Programs

  • 3D Body Imagery New

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts, Digital Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science, Math, Social-Emotional
    This workshop will allow students to use their bodies to create two-dimensional and three-dimensional images. Participants will discuss topics of interest ...
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  • A Buckeye Campfire

    • Art Form(s)
      Music, Theater Arts, Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies, Ohio History
    Program Details: Gathered around a glowing campfire, students develop storytelling skills as Susan connects Ohio stories to curricular concepts such as ...
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  • A Buckeye Picnic

    • Art Form(s)
      Music, Theater Arts, Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies, Ohio History
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Susan’s handcrafted quilt depicting Ohio’s people, geography and official symbols is the backdrop for her interactive stories and songs. ...
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  • A Pocketful of Music (Early Childhood)

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Join Steam Engine Hal on a playful journey through the world of unique musical instruments that fit in your pocket.
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  • Act Out Against Bullying

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      Character Education
    A few chairs and a couple of music stands are all you need to create the Reader’s Theater. This workshop promotes literacy using popular children’s ...
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  • Action Painting

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Character Education
    PROGRAM DETAILS: A challenging, hands-on adventure that starts with students painting blindfolded. From there, Augusto takes them to the limits of their ...
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  • ACTive Listening: Drama Activities to Enhance Listening Comprehension (Professional Development)

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Professional Development
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Develop student listening skills and comprehension. Teachers explore and model drama activities, ideas and techniques to improve student ...
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  • All American Heroes

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    With the help of Women in History, students will step into the shoes of a historical figure and give voice to the person’s story and placement in America’s ...
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  • Arithmetic and Rhythm Sticks

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies, Math
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Students replicate and create rhythms of increasing complexity while learning to play rhythm sticks. Exploration of addition and ...
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  • Batik – An Indonesian Artform

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies, Science
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Students learn the history and process behind this ancient Indonesian dying process which uses hot wax, permanent dyes and natural fabric. ...
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  • Beginner’s Beats New

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Science, Social-Emotional
    Learn about In2ative’s unique musical style by understanding how the flute and cello create sound, and how each instrument interacts with one ...
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  • Behind the Sound: RazzamaBrass

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Science
    Fill your classroom with the sounds of brass. During this workshop, a member of the quintet shares his artistry and demonstrates the capabilities and ...
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  • Big Smile Storytelling (Professional Development)

    • Art Form(s)
      Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Professional Development
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Explore the storyteller’s intriguing toolkit of body language, sound effects and vocal expressiveness to captivate your listeners. Susan ...
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  • Bloom: Creating a Ceramic Garden

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Students create a personal garden with clay, while using different techniques to make each part of the garden—dirt, stems, leaves, and ...
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  • Blues in the Schools (Workshop)

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Bob introduces America’s classic native art form — the blues. Accompanied by his National Steel Guitar, six-string guitar, harmonica ...
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  • Blues in the Schools: America’s Great Original Art Form (Performance)

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    PROGRAM DETAILS: From its birth in the 19th century through its growth and popularity as the foundation of American popular music, the Blues continues to ...
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  • Building the Band

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    PROGRAM DETAILS: This hands-on workshop turns each class into its own “jug band.” Students each get a part in the band playing kazoos, rubboards, rhythm ...
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  • Call It As You See It – Between the Lions Literacy Program

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    PROGRAM DETAILS: This program is led by teaching artist Jim Gill, who has expertise in both music and visual arts. The program guides students in sound ...
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  • Caribbean Carnival

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Take a trip to the warm tropics through geography, science, art and music and be inspired by this beautiful “Carnival” world of color. ...
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  • Ceramic Quilt

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Character Education
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Design a ceramic quilt using mixed media techniques as a tool to discover individual roots, appreciate classroom diversity and richness. ...
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  • Ceramic Sculpture

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Create a fabulous ceramic sculpture in this introductory hands-on workshop. Kristen teaches basic building processes that are low-tech yet ...
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  • Chano-Yu: The Spirit of the Japanese Tea Ceremony

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Westerners have long been fascinated by the Japanese Tea Ceremony. In Japan, the act of drinking tea is more than an elaborate ritual. It ...
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  • Character, Conflict, Action! – A Playwriting Workshop

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts, Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Reading and writing plays is motivating to students of all abilities.  Writing and performing your own play not only gives students experience with ...
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  • Classical Music is a Living Art New

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Character Education, Social-Emotional
    Expose students to the beauty and fascination of classical music and introduce them to musical instruments. Research has proven that education in music ...
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  • Clay and Culture in Ohio

