In School Programs
Experts come to the classroom for single-day or multi-day visits. We tailor the program to student ages, abilities and curriculum connections.
Arizona Wolf Trap Classroom Residencies
Aug. 29, 2016 – fall registration deadline Future dates TBD.
Jan. 31, 2017 – spring registration deadline Future dates TBD.
Collaborating with early-childhood educators in the classroom, performing artists utilize music, movement and creative drama as teaching strategies to help children master a variety of skills such as language development, concentration, self-discipline, memory, verbalization and positive self-image. Professional Wolf Trap-approved teaching artists are placed in classrooms for seven weeks (14 sessions).
Grades: Pre-K – 1
Program contact: FCohen@ScottsdaleArts.org
Cultural Connections Through the Arts Classroom Residencies
Fall and spring registration required.
Cultural Connections Through the Arts is a classroom-based artist residency program offering arts-integrated learning experiences to support core class curriculum and master classes to elevate young artists to the next level. Classroom residencies, lectures and master classes are led by professional teaching artists.
Limited availability. For more information or to schedule, please contact the program coordinator: ChristineH@ScottsdaleArts.org
Visual Art Classroom Presentations
Free; registration required
SMoCA docents present thematic talks with interactive, 40-minute PowerPoint slide programs that address the Arizona Visual Arts Standards. New offering: a five-part series about contemporary art.
Limited availability; based on location
Program contact: LHales@ScottsdaleArts.org
Art Start Outreach to Classrooms
Free; fall and spring registration required
SMoCA docents help 4 and 5-year olds explore art concepts in their classrooms with engaging art discovery and activities. This program is designed to increase fine motor skills, vocabulary and confidence, and to introduce children to creating with a variety of art media.
Grades Pre-K – K
Program contact: KatieB@ScottsdaleArts.org