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Discover curriculum-aligned visual literacy education programs in Strathcona County. Visual Arts programs are available from kindergarten to Grade 12 at Gallery@501, and from kindergarten to Grade 6 at the Smeltzer House Visual Arts Centre Clay Hut.


Located in the Community Centre at #120, 501 Festival Avenue in Sherwood Park, Gallery@501 is a place where students can explore exhibitions by contemporary local, regional and national artists. This is achieved through guided visits and hands-on art activities led by artists and art educators.

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Megan Klak, Gallery@501

Smeltzer House Visual Arts Centre

Hands-on projects at the Clay Hut encourage communication, creative thinking and problem-solving in ways that are accessible to students of all abilities. The Clay Hut is a familiar and well-equipped pottery studio on the Smeltzer House grounds, located at #1 Broadmoor Boulevard, Sherwood Park.

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Ruta Nichol, Smeltzer House

Visual Arts Education Programs Brochure

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A guide to cross-curriculum aligned visual literacy programs for preschool to Grade 6. 

2023/24 Visual Arts education program brochure

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Last updated: Monday, August 28, 2023
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