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Through a hands-on clay experience, students learn the unique place pottery held in the cultures of Native Americans and European settlers ...
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  • Clay Animal Sculpture

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science
    PROGRAM DETAILS: The plasticity of clay is an excellent material to model physical features and explore how those features determine body shape and ...
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  • Clay Can Do It (Professional Development)

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Professional Development
    Teachers change their ideas of what can be done with clay. Kristen breaks down the artificial boundaries of the ceramics studio and shows new techniques ...
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  • Clay Time (early childhood)

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Math
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Children create their very own clay art. George inspires young fingers to feel, pinch and mold clay into a wonderful variety of shapes. ...
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  • Comics Across the Curriculum

    • Art Form(s)
      Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies, Science
    Comics motivate reluctant writers and provide a structure for student writing and presentation. Creating a nonfiction comic also teaches students how to ...
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  • Cowboys and Critters (early childhood)

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Take a musical journey with bluegrass singer and guitarist Cowboy Bob, Bob Frank. Through music and song “Cowboy Bob” leads children ...
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  • Create Murals

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    Visual artist and educator Kristen Cliffel brings her extensive arts experience and joy of teaching to help students create a visually stunning mural or ...
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  • Create Your Own Monologue: The Seedfolks Project

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Newberry Award winning author Paul Fleischman’s “Seedfolks” tells the inspirational story of how a young girl transforms ...
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  • Creating a Lasting Tile or Mosaic Mural

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Teachers, staff and parents all join together in designing and creating a colorful tile mural or mosaic based on a theme chosen by the ...
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  • Creative Adventures (Out of School Time Program)

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Cuban-born visual artist Augusto Bordelois encourages students to follow the flow of the creative process and experiment with new tools ...
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  • Dance Man (Early Childhood)

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Character Education
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Explore the world of dance! Tom performs a compelling assortment of short dances that demonstrate dance as a form of expression. All ...
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  • Dancing through the Curriculum

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Take a journey inspired by the dances and music of a country or time period being studied in the classroom. After reviewing basic ...
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  • Dancing with Newton: Understanding Physics Through Dance

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Science, Professional Development
    Torso-and-limbs-on workshop explores matter and molecular structure through the study of the physical movements of bodies in dance. Learn how to engage ...
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  • DaVinci’s Anatomy

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies, Science
    Learning about human anatomy has never been this fun. In this interactive workshop the secrets of Renaissance history and mystery are unlocked. Although ...
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  • Day of the Dead Skulls

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    After discussing the nature of abstracting and animating the human face, students explore the traditions, and cultural and social importance of the Day of ...
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  • Deaf Awareness

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Character Education
    PROGRAM DETAILS: What do hearing people do when they need to communicate with a deaf individual and don’t know sign language? Through a combination ...
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  • Deaf Theater Workshops

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Performance Deaf Theater is like speaking two languages at the same time. Combining theater, American Sign Language, spoken English, and creative writing, ...
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  • Deepening the Understanding of Symmetry with Mosaics (Professional Development)

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Math
    The teaching of symmetry comes alive through the creation of individual mosaic designs inspired by ceramic works of the ancient Greeks and Romans. Math, ...
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  • Digital Murals: Public Art for the 21st Century New

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts, Digital Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science
    Visual artist Augusto Bordelois brings his extensive arts experience and multimedia arts skills to guide students in creating a visually stunning digital ...
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  • Digital Storytelling

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies, Science
    Captivate students through a modern version of the art of storytelling. Jimmie guides students in writing and producing a three to five minute digital ...
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  • Dinosaur Fables

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science
    This storytelling and visual art workshop keeps students laughing and learning from the beginning to end. Augusto tells a wonderful story about dinosaurs ...
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  • Discover West African Rhythm Through Drumming and Dance

    • Art Form(s)
      Music, Dance
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    Led by native West African Sogbety Diomande, students learn the three basic sounds of the African djembe drum. They also learn basic techniques of hand ...
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  • Don’t Be A Bully – No Seas Un Matón

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    Do your students forget to be nice to each other? In this Central American tale, a mean turtle learns the value of friendship. Students participate in ...
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  • Dramatic Movement

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Character Education
    Students focus on the creative process and generate an atmosphere of cooperation and tolerance. In small groups, students learn to develop a movement piece ...
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  • Dramatize Literature… any kind!

