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January 05, 2016

Arts Integration Learning Lab: A Fully Subsidized Learning Opportunity for Vancouver Area Artists

Calling All Artists in the Greater Vancouver Area!

Apply by January 18, 2016 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 or within a commutable distance. 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 from March 14 to 18, 2016:

  • Creativity 101
  • Pedagogy: Art Practice as Teaching Practice
  • School Culture
  • Navigating Resources
  • Ecosystem of Teaching Methods

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

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 funding support from the BC Arts Council and the Government of British Columbia's Creative Futures program.

Please Note: If you applied for the previous session of the Arts Integration Learning Lab and were not successful, please consider applying again.

Apply Now!

The deadline to apply is January 18, 2016
Learn more and apply at artstarts.com/infusion

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