ArtsErie’s Art in Action Program to Host Summer Institute

posted on: Friday, May 13, 2011

Teachers and Professional Artists Encouraged to Attend

ERIE, PA — ArtsErie’s Art in Action Program will host an Art in Action Summer Institute on Sunday, June 12 and Monday, June 13 for teachers and professional artists at The Riverside Inn in Cambridge Springs, Pa. Although professional artists may register for either of the one-day programs, the sessions on June 12 will be geared toward artists. Teachers are asked to register only for the June 13 program. Both day-long sessions will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

“Participants in the Art in Action Summer Institute will learn about the Art in Education programs with ArtsErie, including the Art in Action program, artist residencies and infusing the arts into classroom lessons,” said M. Holly Nowak, Arts in Education Director at ArtsErie.

The cost of the Art in Action Summer Institute is $50 per person. The fee includes a keynote speaker (to be announced), workshops, group meals and snacks, a basic, one-year membership in ArtsErie and an embroidered canvas tote with a school calendar, Art in Action handbook and other items. Teachers may also receive seven hours of Act 48 Credits. Guests interested in overnight accommodations at The Riverside Inn should mention ArtsErie when making reservations.

To receive a registration form, please click here for a registration form for teachers or click here for a registration form for professional artists. Those interested may also contact ArtsErie at (814) 452-3427 or The registration deadline is Monday, June 6, 2011.

This Art in Action Summer Institute is supported by the U.S. Department of Education Arts in Education Model Development & Dissemination Grant, an Art in Education Project of ArtsErie.

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