    • Art Form(s)
      Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    This workshop provides an in-depth look at how to effectively use voice and movement to enhance reading skills. Students learn skills to aid in ...
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  • Drawing Conclusions

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Building on Young Audiences’ proven Arts For Learning curricula, students will conceive and write a new plot line related to the children’s verse “Humpty ...
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  • Drawing Machines

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts, Digital Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science, Math
    Participants will construct a simple circuit with parts salvaged from battery-operated toys and apply it to a machine made of drawing implements that they ...
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  • Escape!

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies, Character Education
    Students take on different 19th century personas as they come to understand and empathize with the men and women who fought so hard and risked so much to ...
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  • Everbloom (early childhood)

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    Create a sculpture that is always in bloom! Using ceramic pots, wood and many enticing embellishments, students get a hands-on experience building a small, ...
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  • Everbloom (workshop)

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Math
    Craft a sculpture that is always in bloom! Using ceramic pots, wood and many enticing embellishments, Kristen transforms the ordinary into the ...
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  • Everybody’s Got a Name (Early Childhood)

    • Art Form(s)
      Music, Theater Arts, Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies
    With puppets, guitar, finger play and movement, Susan Weber invites young children to explore a West Indian folk tale rich in rhyme and rhythm. In the ...
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  • Experience Majestic Manding Kingdoms of West Africa

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    Through music and storytelling, Baba Jubal takes students on an adventure to the Manding African Empire. Students learn about West African culture while ...
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  • Experiencing and Recreating the Enduring Pottery and Poetry of Dave Drake

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies
    Explore the life, ceramic art and poetry of 19th century slave, Dave Drake. Students learn about Drake’s experience working in a pottery factory, turning ...
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  • Experiencing Japanese Raku Pottery

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    Add the exciting world of Japanese Raku pottery to your curriculum with this in-depth residency. Students make individual pieces of lustrous Japanese Raku ...
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  • Exploring Asia

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    Increase students’ knowledge and understanding of other cultures through dance. Utilizing music and movement, three dancers travel to India through a ...
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  • Exploring Tessellations in Math, Geometry, and Art

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies, Science
    Tessellations are patterned shapes that fill a space such as a floor or paper so that they don’t overlap or have any gaps and can go on forever. ...
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  • Fables, Masks and Reader’s Theatre

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts, Theater Arts, Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Anasi and Aesop Fables are used universally throughout classrooms to illustrate lessons. This exciting workshop/residency combines the creative language of ...
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  • Fit Fun Frolic (early childhood)

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    Young children love to explore their bodies’ movements; toddlers and preschoolers love to bounce and wiggle. Take advantage of their natural energy ...
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  • Folk, Fun and Fairytales, a Musical Sing-Along Journey

    • Art Form(s)
      Music, Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    This program is an introduction to folk music and folk musicians, including audience participation and sing-alongs to folk music and fairy tales.  Children ...
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  • For James Baldwin: Our Literary Genius

    • Art Form(s)
      Literary Arts, Digital Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies
    As a group, students begin by reading passages from selected works by James Baldwin. Students will critically analyze the texts in order to create original ...
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  • From Books to Art: Reinforcing Early Childhood Literacy

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts, Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Children create art projects, in a variety of materials. Based on books selected by their teacher to improve reading comprehension, word recognition, and ...
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  • From Geometry to Escher: Teaching Tessellations in Math and Art

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Math, Professional Development
    This hands-on, exciting workshop is designed to help teachers enhance the learning of tessellations by exploring the intersection of math and art. Math ...
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  • G-R-A-V-I-T-Y The Big G!

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Science
    Explore the different gravitational forces in space, on earth, and on other planets! Witness a dancer on the big screen “floating” on NASA’s Enhanced Zero ...
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  • Geometry in Motion

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Math
    Experience dance as it integrates with principles of geometry. Using the body to demonstrate lines, angles, and two and three-dimensional shapes, this ...
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  • Gesture Communication

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Character Education
    This workshop is designed to improve non-verbal communication skills. Students participate in exercises that increase the use of body language and facial ...
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  • Glass Fusion

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Science
    Teachers create their own two-sided pendant using the science of glass fusion. This art form uses dichroic glass, stringers, confetti and frits heated in a ...
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  • Glass Fusion Mural

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science
    Building on the exciting science of glass art, students have the opportunity to create a beautiful wall mural of glass tile. Students learn the science of ...
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  • Glass Fusion Pendants

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science
    Invite your students into the fascinating world of fused glass, right in your classroom! Students learn about the process of glass fusion by combining ...
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  • Global Village: One World Rhythm

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    Explore Africa, North and South America, Australia, Asia and Europe and their shared world rhythm. Journey across the world through storytelling and music. ...
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  • Graphic Novel: Digital storytelling New

