Take It or Make It: How do we build a creative community? @ UMFA (SLC: Jul 6)

UMFA Explores Community Art Access
 
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An ACME Session

This session is for art makers, educators, creative collaborators—anyone committed to ensuring community-wide access to art. Learn about current programs for school and public engagement, and discuss how we can create more opportunities reflecting our diverse heritage, traditions, and history. Engage in hands-on art making, practicing the act of making and re- making. 

Discussion leaders include:
Megan Hallett | Arts Educator, Director of Framework Arts
Kelsey Ellis | Artist, Educator, Assistant Director of Salt Lake City Arts Council
Eugene Tachinni | Artist, University of Utah Adjunct Professor, University of Utah Department of Art & Art History 
Gretchen Reynolds | Puppeteer

FREE to the public. Join us at 6:30 pm for refreshments.

Presented by the UMFA in partnership with Salt Lake City Public Library. UMFA ACME sessions have received funding from Utah Humanities. UH improves communities through active engagement in the humanities. This ACME Session is sponsored by Framework Arts and Salt Lake City Arts Council. 

Relicensure points are not available to educators at this ACME Session. To view upcoming teacher workshops eligible for in-service credit, visit:http://umfa.utah.edu/teacherworkshops

ACME (Art. Community. Museum. Education.) is an outreach initiative dedicated to rethinking the public role of the museum. ACME is twofold: the ACME Lab, a physical space for art experimentation, and the ACME Sessions, a series of roundtable public exchanges where participants can dream and articulate new models of education and community engagement through art.

These bimonthly ACME Sessions bring together Salt Lake City's most creative, inventive, and cross-disciplinary minds—K–12 educators, artists, museum professionals, university faculty and students, engineers, scientists, technologists, activists, researchers, and others.

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