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SCHOOL OUTREACH


Craft Outreach
Experience the creative process up close as professional artists demonstrate their crafts at your school. Students discover how a block of clay is thrown on a pottery wheel to make a bowl, and learn the art of marbling as the mixing of dyes transfer a unique design onto a piece of cloth. These interactive art demonstrations will inspire your students to explore their own creative potential. Craft Outreach is open to six public elementary schools in Davidson, Rutherford, Williamson and Wilson Counties.

Click here for the Craft Outreach application
Application deadline: October 28, 2016


Cheekwood Explorations

New in 2016-2017! Cheekwood Explorations is now aimed at supporting students who are learning English as a second language while helping all students in grades 2-4 learn about science and nature. With pre-visit materials that prepare students for a multi-lingual tour of the gardens, day-off programming that highlights reading and creating, Explorations corresponds to art, English language arts, science, and social studies curriculum standards. Five schools will be selected to participate in spring 2017. This is a FREE program. Bus transportation will be paid for by Cheekwood.


Click here for the Cheekwood Explorations application
Application deadline: October 28, 2016


For more information on School Outreach at Cheekwood, please contact the School and Outreach Programs Manager, Brooke Griffith, at bgriffith@cheekwood.org.

 

 

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