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts, Digital Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science
    During this creative program students use a combination process of traditional and digital illustration techniques to develop a page for a graphic novel. ...
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  • Graphic Novel: Digital Storytelling

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts, Literary Arts, Digital Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Science, Character Education, Social-Emotional
    During this creative workshop, participants use a combination process of traditional and digital illustration techniques to develop a superhero character. ...
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  • Green Eggs and Ham Workshop New

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Science
    Explore the expressive voice through the words of Dr. Seuss’ favorite book, Green Eggs and Ham. Did you know that it’s also a children’s ...
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  • Green Eggs and Ham, A Children’s Opera

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    The wonderful world of Dr. Seuss is brought to musical life through this interactive performance, which includes beautiful singing, zany acting, and crazy ...
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  • Grid Mural

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science, Math
    Learn the grid method of enlarging imagery and view the work of Chuck Close. Pixilation and photographic grain, and their role in enlargement will be ...
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  • Happy Healthy Me (Early Childhood)

    • Art Form(s)
      Music, Theater Arts, Literary Arts
    With puppets, guitar, finger play and movement, Susan Weber brings to life the story of Rudy Raccoon’s Beautiful Birthday. Tempted by sugary snacks ...
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  • High Five Fitness

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Character Education
    High Five Fitness is a dance class in which participants explore the 5 pillars of good fitness. Two professional dance teachers and a live musician work at ...
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  • Historic Hysterics

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies
    Students conceive and create panel cartoons satirizing an event or historical figure covered in their history curriculum. This fun and often hilarious ...
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  • Home in Ohio

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies, Ohio History
    With a soaring baritone voice, a harmonica and guitar, Hal weaves an interactive, multi-media story of Ohio. Through original songs and stories, Hal ...
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  • I am, We Are!

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Character Education
    I am, We Are! is an exploration of self-awareness which helps students identify their individuality and uniqueness. Students discover why they are ...
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  • Illuminating Ideas: Moving Bodies Through Technology and Engineering

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance, Digital Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science
    “Illuminating Ideas” is designed to spark imagination and curiosity through modern dance, technology, engineering and lighting. The program uses movement ...
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  • Imaginative Illustrations

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Examine the mystery and fun of cartooning. Simple scribble or an abstract shape is turned into a recognizable character (fish, dog, person, etc.) or scene. ...
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  • Immersive Ballet

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance, Digital Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science
    A resurrection of an almost century old technique known as Stereoscopic Shadowgraph which teaches the history of 3D Technology through dance. A 3D ...
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  • Inch by Inch: Planting a Garden in Story, Song, and a Clay Project

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Science
    Inspired by Inch by Inch: The Garden Song Book, ceramic artist and former professional musician George Woideck uses reading, song and clay to teach ...
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  • Instant Theater

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Learn the fundamentals of theater with Bill Morgan from SignStage, including stage/acting vocabulary and directions. Students join in the creation of a ...
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  • Introduction to Opera

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Opera is fun!  Did you know that opera singers are the only professional singers that don’t use microphones to amplify their voice?  Introduce your ...
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  • It All Adds Up

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Math
    Math is useful for many things, including dance. Students will use tools from dance and choreography to reinforce their understanding of patterns and ...
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  • Johnny Appleseed: Interactive Workshop

    • Art Form(s)
      Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Wearing the legendary pot on his head, Ray brings John Chapman (better known as Johnny Appleseed) to life in a lively and believable presentation. Johnny ...
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  • Kaleidoscopes

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science
    Have you ever looked through a kaleidoscope and wondered how it works or how to make one? The answers to these questions and many more are revealed as ...
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  • Ladybugs! (Early Childhood)

    • Art Form(s)
      Music, Theater Arts, Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Science, Math
    Bring story, puppets, guitar, songs and finger play together to celebrate nature and the smallest of creatures, the ladybug. In addition to building ...
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  • Last Fugitive Slave: Ohio

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies
    Learn about the experiences of African-Americans under the institution of slavery in this re-enactment of the true story of Lucy Bagby, a runaway slave ...
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  • Let It Snow! (Early Childhood)

    • Art Form(s)
      Music, Theater Arts, Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    The excitement and wonder of a snowy day, a wise grandmother and a sweet kitten are brought to life by storyteller Susan Weber with guitar, puppets, finger ...
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  • Let’s Be Friends (Early Childhood)

    • Art Form(s)
      Music, Theater Arts, Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Character Education
    Friendship skills of empathy, sharing, problem-solving and kindness are explored through story, song, movement and reflection. Children make friendly ...
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  • Life Lessons Through Dance

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Character Education
    Much of personal communication is conveyed through gestures or movements of the body. Through dance, Kenya shares some of her life lessons — from using ...
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  • Lights, Camera, Acting!

