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School Outreach Program

January 2, 2020 @ 8:30 am - June 20, 2021 @ 3:00 pm

For the 2019/20 school year calendar, the Elora Centre for the Arts is offering several Outreach programs to classrooms throughout the Upper Grand District School Board.
These programs are ECFTA Arts Educator guided, in-classroom or in-house (ECFTA) workshops, designed to supoort cirriculum and bring the many unique benefits of art-making to your students. We offer 2 themes, each containing diverse projects, designed to fit into two 50 minute blocks (100 minutes total). There are 8 projects available in total.

The cost is $7 per student, per project, materials included.  To find out how you can donate and support this program, please click here.


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Youth & Addiction Recovery: The Healing Power of Art and Creative Expression

March 29 @ 12:00 am - May 10 @ 12:00 am

In partnership with Portage Ontario Residential Drug Addiction Rehabilitation Centre for youth, Elora Centre for the Arts (ECFTA) offers arts-based programming in our classroom  (includes 12 sessions).  Through individual and group-based art projects, students will have the opportunity to learn art techniques and practice the creative freedom of accepting mistakes, problem-solving and sharing using their projects as the catalyst.  The program will culminate in a public mural installation as well as work shown in a youth exhibition, and will include student reflections of their artistic journey.

The first pilot session of this program has been partially funded by a generous grant from the Centre Wellington Community Foundation.


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