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Register Now for Art Fundamentals: A Creative Learning Series for Teachers and Artists

Register Now for Art Fundamentals: A Creative Learning Series for Teachers and Artists

We are excited to launch Art Fundamentals, a creative learning series for teachers and artists. Once a month, teachers and artists are invited to join us at ArtStarts (in downtown Vancouver) for hands-on workshops in visual and performing arts, led by professional artists. If you are an educator or artist who wants to brush up on art fundamentals, these workshops are for you. You'll have the opportunity to explore: the theory and practice behind basic art forms art fundamentals that will help you develop your creative confidence ways to implement arts based activities in the classroom new relationships with artists and educators

 

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Reminder! Upcoming Deadlines for BC Schools to Apply for Arts Grants

Reminder! Upcoming Deadlines for BC Schools to Apply for Arts Grants

It's deadline season for grants! We have several deadlines coming up soon. We encourage teachers and schools across British Columbia to apply for these grants to support the arts in education. Here are some key dates to note:

 

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Register Now: Infusion Studio presents The Places You'll Build

Register Now: Infusion Studio presents The Places You'll Build

We're pleased to announce a new professional development event for educators taking place on Friday, October 24, 2014 in Vancouver, BC. Infusion Studio presents: The Places You'll BuildAn Arts Integration Professional Development Event for Elementary and Secondary Teachers

 

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Creating the Gallery Space

Creating the Gallery Space

Last Thursday, students from General Currie Elementary and Grauer Elementary came back to the ArtStarts space for the second time this year. Their first visit in February was all about our previous exhibition Sound Play. Now that we are in the process of installing our new exhibition, Timescapes, we thought it would be a great opportunity to examine the curatorial process with them.

 

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Connecting Educators and Artists in Nelson

Connecting Educators and Artists in Nelson

This week, ArtStarts staff hit the road to facilitate professional development events for educators and artists in the Columbia Basin region of BC. We were thrilled to have the opportunity to visit both Nelson and Revelstoke, thanks to support from Columbia Basin Trust, BC Arts Council and the Province of BC. In each community, we brought together engaged educators with professional artists who have experience working with young people in a classroom setting.

 

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