Debra Tygell speaks with MB Hanrahan about Artists In The Classroom, which is a Ventura County Arts Council program.
This is the only multi-disciplinary arts residency program available to every K-8 school in Ventura County. AIC offers eight week residencies in dance, music, poetry, visual and performing arts.
Their professional artist educators have taught children of all ages. When a classroom teacher selects a residency, the teaching artist tailors the eight-week program to the appropriate grade level. Many instructors bring a multi-cultural and historical awareness to their lessons, helping students gain an understanding of their own and other cultures, past and present.
Director: Michelle Hoover
Floor Manager: Veronica Slavin
Audio Engineer: Dan Feliz
Sponsor: NONPROFIT FIRE, Google Ad Grants Community Building
Sponsor: GWC PRODUCTIONS, Putting Eyes on Your Music
Sponsor: SKYWORKS MARKETING, Performance Advertising
2 thoughts on “Artists In The Classroom”
What about Children’s Celebration of the Arts in Ventura? I worked for them for 18 years. Are they gone?
I moved out of state so in the dark.
I remember a ceramics teacher coming into our classroom. Working with clay was wonderful. Creating in a hands-on way! As an adult, I am still a creative, and currently attending graduate school. The arts are SO important! Thank you, Deby Tygell for doing your good work bringing the arts to our children!