CBC Television Network

Art In Action

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1959 to 1960

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Sunday mornings from October 1959 to May 1960. Second season aired July to October 1961.

Produced in Winnipeg, this program featured George Swinton, an Art Professor from the University of Manitoba. Designed for older children, Swinton gave practical lectures on materials, formats, colour and methods commonly used by painters and sculptors. The second season was more concerned with Art History from different periods, such as Expressionism. Swinton also demonstrated his techniques.

Written by John Corcelli – June, 2005