West Coast First Nations Art

Grades 5-7

Check out the coastal First Nations art forms of petroglyph, basket weaving and carving. Stories, techniques and traditional artist preparation for creativity provide a context for traditional and contemporary art. Students will handle carvings from our education collection as part of a guided study of animal symbolism in West Coast art. 

This program is not suitable for anyone under the age of 10, according to Snuneymuxw Elders’ guidance. This includes younger siblings accompanying chaperones.

This is an in-person, in-museum program.  

  • 90 minutes 
  • Museum program: $75 
  • Available:  
    • September 21 – November 24, 2021 & January 6 – June 28, 2022 
    • Tuesday to Friday  
    • morning or afternoon sessions 


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Contact forms will be responded to within 2 business days. Please call 250-753-1821 to speak with the front desk.

  • Unless otherwise noted, programs are in-person, at the museum. In-person field trip availability is subject to Public Health Order changes.

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