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Nurturing Minds, Inspiring Futures: The ART | LIFE Workshop Initiative

In the heart of learning, the Foundation for Education introduces the ART | LIFE Workshops, a transformative program designed to infuse art, life skills, and human diversity into the curriculum across grades. This hands-on learning series, offered free to classrooms, has become a beacon of inspiration for over 5,000 students within the Avon Maitland District School Board each year.

What makes ART | LIFE truly exceptional is the caliber of its workshops, led by real-world professionals. These experts bring a wealth of experience and passion, creating an immersive learning experience that transcends traditional classroom boundaries. From painting to life skills and discussions on human diversity, each workshop is carefully crafted to spark curiosity and foster creativity.

The annual cost of supplying these workshops to schools is $40,000—a modest investment with an immeasurable impact on the students’ educational journey. The Foundation for Education relies on the generosity of private donors, who contribute through the Foundation’s annual Gala and special fundraising campaigns.

This initiative is a testament to the belief that education extends beyond textbooks. It’s about nurturing well-rounded individuals who not only excel academically but also embrace the richness of life, art, and diverse perspectives. The ART | LIFE Workshops stand as a canvas where imagination meets education, painting a brighter future for the students of Avon Maitland District School Board, thanks to the unwavering support of a community dedicated to shaping young minds.


Enhancing life and learning for students.

Avon Maitland District students will have opportunities to expand their
creative potential and critical life skills.

  • Sponsor enhanced learning workshops in art/life skills that go above and
    beyond the curriculum
  • Try to give equal opportunities to students
  • We aim to sponsor workshops that will inspire and engage students to try new
    things and give them something to look forward to
  • We support local professionals and artists

Contact Us

62 Chalk Street North, Seaforth, Ontario NOK 1W0
1-800-592-5437, ext 239

General Inquiries: Foundation for Education