Art Institute Events Open to Public

July 9th, 2001 by Adam

Each summer, several evening events planned for the Arts in Education Institute are open to the public. The theme of this year’s Institute is THE ARTS: INCLUSION & ACCESSIBILITY. There is no charge for these events thanks to grant funding from VSA Arts and the US Department of Education.

Monday, July 9, 7-8 p.m,, D&M 201
PARENTS PANEL DISCUSSION
Facilitators: Janice Hastings and Wendy Clark
Representatives from the Parent Information Center will participate in a discussion concerning parents of children with disabilities and issues that develop while negotiating school experiences.

Wednesday, July 11, 7-8 p.m., D&M 302
ANIMATION STATION AND THE PORTSMOUTH CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
Wendy Clark, Rebecca Exley, VSA Arts
In a partnership with VSA Arts NH, the Portsmouth Children’s Museum will offer the opportunity to learn about Animation Station and its potential for using animation in our schools.

Thursday, July 12, 7-8 p.m.. D&M 201
PERFORMANCE – AFRICAN DRUMMING
Steve Ferraris and the Rootsystem Drummers
Steve and his group will play a variety of African and Afro-Cuban drums and percussion instruments including the beautifully melodic African Balafon. The music is a mix of traditional and original music.

For further information, contact Bill Haust at 535-2201