Teaching Through the Arts: A Practical Approach

A NO COST 9 hour professional development opportunity for teachers of all disciplines – Grades 6-12. Discover how to engage your students using Arts Integration strategies. Create fun and exciting lesson seeds, that through experiential learning, improves student retention.

Class takes place on three dates:
Wednesday, March 20th, 4-6:30pm
Saturday, April 27th, 10am-2pm
Wednesday, May 29, 4-6:30pm

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Vintage Collage Class at Warwick Center for the Arts

Join collage artist Bev Silva for a one-day workshop on Saturday, March 9th in which you will create a vintage collage using old books and other vintage papers. Designed for both the novice and those with some collage experience, topics will include design, materials, building the collage, and ways to display the finished work. All necessary materials will be provided to create a unique vintage collage, but you are encouraged to bring any papers, photos, or other ephemera you’d like to include. For more information, click here.

Wickford Art Association Scholarship Program Applications due February 21

March is Youth Art Month and in celebration, The Wickford Art Association (WAA) will present its annual Scholarship Fund awards to three Rhode Island public high school senior art students with a fourth award presented by the Rhode Island Art Educators Association in March.

Each Rhode Island public high school chooses one college-bound senior art student for consideration. The four winning students will receive cash scholarships in the amounts of $1,500, $1,000, $500 and with a fourth award from Rhode Island Art Education Association of $500 to use towards college. Winners also receive a one-year membership to WAA, a fine art exhibit in our gallery and exhibit space at the 57th Wickford Art Festival, ranked the #7 fine art festival in the country. This is an excellent, resume-building opportunity for college bound students. Interested students should speak with their art teachers about submitting their portfolio for consideration.

The 2019 WAA Scholarship Program application may be downloaded at http://wickfordart.org/scholarship-program-exhibit-and-awards-ceremony/ [wickfordart.org]

Application submission period ends February 21, 2019.