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October 2019

Introduction to Trauma-Informed Practice for Teaching Artists

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Any artist working in community settings will encounter young people who have been impacted by trauma.  While teaching artists rarely have details access to a participant’s personal history, there are tools they can use to identify a young person who is potentially trauma-impacted and strategies that they can employ to accommodate and engage that young person.  Join Christina Marrero, art therapist and teaching artist,  to learn basic concepts of trauma and an overview of how you can become more trauma-informed…

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Exploring Contemporary World Cultures 

Monday, October 21, 2019 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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The work of contemporary artist in any art form can act as a door to understanding world cultures beyond folk or traditional arts. Lisa Volta, teaching artist for Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, spotlights contemporary Arab artists as a way to explore history, cultural context, and specific artistic techniques. Marissa Kennedy, teaching artist for Philadelphia Young Playwrights, uses writing prompts that encourage students to share their personal experiences. These two teaching artists will collaborate on this bookmaking and writing workshop while…

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The Lullaby Project – Collaborative Songwriting Workshop

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
World Cafe Live Philadelphia, 3025 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY! - a FREE workshop for teaching artists in Philadelphia presented by Carnegie Hall in partnership with Live Connections and Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation. Carnegie Hall’s Lullaby Project offers collaborative sessions for parents and parents-to-be in which they write and record personal lullabies for their children, working side by side with teaching artists in New York City, around the country and across the globe. Join Lullaby Project artists, composer Thomas Cabaniss and singer songwriter, Jean Rohe for a fun, interactive workshop that introduces the project…

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November 2019

I am an Artist: Connecting Students to the Art in Themselves and Community

Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Jennifer Turnbull, Co-Director and teaching artist from Spiral Q, will lead us through a story circle to examine our own journey. When did you see yourself as an artist and the arts as something that was relevant to you? Jennifer Turnbull, Co-Director and teaching artist from Spiral Q, will lead us through a story circle to examine our own journey to the arts. We will then use our common themes to create a piece using site-specific movement that expresses this…

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December 2019

Proposal Writing 101 for Teaching Artists

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Join Beth Feldman Brandt, Executive Director of the Bartol Foundation, for this introductory workshop on how to craft strong grant proposal. Are you thinking of applying for a Bartol Teaching Artist Micro-Grant or another funding opportunity?  If so, join Beth Feldman Brandt, Executive Director of the Bartol Foundation, for this introductory workshop on how to craft strong grant proposals that clearly translate your vision and programs.  The session will include how to construct a compelling project, thinking broadly about sources…

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January 2020

Storiez: Creating Narratives with Urban Youth Impacted by Trauma

Tuesday, January 14 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Dr. Corrado will give an overview of how trauma impacts urban young people and brief context on treatment approaches. This workshop will combine theory and practice using the Storiez approach developed by Dr. Meagan Corrado to use narrative as a strategy for healing trauma.  Designed for teaching artists working in community settings, Dr. Corrado will give an overview of how trauma impacts urban young people and brief context on treatment approaches.  She will then lead us through the Storiez process, a 9-step framework…

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Marketing Yourself as Teaching Artists: Your Teaching Artist Statement

Thursday, January 16 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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It is important to define your philosophy and style as a teaching artist. In this workshop led by visual artist and community arts educator Michelle Angela Ortiz, 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…

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February 2020

Self-Care for Your Participants…and Yourself

Tuesday, February 11 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Helanah Warren (vegan yogi and wellness coach) will guide you through her top 3 self-care strategies.Start 2020 by committing to care for yourself as you give your creativity and care for others. As teaching artists, we often work with people who have been impacted by trauma or other life circumstances that can affect our physical and psychic selves. Helanah Warren (vegan yogi and wellness coach) will share specific techniques including how to “pay” yourself first, quit multitasking and scrap to-do…

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Marketing Yourself as a Teaching Artist: Promoting Your Signature Lessons

Thursday, February 13 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Bartol Foundation – Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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How do you develop your signature lessons to make your arts education offerings stand out? In this workshop led by visual artist and community arts educator Michelle Angela Ortiz, you will choose your signature lesson and learn to communicate clearly your curriculum goals, identify your themes, and select your target audience. During this session, we will work through the template, give you time to tailor your lesson description, and then pair you up with your peers to get suggestions and feedback.

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March 2020

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

Thursday, March 5 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Have you ever lost money on a residency or realized you charged way too little for the work you promised? This session will work through howHave 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…

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