Monthly Archive: April, 2014

Allowing students space to breathe and grow through theatre

By Sherion Cosby, Theatre and Television Production teacher at Westland Middle School Middle school is an awkward stage when you don’t know who you are sometimes. I believe that theatre has a special ability… Continue reading

Celebrate Earth Day with songs by students

In honor of Earth Day, we wanted to share some songs written last month by Hollywood Elementary second- and third-graders with teaching artist Sue Trainor during her residency at the school. During the program, students… Continue reading

Passing on a Baltimorean art tradition

By Elaine Eff, folklorist, author of “The Painted Screens of Baltimore: An Urban Folk Art Revealed,” and co-founder of the Painted Screen Society The recent Young Audiences artist-in-residence at the Baltimore Design School… Continue reading

Bomani promotes the arts during morning announcements

Young Audiences artist and Hip Hop poet Bomani took to the airwaves during the morning announcements at William Paca/Old Post Road Elementary in Harford County to build excitement for upcoming SMART Days at the school. SMART Days are… Continue reading

Teaching Grit through the Arts

By Katie Keddell, Young Audiences/Arts for Learning Office and Volunteer Manager This story was originally posted as a part of the Americans for the Arts Teaching Artist Blog Salon in March 2014. See all of… Continue reading