Performing Arts Crew welcomes guest artist Christopher Johnson

On 2/11/2021 We had Christopher Johnson join us a Virtual Guest speaker! The Performing Arts Program joined VIsuals & Media to listen to Christopher Johnson speak to the youth about the writing process, being anti-racist as well as talk about the creation of his future play about the Hardscrabble riots in Providence, RI.Youth got to ask…

Investigating Nick Cave with guest artist Dana Helwick

Last week, Visual + Media Arts and Performing Arts joined to meet Dana Helwick from Art21 and The Glitter Goddess Collective. Dana is a visual and performance artist, educator, and coordinator for the Art21 Educators Program.  Our teaching artists have worked with Glitter Goddess and Art21 content over the last couple of years, using contemporary…

Visual + Media Arts Blog: Portraiture

These two weeks are critical in re-inspiring us to continue our self-identity and -exploration work. Coming off of our FutureWorlds conversations on the monetization of Black people, in the Fall session, we learned a lot about ourselves and how important self-love and care is. We used portraiture, which is a form of art that was not always…