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NWTA Network presents: Meeting Students Where They Are

June 19, 2018 @ 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, 2018 - June 22, 2018

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

Right Brain Information Session

January 29, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for the first info session of 2019! Learn more about The Right Brain Initiative and our work to promote whole-brain learning through creativity and arts. Whether you’re a prospective volunteer, teaching artist, parent, educator, or community member, we’ll provide you with basic information about how we partner with educators to keep students engaged in the classrooms. We'll present for about 30-minutes—providing an overview of our program and opportunities to get involved—leaving the rest of the hour open for questions and…

1st SHIFT Designer Info Session

April 4, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

SHIFT: an experiment in fashion design is a fundraiser and runway fashion show for The Right Brain Initiative (a program of the Regional Arts & Culture Council)! We are putting out a call-to-designers/design teams of all ages and skill levels to submit garments made from nontraditional and found materials. Each piece will display inventive form, style and a creative juxtaposition—shifting the materials from their original form into wearable couture. A panel of local celebrity judges will award three cash prizes to the top designers/design teams and…

Regional Arts & Culture Council 411 Northwest Park Avenue #101
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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