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts, Digital Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Actor and director Jimmie Woody will actively engage students in this exciting On-Camera Workshop, which allows the student/actor to solve the artistic and ...
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  • Lights, Camera, Action

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts, Digital Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Want to learn what it takes to make a film? Actor and director Jimmie Woody and Filmmaker Carla Carter, will actively engage students in this exciting film ...
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  • Living Portraits

    • Art Form(s)
      Music, Dance, Theater Arts, Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies
    Performer and choreographer Lisa Yanofsky will lead students through the creation and performance of an original scene that explores the identities of ...
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  • Ma’at is Missing: Deciphering Manners New

    • Art Form(s)
      Music, Dance, Theater Arts, Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies, Social-Emotional
    What happened to the Golden Rule? This one-actor performance demonstrates to children and famililes the important role manners and kindess play in how we ...
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  • Majestic Manding Kingdoms

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    Through music and storytelling, Baba Jubal takes students on an adventure to the Manding African Empire. This participatory program combines history, ...
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  • Masks!

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    All cultures have a history of mask making. In this workshop students learn to make masks using a variety of materials and techniques. Wendy teaches the ...
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  • Microscopic World of Pond Water

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science
    Students will observe pond water organisms and study reference guides to create their own diagram and 3D rendering of a micro-organism, with special ...
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  • MorrisonDance: Dance Medley

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    A professional dancer from MorrisonDance leads energetic dance classes that combine movements from a wide range of dance techniques with creative input ...
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  • Motion Commotion

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Science
    Centered on Newton’s Three Laws of Motion, this program demonstrates force, acceleration, and opposing reactions through Dancing Wheels’ highly ...
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  • Multimedia Portraits

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Character Education, Social-Emotional
    Students create non-traditional portrait drawings using a variety of materials. Initially a collage is made using paper, torn book pages, ticket stubs, and ...
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  • Music from Oil Drums: The Magic of the Steelpan

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    Found Sounds will bring the magic of the steelpan to students with a performance of various styles of music from around the world.  While tracing the ...
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  • Music That Fits In Your Pocket

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    This program tells a story of musical invention and teaches students how to create music under any circumstances. Hal demonstrates instruments that can fit ...
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  • Music That Fits In Your Pocket (Workshop)

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    Hal demonstrates how to play instruments that can fit in your pocket, like the ocarina of South America and the banakulas of West Africa. He also teaches ...
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  • Narrowing the Generation Gap: Civil and Human Rights Digital Story Project

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts, Digital Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies, Character Education
    Digital Storytelling is a short form of digital media production that allows students to share aspects of their life story. The goal in the ‘Narrowing the ...
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  • Native American Adventure

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies, Character Education
    Robin Pease, a Mohawk descendant, comes to your school in her traditional regalia to teach students about Native American culture and people. Students ...
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  • News and the Blues

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies
    Compose your own blues lyrics about current events, including local, national or regional issues, sports or even lifestyle trends. In addition to ...
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  • Painted Rain Barrels

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science
    A rain barrel is a container used to collect and store rainwater from your roof that would otherwise be lost to runoff and diverted to a storm drain or out ...
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  • Painting Ratios and Fractions

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science, Math
    This residency demonstrates ratios/fractions in the form of quantity by mixing paint (an incredibly appealing activity for children), the resulting palette ...
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  • Passage to India (performance)

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    Through the art of natyam or dance, students learn about life and culture in India. Dressed in traditional Indian costume, Sujatha uses graceful movements ...
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  • Passage to India (workshop)

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    Natyam dance is closely associated with Indian music, sculpture, and painting. Sujatha introduces students to Indian history and culture and enabling them ...
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  • Peter and the Wolf

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Peter and the Wolf is a playful children’s ballet set to the music of Sergei Prokofiev. In 1936, Prokofiev composed Peter and the Wolf as a way to ...
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  • Piece by Piece: Creating Mosaics from Found Objects

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    Using materials as diverse as broken ceramic tiles and pottery, found objects, toys and costume jewelry, George and your students create a memorable mosaic ...
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  • PLAY, then WRITE

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Professional Development
    Dramatic Activities to Facilitate the Pre-Writing Process: This workshop provides theatrical tools to help all kinds of learners write. Examine ways to ...
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  • Playful Poetry

