Nature Inspired by Art
Related Subjects:
Environmental Studies , Visual Arts
Social Issue:
  Environment
Target Grade Level(s):
Grade / Year 1 , Grade / Year 2 , Grade / Year 3 , Grade / Year 4 , Grade / Year 5 , Senior Kindergarden
Future Friendly School Values:
  Environmental Stewardship
PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

Join the Royal Botanical Gardens as they take 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. Explore 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. Examine Indigenous artist work and hear stories about how their art was inspired by their surrounding world.