Save the Dates! Announcing Bartol’s Winter-Spring 2019 Workshops
You asked and we delivered! Check out the Bartol Foundation’s upcoming workshops. Registration opens 4-6 weeks in advance – sign up for our email newsletter and like us on Facebook and be the first to know when you can register.
Books and Words: Bookbinding and Poetry Workshop
Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 9:30am-12pm
Join Candy Alexandra González (a Latinx papermaker, printmaker, book artist and young poet) for this hands-on session for teaching artists who want to incorporate simple bookbinding and poetry writing into their teaching practice. Register here.
TA Play Date: Let’s Put on a Show! Theatre in 60 Minutes
Monday, January 28, 2019, 5:30-7:00pm
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. Register here.
Stop Motion Animation: Creating Community with Animation
Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 5:30pm-8pm
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. Register here.
Building your Teaching Artist Pathway
Monday, February 11, 2019, 10am-12pm
In this hands-on, reflective session, you will investigate where you are now in your career and how to intentionally plan for a career for a teaching artist that suits you as an artist and educator. Register here.
Marketing: Teaching Artist Statement
Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 9:30am-12pm
Led by Michelle Angela Ortiz, former Program Manager at the Bartol Foundation and experienced Teaching Artist, you will draft a teaching artist statement that reflects your unique point of view and the ‘product’ you will be marketing to your potential audience. Register here.
Teaching Artist Play Date: Drumming your Story
Monday, March 11, 2019, 5:30pm-7pm
In this drumming workshop participants will explore the power of musical expression, build community, acquire tools for coping with stress, and be granted permission to create and succeed in a fun and safe space without the pressure being perfect. Register here.
Trauma-Informed Practice: Movement as Healing
Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 9:30am-12pm
Teaching artist Shavon Norris will lead us through a fully-participatory workshop to experience how to incorporate movement in your lessons in ways that meet the needs and abilities of your participants. Register here.
Marketing Yourself as a Teaching Artist: Creating your Signature Lessons
Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 9:30am-12pm
Led by Michelle Angela Ortiz, former Program Manager at the Bartol Foundation and experienced Teaching Artist, you will choose your signature lesson and learn to communicate clearly your curriculum goals, identify your themes, and select your target audience.
Marketing Yourself as a Teaching Artist: Let’s Talk Money
Tuesday, April 24, 2019, 10am-12pm
This session will work through how to set fair prices for your teaching artist activities, budget for all parts of a project, and develop ‘what if’ scenarios to make budgeting a useful tool in your teaching artist life.