    • Art Form(s)
      Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Compliment a Poetry Journey performance with Playful Poetry, a residency or workshop that allows students to learn presentation and speech skills through ...
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  • Poetic Expressions

    • Art Form(s)
      Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Students build on ideas learned in the Poetry: Page to Stage performance as they script and score poems to set into motion. A deeper appreciation of poetry ...
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  • Poetry Journey

    • Art Form(s)
      Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Ray performs poetry directly from the ELA curriculum enlivened by his blend of interactive theater, comedy, and improvised songs. Students journey with Ray ...
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  • Projection Photography

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts, Digital Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science, Character Education, Social-Emotional
    This project examines how images, ideas, and beliefs are “projected” upon us on a daily basis. We are constantly bombarded by advertisements, ...
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  • Puzzle Murals

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Character Education
    Delve into art elements and principles of design as students create a thematic mural that relates to any curricular theme. Each student creates a piece of ...
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  • Rapping Curriculum

    • Art Form(s)
      Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Choose a subject form the curriculum and learn songwriting vocabulary and techniques. Working collaboratively, the entire class creates an original song ...
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  • RazzamaBrass

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    Fill your classroom or auditorium with the sounds of brass. During this program, Metropolitan Brass share their artistry and demonstrate the capabilities ...
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  • React, Listen and Engage Through Music

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    In2ative’s program explores the infinite ways one can interpret music. Connecting with students through hands-on activities, In2ative guides ...
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  • Reader’s Theater

    • Art Form(s)
      Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    A few chairs, a couple of music stands and you have Reader’s Theater. This workshop promotes literacy using popular children’s classics such as Mufaro’s ...
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  • Ready, Set, Action! (Out of school time program)

    • Art Form(s)
      Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    In this invigorating drama and literacy program, professional actor Bill Morgan from Signstage works with groups of students to create a story or play. ...
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  • Ready, Set, Design!

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science
    In partnership with the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, trained CAL artists offer a STEM workshop that incorporates collaboration, critical ...
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  • Recycled Percussion: Strike, Shake, Scrape

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Science
    A trio of musicians perform a concert of music from instruments made entirely from recycled materials. Students learn that re-purposing items from a ...
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  • Remixing Narratives Using Green Screen

    • Art Form(s)
      Digital Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies
    Using fiction or non-fiction texts, students will use the settings of the narrative to tell their own stories. Through the use of Green Screen, students ...
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  • Roots to Rock: The Story of Rock & Roll

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    Follow the growth, development, popularity, and influence of Rock & Roll across to the American continent and around the world. See how rock began and ...
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  • Salsa!

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    Through a blend of Latin music and movement, students are introduced to the aesthetic principles and cultural elements of Salsa dance. The program is ...
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  • School and Community Murals

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Character Education
    Visual artist and educator Augusto Bordelois brings his extensive arts experience and multi media arts skills to help students create a visually stunning ...
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  • Science Matters: Moving Bodies Through Technology and Engineering

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Science
    “Science Matters” is designed to spark imagination and curiosity through modern dance, technology and engineering. The program uses movement in performance ...
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  • Seuss and Song Workshop New

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Based on her popular Seuss in Song Show, Ms. Troyer will lead this workshop using many of the same songs, written with the zany lyrics of Dr. Seuss. ...
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  • Seuss in Song

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Did you know that in addition to writing children’s books, Dr. Seuss also wrote songs? Lara introduces selected songs from the Dr. Seuss Songbook. Students ...
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  • Seventh Inning Stretch: Creative Ways to Get Your Classroom Moving (professional development)

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Professional Development
    We all know that physical activity is important for kids’ (and adults’) bodies, but recent research has demonstrated that short bursts of activity ...
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  • Shake, Rattle and Roll

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Science
    Students participating in this workshop will explore the Earth’s surface, its characteristics and landforms, and the changes it experiences due to ...
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  • Shaking Up Shakespeare

    • Art Form(s)
      Music, Dance, Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    “All the Worlds a Stage” in this stimulating workshop/residency, students will perform excerpts from some of Shakespeare’s best-known works from ‘Romeo ...
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  • Shape Imagination (Performance)

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Math
    Enhance your students’ skills in geometry and mathematics by taking them on a playful journey in search of lines, shapes, and angles. Utilizing music ...
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  • Shape Imagination (Workshop)

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Math
    Enhancing skills in geometry and mathematics, students take a playful journey in search of moving lines, shapes and angles through dance movements. This ...
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  • Signing Dr. Seuss

