Programs

  • Step into Hip Hop

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    Teaching Artist, Andrea McCormick, will lead youth on a weeklong discovery of the roots of Hip Hop and Step. Students will learn African and early American ...
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  • Stories, Songs and Syllables: Building Literacy through Music Making New

    • Art Form(s)
      Music
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts
    During this 35-45 minute workshop, students will sing a variety of songs led by the arts specialist. Students will practice keeping a steady beat on the ...
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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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  • Superhero Stories

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts, Digital Arts
    • Curriculum
      English Language Arts, Character Education
    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
      Social Studies, 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 (Professional Development)

    • 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 Art of Bards – Build a Poem Like Shakespeare or Dickinson

    • 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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  • The Capoeira

    • Art Form(s)
      Dance
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies
    Mixing martial arts, music, and dance, students will be introduced to the historical and cultural elements of Capoeira. This program is designed to help ...
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  • The Great Law of Peace New

    • Art Form(s)
      Theater Arts
    • Curriculum
      Social Studies, Social-Emotional
    Meet Ben Franklin, Hiawatha, Christopher Columbus, Ponce de Leon, Thomas Jefferson, Jacques Cartier and others while discovering the origins of our ...
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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 Magic of Rainbows New

    • Art Form(s)
      Visual Arts
    • Curriculum
      Science
    During the one-hour workshop, students’ fascination with rainbows will be used to inspire investigations of light and color. The Magic of Rainbows workshop ...
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