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August 19, 2015

Calling all Artists in Greater Vancouver: Apply to the Arts Integration Learning Lab by October 9, 2015!

Calling All Artists in the Greater Vancouver Area!

Apply by October 9, 2015 to take part in Arts Integration Learning Lab — an experiential learning series for artists interested in working with young people and educators in schools.

Are you a professional artist interested in working with young people and educators in schools? Or do you already have some experience and want to enhance your skills?

The Arts Integration Learning Lab is a professional development experience for artists of all disciplines in the Greater Vancouver area. This program is designed to build the capacity of professional artists and position them to work alongside educators in schools. The Arts Integration Learning Lab comprises a series of five practical, experiential learning sessions that will be offered once a month, from November 2015 to March 2016.

Artists selected to participate in the Arts Integration Learning Lab will:

  • Develop a deeper understanding of arts integration and identify opportunities to grow their own professional practice
  • Build facilitation skills to effectively work with young people and educators
  • Develop abilities to plan and lead quality arts integrated interactions
  • Learn about resources and opportunities for artists available through ArtStarts
  • Explore the culture of schools and connect with curriculum
  • Discover opportunities for artists to connect with educators in a professional capacity
  • Connect with other artists in the Greater Vancouver area and engage in peer learning

The Arts Integration Learning Lab takes place at the ArtStarts Gallery and Resource Centre in downtown Vancouver at 808 Richards Street. Artists take part in a series of five sessions, offered once a month, from November 2015 to March 2016:

  • Creativity 101 — Friday, November 13, 2015, 9am to 3pm
  • Pedagogy: Art Practice as Teaching Practice — Friday, December 11, 2015, 9am to 3pm
  • School Culture — Friday, January 8, 2016, 9am to 3pm
  • Navigating Resources — Friday, February 12, 2016, 9am to 3pm
  • Ecosystems of Teaching Methods — Friday, March 11, 2016, 9am to 3pm

Read full course descriptions at artstarts.com/infusion

 

A Fully Subsidized Learning Series for Artists

The cost for artists selected to participate in the Arts Integration Learning Lab will be fully subsidized and covers: tuition, program materials and lunch. This opportunity is made possible through support from BC Arts Council and the Province of BC's Creative Futures program.


About ArtStarts in Schools

The Arts Integration Learning Lab is presented by ArtStarts in Schools, a not-for-profit organization that provides innovative arts programs for young people, practical resources for teachers and artists, and leadership in advocacy for arts in education. ArtStarts regularly offers Infusion professional development opportunities for artists and teachers interested in bringing the arts and arts integration into schools across BC. 

 

Apply Now! 

The deadline to apply is October 9, 2015
Learn more and apply at artstarts.com/infusion

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