    • Art Form(s)
      Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Learn to perform excerpts from Dr. Seuss classics using American Sign Language with Bill Morgan from SignStage. Students learn basic facts about Dr. Seuss ...
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  • Signs for Little Dramatist (early childhood)

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Learn a combination of basic sign language and creative dramatics with Bill Morgan from SignStage. This program also integrates creative movement with ...
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  • Something from Nothing: The Art of Sample-Based Hip Hop Music Production

    • Art Form(s)
      Music, Digital Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies, Character Education
    Something From Nothing seeks to teach students the original form of creating hip-hop music (sampling), which is the 2nd original American musical art form ...
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  • SOUND BOARD ART

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts, Digital Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Science, Math
    In this workshop, participants will explore the intersection of art and technology. They will create interactive two-dimensional art using found objects ...
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  • Sound Science

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Science
    Take a musical journey through the science of sound. Using everyday materials, Hal guides students in shaping sound and experiencing how sound travels. ...
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  • Sounds from the Earth (professional development)

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies, Professional Development
    Spotlight the relationship of art to music by learning how to create three musical instruments from clay. Participants learn the principles of sound ...
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  • Star Light, Star Bright (Early Childhood)

    • Art Form(s)
      Music, Theater Arts, Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Children shine brightly as they help Susan Weber and her puppets, Timothy Timberwolf and Forgets-to-Twinkle tell a Native American folktale. The story ...
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  • STEAM & IB Mural or Upcycled Mural New

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies, Science
    Students will have the opportunity to create a beautiful wall mural. Students will devise a theme based on scientific exploration. Upcycled mural will ...
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  • Steelpan Science

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Science
    A steel drum duo performs a concert of steelpan music featuring tamboo-bamboo (found instrument drumming) and classical music. Students learn how playing ...
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  • Storyboard! A Dramatic Graphic Organizer for the Writing Process

    • Art Form(s)
      Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies
    Using the graphic organizer called STORYBOARD, students discover dramatic structure and practice cinematic ways to retell and sequence stories. Students ...
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  • Storytelling Through Dance

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Using a wide range of symbols and gestures, mime, and music, students make connections between the written word and dance vocabulary. Through Indian dance, ...
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  • Stretch A Tuba (early childhood)

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Science
    What do a garden hose and a funnel sound like? Gary Adams of Metropolitan Brass introduces the science of sound and provides a first exposure to brass ...
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  • Strut, Slither, Swim: Performing Animals and Environments

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance, Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Science
    This workshop/residency combines dance and visual arts to create a runway-style performance that presents the relationships between animal behaviors, ...
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  • Superhero Stories New

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts, Digital Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science
    Who doesn’t want to be a superhero or create one? During this creative program students use a combination process of traditional and digital ...
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  • Symmetry, Patterns and Geometry Meet the Mosaic

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science, Math
    Reinforce the learning of math and geometry when your students design and create a colorful symmetrical mosaic. Each student takes home an individual ...
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  • Teaching Tessellations with Smartboard, Computer, Scissors and Paper

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts, Digital Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science, Math, Professional Development
    Participants view and introductory PowerPoint on tessellations. The instructor and workshop participants perform the operations used in creating a regular ...
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  • The Carnival of the Animals

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Character Education
    VERB Ballets will present a ballet that reveals the plight of the cuckoo bird, who is bullied because he does not act like the other animals. A beautiful ...
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  • The Geometry and Art of Tessellations Meet the Smartboard and Computer

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts, Digital Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science, Math
    Participants view and introductory PowerPoint on tessellations. Using their fingertips on a Smartboard, or the computer curser in the Paint Program in ...
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  • The Harlem Renaissance

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    Explore the music and poetry of the Harlem Renaissance. Understand the historical context of this pivotal time in the African American experience. Read ...
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  • The Mouse with the Musical Ear (Early Childhood)

    • Art Form(s)
      Music, Theater Arts, Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Character Education
    In celebration of listening and friendship, Susan Weber uses puppets, singing, guitar, finger play and movement to tell this captivating story of a mouse ...
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  • The Noisy Paint Box

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies, Science, Social-Emotional
    Imagine that when you see a city’s skyline, you taste blackberries. Or maybe when you hear a violin, you feel a tickle on your left knee. Perhaps you ...
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  • The Science of Choreography

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Science
    Scientists and dancers have a lot in common! Find out how both use inquiry, experimentation and revision to understand their world and share their ...
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  • The Shipwreck Challenge

