Big Ideas: Responding to Public Art

BIG IDEAS is a West Vancouver (Grade 10–12) student art exhibition showcasing their conceptual responses to the Vancouver Biennale’s public art installations. BIG IDEAS explores current topics inspired by the Vancouver Biennale art installations. This school outreach program challenged students to use public art as a stimulus for creating and learning in other curriculum areas.

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The Vancouver Biennale is a non-profit organization that brings an open-air art museum of sculptures by renowned Canadian and international artists to Vancouver. The current Vancouver Biennale exhibition runs from September, 2009–June, 2011.