Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural and historical context to deepen understanding

State Standards

After consulting with the presenter, teachers will receive a program document that includes the local standards.