Students create a mask inspired by ancient cultures of Peru.

By looking carefully at ancient Peruvian masks, students learn to recognize some of the similarities and differences in how they were designed. A variety of clay hand building techniques are explored to give students confidence in being able to create their own unique clay mask, inspired by ancient Peruvians. Complements the Peru and The Aboriginal People of Canada program at the Museum.

Complements the Peru and The Aboriginal People of Canada program at the Museum.

We’re a non-profit organization, and program fees help cover the cost of instruction, supplies and equipment.


NEW Virtual Fees:

  • $8.75 per student (minimum class fee of $140 based on 16 students)
  • Includes Art Kit (Air-dry clay, clay tools and water buckets; please inform registration if you would prefer H435 bisque fired clay)
    • free pickup at Art Gallery of St. Albert or
    • Added fee of $60.00 for delivery in St. Albert and $90.00 for delivery in Edmonton (Please request a quote for all outlying areas)

In-School Fees:

  • $8.75 per student (minimum class fee of $140 based on 16 students)
  • Added travel fee of $60.00 for St. Albert and $90.00 for Edmonton (Please request a quote for all outlying areas)

Studio Fees:

  • $8.75 per student (minimum class fee of $140 based on 16 students)

Payment

We’ll send an invoice to your school within one month—please don’t bring your payment to the workshop.

Please make cheques payable to Arts and Heritage St. Albert. Include invoice numbers and mail to:
Arts and Heritage St. Albert, Suite #200
20 Perron Street
St. Albert, AB  T8N 1E4

For account inquiries, contact us at 780-459-1163 or registration@artsandheritage.ca

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What People are Saying about Masks and Peru

“Our instructor was excellent – good pacing, kept us moving – not rushed to get to our bus, broke the tasks down into segments, gave very clear, explicit instructions for both safety and for project success. Was very positive with the students – fantastic experience all around.” – teacher from Lago Lindo Elementary

“Always enjoyable! Love having someone with expertise to teach the students something new!” – teacher from Bishop Greschuk Elementary


Map

Total Time

1.5 hours

Grades

Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

Curriculum Link

Art, Creative Expression, Clay Program, Cultural, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Social Studies, Virtual field trip

Location

In-school field trip, Virtual field trip, Visual Arts Studios, St. Albert Place