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Group Art Tours

“The Art of Looking” offers art tours that come in many shapes and sizes, suitable for a variety of groups. We provide an opportunity to relax, enjoy and learn. Our tours are designed to encourage participants to access and appreciate all kinds of art. Participants will be able to “dig into” various works of art, without the necessity of knowing anything about art history, art movements or artists’ biographies. We provide some interesting and accessible...

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Corporate Workshops

At “Art of Looking”, we use looking-at-art as a vehicle for developing skills that people in business value and need: observation skills, critical thinking, communication, problem solving. We use the Visual Thinking Strategies approach to viewing and discussing art as a means of accomplishing these goals.

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Business Conferences

If you are part of a group that is visiting Toronto for a business or professional conference, an “Art of Looking” tour is a wonderful way in which participants and their families can experience the city. We will provide you with the opportunity to get to know our city a little more intimately by visiting local, cutting-edge art galleries that help define what Toronto is all about.

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Educational Training

Several medical schools throughout Canada and the United States have, in recent years, been using the Visual Thinking Strategies approach (VTS) in their curricula as a tool for improving visual diagnostic skills, communication and critical thinking for their students. The programme was first introduced at Harvard, then branched out to include schools such as the University of Washington, the University of Miami, McMaster University, University of Ottawa, and the University of Toronto, to name just...

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Counseling and Therapy

As a former social worker who practiced individual, couple, family and group counselling, Hildi Wolfish can work with therapists and counsellors to use Visual Thinking Strategies as a tool in the therapeutic process.

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Art Consultation

Do you find yourself overwhelmed by the sheer volume and diversity of the many, many art galleries here in Toronto? Are you intimidated when you walk into a gallery because you feel that you lack information and “wish you knew more”? Would you like to purchase some artworks for your home, but have no idea where to begin or what you even like?

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