Education Programs are curriculum-based and designed for various grade levels. Most run 1.5 to 2 hours and are available for area schools and home school groups. Fees are $50 per group (plus GST), maximum 25 students. A Fee Subsidy is available through the generous support of FIRST CALGARY FINANCIAL and can be applied towards transportation costs and/or program fees. Subsidies are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Ask us to email you a program booklet.
...at the Okotoks Art Gallery
Experience professional fine art outside the textbook! Art Programs connect gallery exhibitions with art education concepts in elementary, junior high and high school and include a hands-on component in the art studio. Exhibitions change approximately every 5 to 6 weeks. Programs are 1.5 hours in length.
Note: There is no fee to bring your class or group for a self-guided tour of any exhibition, but calling to book ahead is advised.
...at the Okotoks Museum and Archives
Museum Programs are based on the history of Okotoks and area and connect to curriculums in K to Grade 6 Social Studies, English Language Arts, Fine Art and some Science:
K to Grade - One My Community
Grade Two - Okotoks: A Prairie Community Changes Over Time
Grade Three - Prairie Farm Family – Quality of Life, Early 1900s
Grade Four - Okotoks, In the Beginning
Grade Five - Okotoks: The Land, Histories & Stories
General Interest Heritage Programs for all grades include:
Seasonal Programs include:
Booking a Program
Programs must be booked at least two weeks in advance.
FIRST CALGARY FINANCIAL
ARTS + HERITAGE EDUCATION ACCESS FUND
First Calgary Financial is generously offering this program for a second year. Educators from all school systems in the Okotoks region, including home school groups, are welcome to apply for a subsidy towards program fees at the Okotoks Museum and Archives and/or the Okotoks Art Gallery. The subsidy can also apply to busing costs. The fund is distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Application forms can be accessed by contacting the Education Program Specialist at 403.938.8969 or firstname.lastname@example.org