Learn about the Carr Family, Emily Carr, and the history of Victoria by touring this historic home and garden. This programs includes information about the early colonization of BC, Emily Carr's development as an artist, and the history of different communities in 19th century Victoria.
Recommended for grades 2-5
Go on a tour of Carr House and end it with a drawing session in the dining room where Emily Carr taught her first art lessons. This program includes a short tour of Carr House, learning about Emily Carr and her life as an artist. The tour is followed by an opportunity to draw the house and gardens, just as Emily's students did in the late 19th century. Recommended for grades K-5
Join RBCM@Outside host Liz Crocker and John Adams, historian and owner of Discover the Past, for a virtual walk around Emily Carr’s Victoria neighbourhood.
Listen to City of Victoria's Poet Laureate, John Barton reading from his latest project, his third book of poems, West of Darkness: Emily Carr, A Self-Portrait.
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