Sponsored by the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA) Arts Initiative in partnership with CREATE CA, the California Department of Education, and
Santa Clara County Office of Education-Artspiration
Please join us on July 26, 27, and 28, 2017 at the Santa Clara County Office of Education in San Jose for an exciting 3-day institute that will focus on arts learning and California State Standards.
For more information, click here.
The Ramayana is an ancient Indian tale of the virtuous Prince Rama, who must plot to rescue his beloved Sita when she is kidnapped by the demon king known as Ravana. More than a simple story, The Ramayana illustrates the teachings of ancient Hindu sages using various literary elements, combines philosophy and ethics, and had great influence on art and culture in the Indian subcontinent as well as throughout Southeast Asia. Here, Mallika Sarabhai and her troupe retell this classic struggle between good and evil in the dance style of Bharatanatyam.Curriculum Connections: English Language Arts, Literature, History and Social Science, South Asian Studies, Performing & Fine Arts, Music. For grades K-8.
Monday, September 18, 2017, 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
TICKET PRICES : $7 per person. To purchase or receive an invoice for your class, call the Box Office at 408-961-5858, Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm.
VENUE: Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre
Scholarships available. For more information click here |Register Here|| |
“Peace On Your Wings” is a new musical inspired by the true story of Sadako
Sasaki and her thousand paper cranes. Set in post-war 1950′s Japan, it explores
the lives of students at a middle school in Hiroshima as they face the terminal
illness of their friend amidst their own adolescent drama. The musical score
combines modern pop and Japanese influences to create a unique, uplifting, and
inspiring show that shares the message of peace told through the powerful
voices of youth.
Artspiration invites you to join representatives from California’s leading arts education and advocacy organizations: Create CA, California Alliance for Arts Education and CCSESA Arts Initiative and the California Department of Education, for a special arts education workshop.
Topics will include:
Tools & Resources to Frame Arts Education
Equity & Access in VAPA
California Arts Education Data Project
VAPA Legislation Updates
o Understand the background and history of the Blueprint for Creative Schools and the CREATE CA initiative
o Explore the Arts Education Data Project and its role in ensuring equitable access to high-quality, standards-based arts education
o Discuss the strategy of creating a district-wide arts plan and hear examples from the field
o Build knowledge of why and how arts education meets the eight state LCFF Priorities
o Receive valuable updates on state and federal arts legislation that impacts school and district policies
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The Third Annual Creativity at the Core Summer Institute will be held at the Santa Clara County Office of Education July 26-28, 2017! Engage with us for three days of active learning, deepen your understanding of Visual and Performing Arts Learning and California Common Core State Standards. To register, click here. More information
Save the date! The 9th Annual Marion Cilker Conference on Arts in Education will be held November 3-4, 2017.
Friday, November 3 - San Jose State University for pre-service teachers
Saturday, November 4 - San Jose Museum of Art and other San Jose Downtown locales for current teachers
“Peace On Your Wings” is a new musical inspired by the true story of Sadako Sasaki and her thousand paper cranes. Set in post-war 1950′s Japan, it explores the lives of students at a middle school in Hiroshima as they face the terminal illness of their friend amidst their own adolescent drama. The musical score combines modern pop and Japanese influences to create a unique, uplifting, and inspiring show that shares the message of peace told through the powerful voices of youth.
After a successful world premiere in Hawaii, and premieres in Los Angeles and New York, Ohana Arts will present a brand new Bay-Area "Peace On Your Wings" cast for the upcoming performances in San Jose, with support from the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California, Palo Alto Buddhist Temple, San Jose Betsuin, Buddhist Church of San Francisco, San Mateo Buddhist Temple, San Jose Taiko, and the San Francisco Girls Chorus. This new cast will include Bay Area youth, ages 6-18 who hail from San Jose, Los Gatos, Fremont, San Francisco, and San Ramon, who are excited to become ambassadors of Sadako’s story and peace movement.