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Bartol Foundation

January 2019

Books and Words: Bookbinding and Poetry Workshop

Tuesday, January 22 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
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Free

Interested in adding or expanding the literacy component of your teaching artistry?  Join Candy Alexandra González (a Latinx paper-maker, print-maker, book artist and young poet) in this hands-on session for teaching artists who want to incorporate simple bookbinding and poetry writing into their teaching practice.  The first part of the workshop will be spent making hand bound journals by using easy pamphlet stitch binding techniques. Then we will christen the journals through guided poetry writing exercises featuring collaborative writing and quick…

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TA Play Date: Let’s Put on a Show! Theatre in 60 Minutes

Monday, January 28 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
Free

Although we may value process over product, we often have to create a culminating event that showcases our students’ work.  Led by master teaching artist, Maureen Sweeney and tech teaching artist, Raven Buck, this session will share quick (and cheap) strategies to create a theatre piece in 60 minutes. Together, we will put up a scene complete with actors, direction, lights, sound, set, costumes and the all important production meeting, in just 60 minutes. This process is a good building…

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February 2019

Stop Motion Animation- Creating Community with Animation

Wednesday, February 6 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Friends Center,, 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
Free

Back by popular demand, media artist, Jennie Thwing will lead this workshop focused on simple techniques used to run a community workshop in stop motion animation including generating ideas, storyboarding, group think, material manipulation, free or affordable stop motion software and specific animation techniques.    Participants will be introduced to stop motion tools and camera set-ups, all with an eye to learning how these community collaborations can encourage meaningful dialogues and social bonds.  Artists in all disciplines are welcome.

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