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Teaching Artist Application Information Session

May 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join us to learn more about arts integration and Teaching Artist opportunities! This session will consist of an interactive arts integration activity and the opportunity to hear from Teaching Artist programming across multiple organizations including The Right Brain Initiative, Latino Network, Young Audiences, The Walters Cultural Arts Center, and the Oregon Ballet Theater. The first 30 minutes will be reserved for a hands on integration activity led by the Right Brain Initiative. Shoer (5 minute) introductions from each organization present…

Hillsboro Shute Park Library 775 Southeast 10th Avenue
Hillsboro, Oregon

NWTA Network presents: Meeting Students Where They Are

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

Teaching Artists! Join Right Brain and our friends in the Northwest Teaching Artist (NWTA) Network for an event welcoming teaching artists of all disciplines. The goal is to provide a space for teaching artists to share and learn from peers, allowing us to connect and strengthen our professional community. Who is a “teaching artist”? Active as both an artist and educator and/or mentor Teaches independently and/or for an arts or cultural organization Works as a visitor in an educational setting…

Portland Art Museum 1219 Southwest Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205 United States

Imagine This! A Creativity Symposium for Educators

June 20 - June 22

The Right Brain Initiative invites educators to participate in three days of active learning hosted by the Portland Art Museum and the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education. Imagine This! helps classroom teachers, arts specialists, principals, curriculum directors and teaching artists deepen their ability to integrate the arts into the K-8 classroom setting and provide unique arts learning experiences for students. The 2018 symposium theme is “Igniting Social Justice through the Arts,” leading participants to explore how creative…

Portland Art Museum 1219 Southwest Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205 United States

SHIFT: An experiment in fashion design

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join the Regional Arts & Culture Council, along with some of the region’s most innovative design thinkers during our second annual celebration of equitable education, creativity in the classroom, and sustainable fashion benefiting The Right Brain Initiative. Whether participants are novice creators or seasoned taste-makers, in our second annual runway show we invite both rookies and established designers/design teams alike to debut runway garments made from recycled materials and found objects. Whether glued or stapled, sewn or woven, each piece will…

The Leftbank Annex 101 N Weidler Street
Portland, OR 97227 United States
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