image061First Nations bands along the northwest coast of Canada, such as the Kwakiutl, used highly stylized designs to fashion traditional ceremonial masks. Students create masks that incorporate animal, human and supernatural traits, using bold, flowing lines and ovoid shapes.

What People are Saying about Northwest Coastal Inspired Mask

“Great experience because our school does not have the materials for the project.” – teacher from Ronald Harvey

“It was informative, well organized and an enjoyable fieldtrip!” – teacher from St. Mary School

“This was an awesome session. The kids made some very creative masks from your thorough guidance.” – Teacher from Sturgeon Heights School





We’re a non-profit organization, and program fees help cover the cost of instruction, supplies and equipment.

  • We charge a minimum class fee based on 16 students
  • $8.25 per student (minimum class fee of $132)


We’ll send an invoice to your school within one month—please don’t bring your payment to the workshop.

Please make cheques payable to Arts and Heritage St. Albert. Include invoice numbers and mail to: Arts and Heritage St. Albert, Suite #200, 20 Perron Street, St. Albert, AB  T8N 1E4

For account inquiries, contact us at 780-459-1163 or

Information and Policies


Total Time

1.5 hours


Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

Curriculum Link

Art, Creative Expression, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Social Studies


Visual Arts Studios, St. Albert Place