Art Room INsideOUT
Project Design Lab / June 24-28
This course is for PreK-12 visual art teachers who are interested in expanding their art-making and project design skills while engaging in robust conversations with fellow art educators about the importance of the art room as an oasis for students.
Through a series of hands-on visual art workshops you will build a toolkit of art-making activities, re-imaging the power of your art room as a oasis of well-being, and create a project plan for exhibiting your students' art work in the wider community.
What To Expect
Expand your art-making skills
Strengthen your teaching practice
Design a plan for exhibiting your student’s artwork in the community
Re-imagine the power of your art room
Learn with and from art teacher colleagues
Create connections with fellow art educators
Have fun – guaranteed!
What Educators Say
This is energizing my curriculum for next year, and into the years to come!
– Dorcey Hogg / Art, Georgia Elementary School
Mixed media painting
Everyday well-being in the art room
Collaborating with a teaching artist
Exploring the creative process
The importance of public art exhibits for student work
Meet the Facilitators
Judy Klima, Course Leader
Evie Lovett, Workshop Leader
Amber Paris, Workshop Leader
Judy Klima, Course Leader
$2,000 - Three graduate credits
$1,790 - Certificate of Participation for 40 hours relicensing credits
Tuition includes a private air-conditioned dorm room with a centrally located private bath at the University of Vermont, plus breakfast and lunch. Everyone is on their own for dinner in Burlington.
Attend Solo or as a Team
You can attend solo or with a team from your school or district.
Teams can be composed of educators (classroom teachers, councilors, paras, special educators, staff, administrators) and can be from the same grades and content areas, or mixed.
Teams may include educators from different schools in the district if you want to design a multi-school project.
Teaching Artist Residency - OPTIONAL
If you would like information on how to schedule a teaching artist residency to support implementing your project, complete the PDL Questions Form and we'll get right back to you.
See examples of previous projects created at the Project Design Lab here.
Complete the PDL Questions Form and we'll be back in touch soon.
We invite you to let us know about specific accommodations you may need to participate in the Project Design Lab when completing your Registration Form, and we will make every effort to honor your request.