2012-2013 School Year Workshop Schedule & Membership Information Click for printable information: 2012-2013 Workshop Schedule For New Volunteers: Frequently Asked Questions Recruit more volunteers at your school with this flyer! 2012-2013 Membership Forms Art Supplies for 2012-2013 Volunteer Program Thousands of New Mexico’s children have benefited from the efforts of hundreds of dedicated Art in [...]
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 [...]
Professional Development Workshop for Teachers: How Ancient Artists Used the Power of Visual Images Monday, June 10th & Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, 1801 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque 87104 Registration Deadline: May 24 This workshop is free, but space is [...]
“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...
Professional Development Workshop for Teachers: How Ancient Artists Used the Power of Visual Images Monday, June 10th & Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science Registration Deadline: May 24 Summer Teachers’ Workshop 2013 flyer Workshop Registration Form Read More
Happy Holidays! It’s the time of year when many kindhearted people find joy in giving. And what could be more joyful than to help more children learn about and make art? Your donation to Art in the School supports programs that benefit more than 5,000 children in New Mexico. A $100 donation pays for 10 one hour art lessons for a child in our after school program, including art supplies. To donate, simply click on the link on the right. Online donations are safe, quick and...
Hello Volunteers and Teachers! We’ve been busy getting ready for the coming school year and have the workshop schedule and registration forms all ready for you. Please go to the Volunteer Program page and you’ll see the links for all the information in printable form. We look forward to seeing you this fall. Read More