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Bartol Foundation (Friends Center)

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1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States

1501 Cherry Street

Philadelphia, PA  19102

February 2016

Teaching with Technology-Using Social Media in the Classroom

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 @ 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Join Rebekah Wilcox, Education Director of The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre and Sherry Forste-Grupp, an English teacher from The Baldwin School to get concrete lessons for incorporating social media to actively engage students in their own learning.

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March 2016

Facts=>Poetry: Writing from History and Science

Thursday, March 17, 2016 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY! Cape-Cod poet and naturalist Elizabeth Bradfield writes poetry that is sparked by history and science but illuminates much more about how we see the world and ourselves. Join her for a hands-on session that will share strategies to turn “just the facts” into poetic investigations. This workshop will be of interest to a range of artists from those working with school curriculum to those bringing community history to life. This workshop is open to teaching artists in any discipline…

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Artists Plus CDCs: Creating Strong Communities Together

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 @ 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Presented by the Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation, PACDC (Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations) and Philadelphia LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) Increasingly, artists are playing key roles in building strong communities. Artists can add to the vibrancy of public spaces, build bridges among neighbors, and contribute to revitalization of commercial corridors. Join community developers and artists for an interactive peer-learning session that explores the intersections of our work. Hear from successful artist/community development partnerships who will share strategies for identifying…

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Theatre TAG: Using Debate in the Classroom

Thursday, March 31, 2016 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Debates are everywhere in this election year! Whether used to interpret a text or clarify community issues, a lively (and respectful) debate can animate a classroom and help students learn to articulate their point of view to persuade others. Join Craig Getting, Education Director of Lantern Theater Company, for this on-your-feet workshop that will introduce theatre techniques to add debate to your teaching toolbox. This session is open to artists of all disciplines interested in building respectful dialogues with their…

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April 2016

Artists Plus Trauma-Informed Practice for Youth

Thursday, April 28, 2016 @ 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Co-presented with the Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation

What unique role do the arts play in supporting communities and individuals who are impacted by trauma? Join us for this conversation among practitioners and policy-makers in the behavioral health and arts communities. Dr. Sandra Bloom (School of Public Health, Drexel University and founder of the Sanctuary Model) will share fundamentals about the impacts of trauma (which may include abuse, poverty or violence in the community) and dig deeply into how creativity and expression can support healing and resilience for those who have experienced trauma. Artists from ArtWell, Philadelphia Young Playwrights, and the Village of Arts and Humanities will lead interactive sessions to share strategies for integrating the arts for youth (visual art, writing, video) with trauma-informed practice. Come ready to add your experience to the conversation and leave with more tools, networks and resources to support your community…and yourself.

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January 2017

Artists Plus Community Organizations

Thursday, January 26, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Co-sponsored by the Bartol Foundation and the Barra Foundation Do you want to add the arts to your programs?  Do you want to bring your skills as a teaching artist to sites within the community? Artists can add vibrancy and knowledge to human service organizations, youth development programs, senior centers – any place where communities come together. Join community organizations and artists for an interactive peer-learning session that explores the intersections of our work. Hear from successful artist/community partnerships who…

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March 2017

Marketing Yourself as a Teaching Artist: Let’s Talk Money

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States

Have you ever lost money on a residency or realized you charged way too little for the work you promised? What is your time worth? What are the things you know you must have to provide a successful program? 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. CLICK HERE TO…

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SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY: Talking About Race in the Classroom and Community

Saturday, March 18, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States

In the current climate, we as educators play a unique role in nurturing a racially equitable learning environment for our participants. Join New York’s Border Crossers for this intensive training about strategies to recognize and address racism in your classroom and community. Through this training, teaching artists will: Strengthen their analysis of how racism manifests itself in educational settings; Enhance their understanding of how racism affects children Practice using tools and language to address race and racism in the classroom…

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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 19102 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 19102 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

Building your Teaching Artist Pathway

Monday, February 11 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
Free

While some of us may have planned to be a teaching artist, many have taken a path that, one step at a time, led them to this work.  Join our colleagues Erica Reinsch, Assistant Director of Education and New Victory Teaching Artist, WT McRae, from the nationally-recognized New Victory Theater in New York City, who will share their Teaching Artist Pathways Tool. In this hands-on, reflective session, you will investigate where you are now in your career and how to…

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Marketing Yourself as a Teaching Artist: Teaching Artist Statements

Wednesday, February 27 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
Free

It is important to define your philosophy and style as a teaching artist. In this workshop, 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.  During this session, we will work through a template, give you time to draft your own statement, and then pair you up with your peers to get suggestions and feedback.

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March 2019

Teaching Artist Play Date: Drumming your Story

Monday, March 11 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Free
Josh Robinson

Everyone has a soundtrack that marks the many chapters and moments throughout their lives. Music is often a bridge connecting us to our emotions. Join master teaching artist, Josh Robinson, for this drumming workshop to 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 of being perfect.

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Trauma Informed Practice: Movement as Healing

Tuesday, March 26 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
Free

How can movement be a path toward healing? Teaching Artist Shavon Norris will lead us through a full-participatory workshop to experience how to incorporate movement in your lessons in ways that meet the needs and abilities of your participants.  Focusing on welcoming all bodies in ways that are comfortable and accessible, the workshop will also address the obstacles you may encounter when asking people to move and how to address these obstacles.  Artists in all disciplines and all bodies are…

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April 2019

Marketing Yourself as a Teaching Artist Series: Promoting Your Signature Lessons

Wednesday, April 10 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
Free

How do you develop your signature lessons to make your arts education offerings stand out? Led by Michelle Angela Ortiz, Award Winning Artist and experienced Teaching Artist, you will select your signature lessons and identify clear goals, curriculum/community connections, and a sampling of activities. During this session, we will work through the template, give you time to tailor your lesson, and then pair you up with your peers to get suggestions and feedback.

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Marketing Yourself as a Teaching Artist: Let’s Talk Money

Wednesday, April 24 @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
Free

Have you ever lost money on a residency or realized you charged way too little for the work you promised? What is your time worth? What are the things you know you must have to provide a successful program? 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.

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