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science
    This is a fun two-workshop program where the students work with Visual artist and educator Augusto Bordelois who brings his multi media arts skills to help ...
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  • The Sound of My Own Drum

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies, Character Education
    Through exploration of African percussion and rhythms, students practice discipline and collaboration. By playing rhythms alone and with others they become ...
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  • The Stick Dance Math Cooperative (Professional Development)

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Math, Professional Development
    Create community in your classroom through music, math and movement! Teachers learn how to use rhythm sticks to create increasingly complex rhythms ...
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  • The Tree of Life

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    The Tree of Life is a hands-on project based on a Mexican folkart form. The program not only reinforces students’ understanding of nature and the ...
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  • Theater Basics in a Suitcase

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Create an original performance using items from an ordinary suitcase. Students choose items from the Theater Suitcase to stimulate creativity, develop ...
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  • To Be an American

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    History comes alive as women step out of the past to share their stories of the successes and challenges that earned them the right to be in our history ...
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  • Up, Up and Away! The Art, Science and Geometry of Making and Flying Kites (professional development)

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies, Science, Math, Professional Development
    This hands-on professional development workshop helps teachers to reinforce the understanding of the science and math of flight by making and flying kites. ...
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  • Upcycled Hand and Rod Puppets New

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Character Education
    Who hasn’t been touched by Jim Henson’s Muppets? Inspired by his genius, Veteran of Parade the Circle at Cleveland Museum of Art, Linda Zolten ...
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  • Upcycled Patterns: Surface Design

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    In the spirit of international flags, masks, and textile design, participants learn history and repeat pattern design using everyday recycled materials, ...
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  • Vault of Secret Dreams

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science, Math
    In this incredible residency, students design, build and cast a three-dimensional mosaic and cement sculpture, challenging them with math and engineering ...
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  • Voices in Black History (Performance)

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies
    Griot is an African term for storyteller. Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou, W.E.B. Dubois, Sojourner Truth, Muhammad Ali, and many other prominent voices in ...
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  • Voices in Black History (Workshop)

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies
    Pair a performance of Voices in Black History with this two-day workshop. Through writing exercises and peer collaboration, students learn to deliver ...
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  • Walking Across America

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    This performance follows the growth and settlement of America through song. The program includes songs about the sea, songs of the mountains, music from ...
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  • We Can All Be Brave and Kind

    • Art Form(s)
      Music, Theater Arts, Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      Character Education
    Stories provide a safe place for children to grapple with their feelings and the characters in any bullying scenario. Through folktales from diverse ...
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  • We’re All in This Together

    • Art Form(s)
      Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Character Education
    Students explore all facets of bullying- the bully, the bullied, and the bystander. Using poetry, drama, and song, this program teaches students to use ...
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  • What I Learned from the Flamingo: Dance of the Animals

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Science
    How does a flamingo move differently from an elephant? How does a mouse move differently from a lion? Students are introduced to the dynamics and qualities ...
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  • What’s Inside a Story: Structure and Key Details

    • Art Form(s)
      Music, Theater Arts, Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Students are invited to sing, mime, chant, and then analyze how characters, setting, and the beginning-middle-end of stories relate to the whole. With ...
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  • Who Else Will Write for Me?

    • Art Form(s)
      Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Character Education
    Students begin by creating an original work of poetry and finish by making it into a dramatic performance. They will learn PIPES (Projection, Inflection, ...
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  • Wiggle Jig (Early Childhood)

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Math, Social-Emotional
    Wiggle Jig is a research-based early childhood dance education program designed to improve Kindergarten readiness in children ages 3-5.  The program, ...
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  • Wigglewords (Out of School Time Program)

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Wigglewords pairs basic dance movements with each letter of the alphabet to enhance a wide range of literacy skills, including spelling, ...
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  • Wigglewords (Workshop)

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Wigglewords pairs basic dance movements with each letter of the alphabet to enhance a wide range of literacy skills, including spelling, ...
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  • Writing With Meter and Rhyme: From Shakespeare and Dickinson to Dr. Seuss

    • Art Form(s)
      Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    During your unit on Shakespeare or Emily Dickinson, your students may complain and ask, “Why do they talk so funny?” To appreciate the language of ...
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  • You are Here Mural

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Based upon the common map element that declares “YOU ARE HERE”, students create a clay map depicting their school and the neighborhood and ...
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  • Yummy Songs and Stories (Early Childhood)

    • Art Form(s)
      Music, Theater Arts, Literary Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    Susan Weber’s songs and stories about lip-smacking fish, juicy watermelon, spicy pizza and home-baked pie inspire children to make healthy food ...
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