Hosted by: Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum

Art and Peacebuilding

What role did art play in the Cold War? How can art be used to build and promote peace? Students view examples of art and make their own.
The entrance to the Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum

What role did art play in the Cold War? How can art be used to build and promote peace? This program encourages dialogue and discussion about the role of art in peacebuilding, art as an expression of values, and how art can promote ideas. Students view examples of art from the Cold War and make their own artworks.

https://diefenbunker.ca/educational-programs/

Education Value and Curriculum Connections:

  • Grades 5 to 8 – Visual Arts
  • Grades 5 to 8 – Oral Communication
  • Grades 5 to 8 – Reading
  • Grades 5 to 8 – Science & Technology
  • Grade 5 – Social Studies People and Environments
  • Grade 7 – Geography Physical Patterns in Changing World
  • Grade 8 – Geography Global Settlement
  • Grade 10 – History Canada, 1945-1982; 1982 to the Present
  • Grade 11 – American History The United States since 1945
  • Grade 11 – World History since 1900 The Cold War years
  • Grade 12 – Canada since 1945
  • Grade 12 – World History The World since 1900
  • Grade 12 – Adventures in World History Since the Early Nineteenth Century
  • Visual Arts Secondary Strand A; B; C

Format

 On-Site or Virtual

Duration

2 hours (in-person), 1 hour (virtual)

Language

English, Français

Fee

Starting at $11.50/youth participant (in-person), $75/group (virtual)