Volunteer Program

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2013-2014 School Year Workshop Schedule & Membership Information Click for printable information: Easy-to-read, printable schedule of our workshops: 2013 – 2014 workshop locations For New Volunteers: Frequently Asked Questions Recruit more volunteers at your school with this flyer (color version)    flyer B&W version 2013-2014 Membership Form 2013 – 2014 Workshop Schedule Volunteer Program Art Supplies […]

After School Art Program

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Art in the School’s After School Art Program was developed in consultation with the University of New Mexico College of Education’s Art Education Program faculty and Albuquerque Public Schools’ Fine Arts Program management. The program began in 2007 at one school and has expanded to serve three elementary and one middle school in the 2010-2011 […]

Teachers’ Workshops

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Professional Development Workshop for Teachers: Using Art to Engage Students and Enrich the Curriculum Monday, June 9th & Tuesday, June 10th, 2014      8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.                   at  North Star Elementary School, 9301 Ventura NE, Albuquerque, NM 87122 Registration Deadline:  May 23 This workshop is free, but space is limited. Complete the registration […]

Our Approach to Art Education

  “Students have very lively discussions of art.  They are well versed on art terms and know how to critique works.” “The children are always expressive and love to give their point of view.” We believe that children benefit the most from art education when it includes: -  art history: Using master art works, we place the art into historic and cultural context for children. -  art criticism:  We teach children about the elements of art and the vocabulary to describe what they are looking at so they may exam and respond to what they’re seeing. -  aesthetics:  We help children evaluate the aesthetic qualities of art work so they might understand the meaning, nature and value of art. -  art making: We teach children how to use basic art techniques and tools so they can explore their creativity and express themselves beyond words. Closely looking at and discussing master works of art, then creating artwork: -  addresses the whole child by supporting multiple learning... 

Our Blog

Free Workshop for Teachers This June

Certified Teachers:  Join us for this free professional development workshop! Using Art to Engage Students & Enrich the Curriculum Monday, June 9th & Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  at North Star Elementary School, 9301 Ventura NE, Albuquerque, NM 87122 Registration Deadline:  May 23 This workshop is free, but space is limited.  See all the details on this flyer: 2014 Summer workshop flyer Please complete and submit this registration form  June 2014 Teachers’... 

Volunteers’ Workshops Resume Next Week

Happy 2014, Volunteers!  All workshops for the rest of this school year will be held at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History: Paul Klee’s Playful Masterpieces     Tues., Jan. 21, repeated Sat., Jan. 25 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Henri Matisse:  The Paper Cuts Tues., Feb. 4, repeated Sat., Feb. 8 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. In the unlikely event that Albuquerque Public Schools are cancelled or delayed on the day of a workshop, the workshop will be cancelled and rescheduled. I’ve scheduled... 

Art in Motion Open House Dec. 14th

    Sat., Dec. 14th  7:30 pm – 10 pm  at Maple Street Dance Space – 3215 Central NE  (in Nob Hill, across the street from Kelly’s) Drop in and enjoy a fun open house featuring short dance, music and theater performances and a fine art sale – all to benefit Art in the School.  Continuous performances during the open house will feature:  Ballet Afrique, Oxygen Contemporary Dance Company, Ecotone Physical Theater, Waylaid, and Double Danger Jazz Ensemble.... 

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How to contact us:

Art in the School
P.O. Box 3416
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87190-3416
(505) 306-0471