Ragdale in Schools
Chicago's north shore
Twenty artists will adapt the scuptural workshop to their own disciplines of dance, painting, choreography, and sculpture to teach children art. Twenty workshops for elementary students will be given in Zion and Waukegan schools in 2016.
More about The Gift of Art, Ragdale in Schools.
Oak Park, Illinois
A Gift of Art Workshop for adults and children is scheduled at the Oak Park Library main branch on Saturday, June 25 from 10:00 to noon.
New Haven, Connecticut workshops
The Gift of Art Kick-off started on February 20, 2016 at Chapel Haven, a supportive environment for autistic adults, teens, and children. We made sculptures the entire day with Yale undergrad volunteers and the sponsorship of the Yale Center for British Art.
Read about the workshops in the New Haven Independent, YaleNews, and Yale Daily News.
Chicago area workshops
Adults and children learned processes of making sculpture, then experienced a collaborative, videotaped performance. Sculpting could be later shared with children in temples, churches, schools, or parks, giving kids the time and space to exercise their creativity.