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Teaching Artist Symposium: Building Your Toolkit

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Teaching Artist Symposium: Building Your Toolkit

 
Saturday, June 23, 2018
The University of the Arts Campus, Terra Hall (211 S.Broad Street, Philadelphia PA 19102)
$25 for full day of activities, includes lunch - Register Now
 
 

Teaching artists have brought their creative knowledge to K–12 classrooms, but there are many new opportunities for artists to engage communities that are outside of the traditional classroom. This symposium will introduce practitioners to experts in the fields of restorative practice, inclusion, creative aging, and even municipal government. Reconsider how your artistic practice can be transferred into these new learning settings. We will showcase practical tools and skills to support your development in these areas; through panel discussions and breakout sessions, we’ll explore the ways that you can expand your network and build your teaching toolkit.

The Symposium will feature a keynote address from Eric Booth and a day of programming at The University of the Arts. The event is made possible by The University of the Arts, Mural Arts Philadelphia and the Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation.

Your ticket will include coffee in morning, lunch and a happy hour reception at the end of the event.

 

Why Attend?

• Build your network
• Learn more about creative aging, inclusion, juvenile justice, and government
• Meet expert practitioners in the teaching artist field
• Learn about Advanced Learning Opportunities including the UArts Teaching Artist Certificate Program
• Identify populations where you see need and develop partnerships and programs for them
 
 

Schedule

8:30-9:00 AM  

Registration check-in; Welcome + Coffee Reception

9:00-9:45 AM

Dancing with Donuts - a Creative Movement Experience with Teresa VanDenend Sorge, Creative Dance Specialist

10:00AM 

Keynote Speaker: Eric Booth

11:00 AM–12:30 PM                 
              




       
Panel: Imagine the Possibilities: Teaching Artists Working in Alternative Spaces - New Opportunities in the Field of Teaching Artistry
Panel Moderator: Beth Feldman Brandt, Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation
 
Panelists:
  • Charlie Miller, Deputy Director Art-Reach
  • Rachel Barnard, PAIR Artist in Residence
  • Annie Montegomery, Director of Education Lifetime Arts, Inc.
  • Erika Guadalupe Nunez, Artist in Residence & Facilitator Juntos
  • Michael O'Bryan, Director of Youth and Young Adult Programs at The Village of Arts and Humanities
 
Panel will address questions such as:
  • What do you need to do this work?
  • What do you need to be successful doing this work?
  • What kind of expansion from school practice?
12:30–1:45 PM

Topic Lunch featuring experts and specialists

2:00 PM + 3:00 PM

Working with Older Adults with Lifetime Arts, Inc. - Annie Montegomery, Director of Education and Nathan Majoros, Program Director

City Partnerships: Rachel Barnard, PAIR Artist in Residence and Diya Vij, Co-Director, Public Artists in Residence, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs

Inclusion: Charlie Miller, Deputy Director Art-Reach and Roger Ideshi, JD, OT/L, FAOTA  Program Director & Associate Professor Program in Occupational Therapy at Temple University

Creamos Juntos: Working in Immigrant Communities on an Arts-Based Resistance: Erika Guadalupe Nunez, Artist in Residence & Facilitator Juntos

Working with Restorative Practices: Michael O'Bryan, Director of Youth and Young Adult Programs at The Village of Arts and Humanities

4:30–6:00 PM

Happy Hour

4:30–5:30 PM

Office Hours - 1:1 meetings with experts, 15 minute blocks (signup required day of event)

6:00 PM

Post-event meet up at Tavern on Broad

 
                             
 
 
Questions? Contact continuingeducation@uarts.edu.
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