Hamilton County Schools and ArtsBuild have announced a new partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in an effort to give all children better access to arts education. Chattanooga and Hamilton County were selected as the 26th site for the Kennedy Center's Ensuring the Arts for Any Given Child program, which has helped communities across the nation create long-range plans for providing art to students in grades K-8 for almost a decade. In an era when student scores on math, reading and science tests are heavily tracked, some researchers say arts education — music, visual arts, and theater — can contribute to student success. Walace A. Smith teacher Dustin Dotzler, top center, leads a group of fifth grade students in the Heel to Toe Polka during a break from choral practice for Tuesday's Hamilton Sings performance at First Baptist Church in downtown Chattanooga. Fifty teachers and 170 students participated in this years event. Walace A. Smith … [Read more...] about Kennedy Center names Hamilton County for arts education partnership
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October 1, 2018 | Clarksville’s Customs House Museum Clarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history. Some of the events in October at the Museum are: Camille Engel: Her Home Tennessee, Alan LeQuire: From Clay to Bronze, Art Sale at Seasons: The Museum Store, Friday Mornings in October: Fall into Fun, Hands-On Activities: Halloween Science, Art 4 Us: Free Art Classes During Fall Break. Gaela Erwin – Mother and Child reunion Customs House Museum Exhibits The Art of Ashley Mintz Nashville artist Ashely Mintz creates colorful mixed media pieces that have exhibited in places such as the Tennessee State Museum and Tennessee State University. Mintz says of her work, “Art, whether it is creating it or enjoying the works of others, is a very healing experience for me. Art is so personal, yet it … [Read more...] about Clarksville’s Customs House Museum October 2018 Exhibits and Activities
The 7th annual Foundation for Appraisal Education (FAE) Seminar will be held Sept; 7-8 in Falls Church, Va. This year's event will be held at Quinn's Auction Galleries, located at 360 So. Washington Street in Falls Church, Va. Dr. Oscar Fitzgerald, author of American Furniture: 1650 to the Present, will give a talk on detecting furniture fakes. It's open to the public and professionals. The registration fee is $395 for both days; $200 for one day. To register, visit foundationforappraisaleducation.org. FALLS CHURCH, VA, UNITED STATES, August 27, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- FALLS CHURCH, Va. – The 7th annual educational seminar of the Foundation for Appraisal Education (FAE) will be held Friday and Saturday, September 7th and 8th, at Quinn’s Auction Galleries, located at 360 South Washington Street in Falls Church. The International Society of Appraisers (ISA) will give professional development credits for those who fully participate. The seminar is open to the public and … [Read more...] about The Foundation for Appraisal Education’s annual educational seminar will be held September 7th-8th in Falls Church, Va.
For Deion Sumpter, the challenges foster care youth face after aging out of the system are too severe to ignore. “When it comes time for their 18th birthday, they’re on their own,” said Sumpter, a 2018 master’s of social work alumnus. “They have nowhere to go.” On Saturday, the Employment Connections for Opportunity Youth program will launch to provide career and academic services to foster care youth ages 17-21 who have aged out or are aging out of the foster care system. Temple University’s Center for Social Policy and Community Development will facilitate the launch before it gets transferred to the Center for Community Partnership this fall. The Center for Community Partnership will continue the current projects of the Center for Social Policy and Community Development, which is operated by the College of Public Health, when it is relocated to the Office of Community Relations on Cecil B. Moore Avenue near 15th Street. Sumpter, a career … [Read more...] about Program for Philly foster care youth aging out of the system launches at Temple University
The National World War II Museum in New Orleans and Arizona State University are starting a new online master's degree program in World War II studies , with classes beginning in January. A news release describes it as the nation's only graduate degree in World War II history. "The Museum's mission has always been to educate future generations on the American experience in the war that changed the world," said Gemma Birnbaum, director of the museum's media and education center. "By partnering with Arizona State University, we are offering students the unique opportunity to learn from leading experts who can provide the most comprehensive view of a global conflict that still shapes our society and political structures today." Five professors are from the museum and three from the university, according to online material. Course materials will include "short video lectures," some of them broadcast from museum galleries, and artifacts and oral histories from … [Read more...] about WWII Museum creates master’s degree with Arizona State University