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March 2018

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

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Perelman Building, 2525 Pennsylvania Ave,
Philadelphia, PA US
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Due to snow, we have rescheduled this workshop.  Registration is still open. How do you develop your signature lessons to make your arts education offerings stand out? Led by Michelle Angela Ortiz, Program Consultant 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. During this session, we will work through the template, give you time to tailor your lesson…

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Feedback that Nurtures: Liz Lerman’s Critical Response Process

Sunday, March 25, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Perelman Building, 2525 Pennsylvania Ave,
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Co-sponsored by Tyler School of Art/Temple University How do you structure feedback for your participants that goes beyond “I liked it” to supportive and energizing observations?  Liz Lerman’s Critical Response Process (CRP) is a widely-recognized method that nurtures the development of artistic works-in-progress through a four-step, facilitated dialogue between artists, peers, and audiences. In use for over 20 years, the Process has been embraced by artmakers, educators, and administrators at theater companies, dance departments, orchestras, museums and more. it has…

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April 2018

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

Monday, April 9, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 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? 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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September 2018

Resource Field Trip: Philadelphia Museum of Art

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Perelman Building, 2525 Pennsylvania Ave,
Philadelphia, PA US
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Free

Did you know the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Educators will help you develop ideas and give you free resources to support your teaching?  Join us at the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s  Wachovia Education Resource Center to learn about all of the resources that are available to you.  Did we say free? Discover how to use the visual arts in your classroom to enhance learning and create rich connections across all areas of curriculum. Education staff and dedicated volunteers can help…

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October 2018

In the Mix: Engaging Students of All Levels in Your Classroom

Friday, October 5, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Free

Co-presented with Play On, Philly Often, instrumental music teaching artists must teach to a group of students at varying levels of proficiency. Led by Deleah Archer, veteran teacher and CEO of Education Services for All, This session will explore varying methods for teachers to differentiate in the instrumental music classroom. challenging all students through lenses of process, product and content.  Dr. Archer is passionate about the quality of educational services for today’s youth and has created curriculum programs and professional…

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Mandated Reporter Training

Monday, October 8, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Free

If you are someone who comes into contact with children as part of your work, you are a mandated reporter who is required by law to report suspected child abuse.  It is vitally important that you understand how to recognize child abuse and how to make reports that are timely, complete and accurate. The Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance is the recognized leader in Pennsylvania for mandated reporter training. Their training reviews the elements of child abuse, including the legal definitions…

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Creative Entrepreneurship 101: Step By Step

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Free

How do you build a sustainable career that aligns your teaching artist practices and your own creative work? Join Todd Hestand, business consultant, artist, and Manager of the Corzo Center @ UArts, for this hands-on session. Set your goals as a creative entrepreneur (yes, that’s you) and begin to outline concrete steps to achieve these goals. Learn what motivates others to engage with your work as well as strategies for research and marketing. Artists in all disciplines are welcome.

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November 2018

Teaching Artist Play Date: Mindfulness Movement

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Free

Join Gracianna Coscia-Collins (Education Manager at Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers) for a mindfulness-based movement experience. Inspired by Artistic Director Kun-Yang Lin’s CHI Awareness Practice, this play date will focus on dancing through the lens of mindfulness, a practice of maintaining a nonjudgmental state of awareness of one’s thoughts, emotions and experiences. Learn how to incorporate breath, awareness, and self-reflection into your teaching practice through new movement tools and resource guides for your own self-care as well as for your students. Come ready…

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December 2018

Printing Without A Press

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Fleisher Art Memorial, 719 Catherine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Free

Printmaking is a rich and versatile medium that can ignite your students’ imagination and creativity. In this workshop you’ll discover several printmaking techniques that do not require a press and can be easily incorporated into any classroom environment. You’ll explore the basic methods and techniques of the highly expressive monoprint process, starting with rolling ink onto Gelli plates, and using simple stencils to make your marks. We will work with different tools and have an open conversation about how to…

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January 2019

Lesson Planning for Engagement and Belonging

Tuesday, January 15 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Bartol Foundation – Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
Free

Dig into the “why” as well as the “how” of strong lesson planning.  Join Julia Katz, ArtWell Associate Executive Director and Sarah Chavez, ArtWell School Partnerships Assistant Coordinator, to learn intuitive and accessible ways to develop workshop goals, then plan your lesson working backwards.  We will explore key components of a strong lesson plan as well as how workshop structure and facilitation can decrease anxiety and power dynamics, and encourage active learning, safety, and youth voice.  Artists in all disciplines are…

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