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This workshop is based on contemporary and traditional clay figurines made by potters in New Mexico and parts of South America, such as Peru. It emphasizes the importance of the storyteller, the listener, oral traditions and telling your own story.

Complements the Peru and The Aboriginal People of Canada program at the Museum.

Virtual Fees:

  • $9 per student (minimum class fee based on 16 students)
  • Includes Art Kit (Air-dry clay, clay tools and water buckets; please inform registration if you would prefer H435 bisque fired clay)
    • free pickup at Art Gallery of St. Albert or
    • Added fee of $65 for delivery in St. Albert and $95 for delivery in Edmonton (Please request a quote for all outlying areas)

Studio Fees:

  • $9 per student (minimum class fee of based on 16 students)


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

What People are Saying about Storytellers

“Couldn’t have asked for anything better. Students were actively engaged at all times. This is definitely a fieldtrip experience worth repeating. The students, teachers and parents all loved it.” – teacher from Stony Creek School

Total Time

1.5 hours


Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Curriculum Link

Art, Creative Expression, Clay Program, Cultural, Social Studies


Virtual field trip, Visual Arts Studios, St. Albert Place