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The Richmond Art Center is bringing back its popular professional development series for elementary school teachers to help integrate art experiences into the daytime curriculum. Questions? Email or call 510-620-5543 for more information.

Who: Public, charter and private K-6 school teachers
When: Saturday, July 26, 8:30 am – 4 pm Saturday, August 2, 8:30 am – noon Saturday, August 9, 8:30 am – noon
Where:The Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue (at 25th St) , Richmond
Application deadline: Limited spots are available. To be considered, submit an online application at by March 21, 2014.

In a three session, free workshop, two experienced teaching artists will lead K–6 teachers through simple, engaging art experiences that:

  • Meet the CA Visual and Performing Arts Standards
  • Are compatible with the Common Core Standards
  • Are easy to integrate into core subjects

During this three-part series, you will:

  • Make your own art to practice ideas presented
  • Learn about art activities you can easily integrate into other core subjects
  • Discover low-cost or free materials your students can use
  • Learn about art as a process and a learning tool
  • Get guidance from experienced teaching artists and colleagues

Participating teachers will receive a modest stipend and a bag of art materials for their class. Lunch and snacks will be provided.

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2540 Barrett Avenue
Richmond, California 94804

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