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The Silk Road The Silk Road, Episode 1

In the first episode of his series tracing the story of the most famous trade route in history, Dr Sam Willis starts in Venice and explores how its Renaissance architecture and art has been shaped by the East and by thousands of exchanges along the Silk Road. Episode 1 of 3.
  • 2016
  • 00:52:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/08/2020

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Daisy & The Gumboot Kids Rainbow Wands

Daisy is inspired to make a magical craft after seeing a rainbow on her walk: a DIY rainbow wand! Daisy and the Gumboot Kids explore nature, gather the perfect wand and decorate it with the colours of the rainbow.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:22
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/21/2020

Canadian Race Relations Foundation Inuk Butterfly

Olivia Lya Thomassie is an Inuk woman following her path through art. Beading, photography and tattooing are her defense against prejudice and difficulty. This documentary explores her complex search for identity in the face of culture shock. Her resilience and her thirst for adventure mirror the flight of a butterfly in nature or in the immense urban landscape. In French ...
  • 2020
  • 00:22:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/14/2020

Canadian Race Relations Foundation Beyond Unceded Territories

Beyond Unceded Territories dives deeply into the perspective of artist and activist Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun. Yuxweluptun is one of Canada's most outspoken and influential contemporary artists. He is of Cowichan and Okanagan First Nations decent. His work is highly political and confronts issues of colonization, climate change and oppression head-on. He recently collaborated on a virtual reality film, Unceded Territories, ...
  • 2020
  • 00:22:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/12/2020

Daisy & The Gumboot Kids Nature Weaving

Daisy is excited to make a DIY nature weaving after watching a spider weave a web. Daisy and the Gumboot Kids have fun weaving things they find in nature into their very own nature looms, just like the spider!
  • 2017
  • 00:03:22
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/25/2020

Daisy & The Gumboot Kids Willow Crowns

Daisy wants to wear something fun to her tea party with Scout and so she and the Gumboot Kids make a nature craft you can wear: a DIY willow branch crown! They have fun twisting willow branches into circles and then decorating them with wonderful flowers and leaves.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:22
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/25/2020

Andrew Marr's History of the World Leonardo da Vinci

In Europe, the Renaissance takes place, with Leonardo Da Vinci demonstrating a new way of thinking and painting the world famous ‘The Last Supper’.
  • 2012
  • 00:08:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/27/2020

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Wave World How light makes the colours we see

Jon Chase is at Leeds College of Art. The art students here know a thing or two about colour, so they’re taking part in an experiment. Can they work out what happens when light reflects off paints of different colours? One team of students paints the words RED, GREEN and BLUE, in each of the colours, red, green and blue. ...
  • 2015
  • 00:04:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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Cracking the Code What are bitmap graphics?

A primary school class use black and white squares to represent the pixels that make up images as bitmaps. In an exercise to show how computer graphics are made, two teams are given pictures to make out of just black and white squares. The instructions are in binary code; a 0 means a white square and a 1 a black ...
  • 2013
  • 00:04:33
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/21/2019

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Daisy & The Gumboot Kids Pinecone Friends

Scout visits Daisy to give her some pinecones he found on his walk that morning and Daisy gets the idea to make a DIY pinecone animal! By collecting pinecones and other cool shapes from nature, Daisy and the Gumboot Kids craft their own little pinecone friends.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:01
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/28/2019

Daisy & The Gumboot Kids Leaf Mandala

Daisy is inspired by a sunflower to create a nature craft that celebrates the beautiful patterns of nature! Daisy and the Gumboot Kids gather special shapes from nature to make DIY mandalas, creating their own exciting patterns.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:01
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/28/2019

The National A Canadian artist's efforts to capture stories of survival

A Saskatoon artist is using her portraits to examine two groups that suffered through oppression; in a way, bringing them face to face.
  • 2019
  • 00:03:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/28/2019

Daisy & The Gumboot Kids Bird Cookies

Daisy guides the Gumboot Kids as they make healthy DIY bird cookies for their fine feathered friends. The Gumboot Kids have tons of fun making the bird cookies and then hanging them up in the trees ready for the birds to snack on.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:03
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/27/2019

Daisy & The Gumboot Kids Flower Butterflies

Daisy sees a stunning butterfly perched on a flower and is inspired to make a nature craft. Daisy guides the Gumboot Kids as they make their own beautiful DIY flower butterflies.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/27/2019

Daisy & The Gumboot Kids Nature Rubbing

Daisy is inspired by a fossil to make a nature craft. Daisy guides the Gumboot Kids as they look in their natural surroundings for supplies to make their own nature rubbings.
  • 2018
  • 00:03:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/27/2019

The National How science says drawing will help you retain information better

It's been said that "a picture is worth a thousand words," and this might be more true than we realize, especially when it comes to our thinking and memory.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/11/2019

The National How #MeToo is changing the way museums do exhibits

The #MeToo movement is also changing the way museums handle artists' exhibits, specifically those who have been accused of abuse. The National takes you to the Royal Ontario Museum, where that change will be on display starting July 21, 2018.
  • 2018
  • 00:03:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/03/2018

The National Marvel's newest superhero Snowguard is an Inuit teen

The Toronto writer who brought her to life is not Indigenous, but made sure the character was true to her Inuit background.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:25
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/11/2018

#StandForCanada #StandForCanada Youth Challenge: Grade 9-12 students at Catholic Central High School

This video was created by Grade 9-12 students in Ms. Fontana and Mrs. Loupas-Smith's Art classes at Catholic Central High School in Windsor, Ontario, for our #StandForCanada Youth Challenge.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:35
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/05/2017

The Art Show Aleena & Dezlin’s Rattle

Aleena and Dezlin are from Six Nations Reserve. Their modern and traditional dancing demonstrates how art and dance can bridge cultures.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:01
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/20/2017

The Art Show Nawal’s Little Red Bus

After a trip to the Art Gallery of Hamilton, Nawal creates a whimsical VW bus using a toilet paper roll.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

The Art Show Kevin’s Pumpkins

Inspired by a day at the local pumpkin patch with his family, Kevin transforms an ordinary pumpkin into an untraditional work of art.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

The Art Show Warren's Beadwork

Warren’s home is on Six Nations Reserve and one of his favourite activities is making beadwork for traditional ceremonies in the longhouse.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:09
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

The Art Show Kohen’s Pottery

Inspired by her Uncle Steve’s pottery, Kohen visits his pottery studio on Six Nations Reserve. There she creates her very own piece using her great, great grandmother’s original design.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

The Art Show Bella's Clay People

Using her dog Sky as a model, Bella creates her own version of ceramic art using modelling clay.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:04
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017