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Transferring Everyday Objects into Art: Art Fundamentals with Julie McIntyre

Transferring Everyday Objects into Art: Art Fundamentals with Julie McIntyre

Last Saturday we were excited to welcome a committed group of teachers and artists to the launch of our first workshop in the Art Fundamentals creative learning series: Transferring Everyday Objects into Art with artist Julie McIntyre.

 

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The Places You'll Build: An Arts Integration Professional Development Event for BC Teachers

The Places You'll Build: An Arts Integration Professional Development Event for BC Teachers

Friday, October 24, 2014 was a province-wide Pro-D day here in British Columbia, and ArtStarts in Schools was proud to present programming for educators at The Places You'll Build, an arts integration professional development event for elementary and secondary teachers held at the ArtStarts Gallery and Resource Centre in downtown Vancouver. The event tied into artwork on display at the brand new exhibition at the ArtStarts Gallery, Dwellings: From Seabeds to Cityscapes, which was just opened to the public that day.

 

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Celebrating the Opening of Dwellings!

Celebrating the Opening of Dwellings!

We are excited to open our doors to a new exhibition of young people''s art at the ArtStarts Gallery! Dwellings: From Seabeds to Cityscapes explores the many ways in which Kindergarten to Grade 12 students from across British Columbia have reflected on their immediate surroundings and examined the concept of dwelling—in both human and natural worlds.

 

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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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