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September 27, 2016

Reflecting on the Arts Integration Learning Lab: An Interview with Artist Colette Lisoway

ArtStarts Arts Integration Learning Lab

We're thrilled to bring the Arts Integration Learning Lab to Vancouver Island this November. If you're an artist living and working in BC's Vancouver Island and Coast region, be sure to check out this subsidized learning opportunity—and apply by September 30, 2016! To give you an idea of what participants can look forward to, we wanted to check in some artists who have already taken part in one of these events, to find out what they learned and how they are applying their learning experience to their art practice. Artist Colette Lisoway participated in the Arts Integration Learning Lab that took place in Vancouver earlier this year.


September 26, 2016

Arts Integration Learning Lab for Vancouver Island and Coast Artists: Apply by September 30

Call for Artists! Arts Integration Learning Lab in Nanaimo

Reminder: The deadline to apply is Friday, September 30, 2016! 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, designed to build their capacity and position them to work alongside educators in schools. This event offers a series of five practical, experiential learning workshops taking place in Nanaimo, from November 14 to 18, 2016. Professional artists living throughout BC's Vancouver Island and Coast region are invited to apply by September 30, 2016.


September 23, 2016

Deconstructing Learning through the Arts: The Big Draw & Culture Days at ArtStarts

The Big Draw & Culture Days at ArtStarts

Everyone can draw! Join us for a special event at the ArtStarts Gallery on Saturday, October 1: Deconstructing Learning through the Arts: A Participatory Drawing Lab. This event is presented as part of The Big Draw, the world's largest drawing festival, and Culture Days, a Canada-wide celebration that raises the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities.


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