Members of the Group of Seven, like Lawren Stewart Harris, were inspired by nature and often went hiking to make sketches and get ideas for their artwork. The short video and accompanying lesson plan are filled with imaginative activities that draw from the natural environment.
This video is accompanied by a lesson plan geared towards elementary school students grades 1–4: http://bit.ly/37K9bvy
Lawren Stewart Harris
Athabasca Valley, Jasper Park
Oil on masonite
Gift of Agnes M. Benidickson, Chancellor Emeritus, Queen's University, 2011
AGNES Learns is a digital resource for children and families. Artworks from the Agnes collection inspire fun ways to explore, understand and get creative.
AGNES thanks the Ontario Art Council and the Lloyd Carr Harris Foundation.
Music Credit: Bumbling by Pictures of the Floating World is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US