Arts Alive is a Partners in Education Program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Partnering organizations include Clark State Community College, Springfield Arts Council, Springfield City School District, Springfield Museum of Art and Wittenberg University.
Kennedy Center Teaching Artist Poet Glenis Redmond
Glenis Redmond is an award-winning poet, author of Backbone and Under The Sun and a Kennedy Center teaching artist. Ms. Redmond is also a dynamic performer of her work and has presented all around the country for both student and adult audiences. In her work with students Ms. Redmond uses writing techniques that help students create textured and layered poems with easy to follow poetry activities using common everyday imagery to create emotional resonance. Her website is: www.glenisredmond.com
Poetry reading at Springfield Museum of Art, hosted by the Museum in partnership with the Gammon House is free and open to the public from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016.
Arts Integration and students on IEPs: A series
- Arts Integration for students with multiple disabilities, presented by Dr. Sally Brannan, Wittenberg Department of Education, and Annette Eshelman, Curator of Education. Oct 17, 2016, 4-5 pm, hosted by Springfield High School and Arts Alive
- The Power of Story: Recognizing diversity and our connection to others through our own unique journey, presented by David Harrell. David Harrell is an internationally recognized actor, speaker and disability advocate. The Power of Story uses narrative to bring awareness of our shared humanity. Using a variety of examples from his own experience and other educational programs, David will guide participants to think outside the box and look more closely at how the use of story and storytelling can increase our relationships to others. Dec 6, 2016, 4-5:30 pm, hosted by Springfield Arts Council at Heritage Center and Arts Alive
Art & Inquiry: Object-based learning, presented by Annette Eshelman, Curator of Education, and Amy Korpieski, Arts Alive Coordinator. Be inspired to bring object-based learning to your students through this workshop featuring the art of Michelle Stitzlein. Stitzlein creates large scale sculptures from recycled and found materials. Object-based learning methods covered will emphasize reaching curriculum and IEP goals through artworks. Workshop held in the galleries and classrooms at the Springfield Museum of Art. Feb 17, 2017, 4-5 pm, hosted by Springfield Museum of Art and Arts Alive
Arts Alive Student Exhibitions
- Youth Capture the Colorful Cosmos online exhibition, www.springfieldart.net, December 2016.
- Gifted in the Visual Arts Springfield City School District exhibition at the Springfield Museum of Art, Winter 2017.
- Schools of CareerConnectED: High School Art Show at the Springfield Museum of Art, Spring 2017
- Artwork in the student galleries at the Museum is free and open to the public Wednesday-Saturday, 9-5 pm and Sundays 12:30-4:30 pm. Admission to the Museum’s main suite of galleries is free to members and students 17 and under, $5 for adult non-members.
Additional programs with Arts Alive Partners
The events listed below are open to educators within the Partner organization. For more information contact Arts Alive at (937) 617-ARTS (2787).
Clark State Community College
- Basetrack Live community outreach
- Poetry and Young Children master class with Glenis Redmond for Clark State Community College Early Childhood Education students and faculty and Miami Valley Child Development Center staff.
Springfield Arts Council
- Basetrack Live high school performance
- Artist in the Classroom events with Glenis Redmond
Springfield City School District
- Basetrack Live and Tri-District PBL Consortium fall 2016
- Poetry Off the Page workshop with Glenis Redmond for Springfield City School District personnel, fall 2016 Professional Development Day. This workshop was developed in association with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and is partially underwritten by the U.S. Department of Education and the National Committee for the Performing Arts.
- Art & Inquiry: Object based learning for Springfield City School District personnel, winter 2016 Professional Development Day.
Springfield Museum of Art
- Springfield Museum of Art is committed to creating opportunities for everyone in our area to participate in art. With our interactive art lab, art classes for all ages, extensive research library and more, the Museum is a vital resource for the community.
- Field trip information https://www.springfieldart.net/?page_id=4929
- Poetry for new teachers master class with Glenis Redmond for Wittenberg University Department of Education students and faculty and staff.
These workshops are a unique opportunity to build a professional learning community. We appreciate your full attention and involvement throughout the workshop. We are unable to provide childcare.
Free Registration – Space is limited and is first come, first served:
For questions contact program manager, Amy Korpieski at ArtsAlive1996@gmail.com or 937-617-2787.
Teachers of schools who block Google may need to register at home or email ArtsAlive1996@gmail.com and request that a registration form be sent to you via email.
Registration for each workshop will open 4-6 weeks prior to each workshop date. Check back for registration links for all of the upcoming workshops.
CEUs and Graduate Credit:
Participants will receive a CEU certificate for three hours at the end of the each workshop. One graduate credit hour from Wittenberg University is also available to participants who complete three Arts Alive workshops. Information on receiving graduate credit can be obtained by emailing Dr. Sally Brannan at email@example.com or calling 937-327-6417.