ArtSmart | October 2012

Posted: October 1, 2012
Source: Susan Eckhardt
Department: Museum Education
Phone: 269-349-7775

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Register for October 11th High School Portfolio Day

Registration Deadine: Oct. 4
Juniors and seniors meet with college and art school representatives from around the region. Contact Michelle or call 269-349-7775 ext. 3162 to register students from your school. Don't miss a visit to the Hot Glass Roadshow when you are at the KIA for Portfolio Day. Find out more when you register.

Watch Master Glass Artists At Work!

The Hot Glass Roadshow visits Oct 5-14
Watch master glassblowers make spectacular objects in live demonstrations. Group rates are available for schools booking in advance. Find out more at online or call (269) 349-7775 ext. 3111.

Act this week to schedule a guided tour of the exciting sculpture exhibition Expressions: International Glass Invitational on the day of your Roadshow visit for more fun!

Looking to Write Tours

Looking to Write: Telling Tales The KIA and the Kalamazoo Valley Museum join forces to double your field trip experience. Visit both locations to explore objects that tell stories about how people can make a difference in their communities, and in the process, hone observation and writing skills.

Tours address GLICs and Common Core Curriculum. Visit us online or call (269) 349-7775 ext. 3162 for more information about tours choices for all ages!

$$ for Busing!

October 5 Application Deadline.
Michigan Youth Arts is offering K-12 schools grants of up to $500 for transportation costs for arts-related field trips. Find out more here.

KRESA/EFA supports arts-related field trips, too. Kalamazoo County K-8 schools may pay only $25 of transportation costs. Find their half page application form here.