917 "C" Street
San Rafael, California 94901
Written by YIAStaff on March 17th, 2017
Thursday night brought Laurel Dell families from every grade together for an inspired evening of creativity. Fourth and fifth graders began the evening by sharing their visions for their new school with their friends and family. Students worked with architects Shirl Buss and Rich Storek to practice design thinking strategies as they explored ideas and created solutions for their new school.
Kindergarteners showed friends and family just a little of what they have learned as they added creatures and people to their imaginary world. As recipients of the Walker Rezaian Creative Hearts grant, students in TK and K learned about strategies for being a good friend as they also discovered lines and shapes and colors and tools in their three-month visual arts residency with Mentor Artist Suzanne Joyal.
We wish to make a special thank you to the Laurel Dell PTA, the Walker Rezaian Creative Hearts Fund, and the California Wellness Foundation for their generous contributions to the Arts at Laurel Dell Elementary School.
Posted in: Artists In Schools
Tags: architecture, artists, arts integration, Family Art Night, Laurel Dell, Suzanne Joyal, Visual Arts, Youth in Arts
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