Art Windsor-Essex respectively acknowledges that we are located on Anishinaabe Territory – the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations, comprised of the Ojibway, the Odawa, and the Potawatomi. Today the Anishinaabe of the Three Fires Confederacy are represented by Walpole Island First Nation. We want to state our respect for the historical and ongoing authority of Walpole Island First Nation over its Territory.
- Learn with Us: Educators
On-demand in-classroom learning
Explore the AWE collection, analyze important contemporary themes, and have thoughtful discussions through hands-on learning adventures! Your students will learn about art and have fun while meeting curriculum goals.
Transform how your students see the world through art and experience an unforgettable journey.
Canadian Heritage and the Land
Explore how artists past and present question how we relate to the land on which we live and how we see the world around us. Take a look at how we each imagine, experience, and relate to our environment in different ways.
Indigenous Perspectives Through Art
Strengthen your awareness of Indigenous history, culture, and peoples. Learn about trailblazing Indigenous artists and the meaning of storytelling, language, and legends within their work.
Math in the Gallery
Make connections between mathematics and specific works of art. Ask questions, engage in inquiry-based looking and learning, and develop mathematical concepts while appreciating original works of art from the permanent collection.
Portraiture and the Body
Develop your visual literacy with a close look at and discussion of artworks and the stories they tell. Artists show many different ways of portraying people and their bodies for self-expression and to communicate ideas, information, and messages.
We All Belong: Building Welcoming and Safe Spaces
Through discussion and storytelling, discover works of art created by artists of the 2S-LGBTQQIA+ community. These artists challenged discrimination and fostered belonging in their community. Through their stories, they inspire you to take collective action in your community to make sure everyone feels “we all belong.”