Volunteer Program

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After School Art Program

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Art in the School’s After School Art Program was developed in consultation with the University of New Mexico College of Education’s Art Education Program faculty and Albuquerque Public Schools’ Fine Arts Program management. The program began in 2007 at one school and has expanded to serve three elementary and one middle school in the 2010-2011 […]

Teachers’ Workshops

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Professional Development Workshop for Teachers:                   Using Modern Art Concepts to Engage Students                          & Enrich the Curriculum Monday, June 8th & Tuesday, June 9th, 2015      8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.                   at  North […]

Our Approach to Art Education

  “Students have very lively discussions of art.  They are well versed on art terms and know how to critique works.” “The children are always expressive and love to give their point of view.” We believe that children benefit the most from art education when it includes: –  art history: Using master art works, we place the art into historic and cultural context for children. –  art criticism:  We teach children about the elements of art and the vocabulary to describe what they are looking at so they may exam and respond to what they’re seeing. –  aesthetics:  We help children evaluate the aesthetic qualities of art work so they might understand the meaning, nature and value of art. –  art making: We teach children how to use basic art techniques and tools so they can explore their creativity and express themselves beyond words. Closely looking at and discussing master works of art, then creating artwork: –  addresses the whole child... 

Our Blog

2015-16 Volunteer Workshops!

As we squeeze in some fun for the remaining weeks of summer vacation, we are also preparing for another great year of Volunteer Program workshops to bring you four exciting lessons to take back to your child’s classroom.  Our theme for this year is Masters of Modern Art: Impressions of Beauty:  Claude Monet’s “Water Lilies” The Father of Modern Art:  Paul Cezanne Shaping Cubism:  Pablo Picasso  Chagall, Ernst, Magritte and Miro:  Painters of Dreams and Fantasy Please... 

Join us for Vintage Albuquerque’s June Wine Week Events!

Art in the School is honored to once again be a main beneficiary of Vintage Albuquerque’s annual Wine Week events. Please consider joining the fabulous festivities to benefit arts education programs in New Mexico during Vintage Albuquerque’s June 2015 Wine Week. For all the details and to buy tickets: VintageAlbuquerque.org Wine Dinners at Select Local Restaurants – Thursday, June 25 If you like a fine wine and dining experience this is your event!  Chose from one of the Thursday... 

Professional Development Workshop For Teachers is June 8 & 9

Using Modern Art Concepts to Engage Students & Enrich the Curriculum Mon., June 8th & Tues., June 9th  8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at North Star Elementary School, 9301 Ventura NE Free for certified teachers! Registration Deadline:  May 22 Workshop is free, but space is limited. Please complete the registration form or call to have one mailed to you: (505) 306-0471   June 2015 Workshop Registration Form      2015 Summer workshop flyer (printable) Two comprehensive... 

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How to contact us:

Art in the School
P.O. Box 3416
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87190-3416
(505) 306-0471