Imagine This! A Creativity Symposium for Educators
Tuesday, June 16 – Thursday, June 18, 2015
Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Avenue, Portland
After a three-year hiatus, our popular creativity symposium for educators is back by popular demand. This three-day experience is open to teachers, principals, teaching artists and anyone else who wants to up their ability to deliver the arts to children in the classroom setting. This year, the theme is “How Place Inspires Thinking,” and all three days will be spent at the Portland Art Museum, making full use of the museum’s classrooms, event spaces and galleries.
Attendees will choose from dozens of workshops led by local and national arts education leaders. Sessions will include hands-on art making, a plenary on the history of racism in Oregon, and multiple workshops focused on the power of the arts to address equity and culture. We are particularly excited to feature Glenis Redmond, a nationally recognized poet, educator and activist from North Carolina, and a teaching artist with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
To get a sense of Redmond’s brilliance, watch her moving TEDx Talk below.
Group discounts and scholarships are available. Download scholarship information here.
Imagine This! would not be possible without the support of Bank of America, who serves as our Presenting Sponsor.