Lecture Series

Geoffrey Jackson Scott, "Engagement: Advancing Equity and Access in Arts & Culture"

Geoffrey Jackson Scott is the Co-founder and Creative Director of Peoplmvr; he is a cultural organizer, creative producer, and strategist. He will discuss developing models of authentic engagement and partnership among artists, institutions, and communities that advance inclusion, access, and equity. HIs creative studio, Peoplmovr, centers its practice on these values, and their recent work includes designing city-wide public engagement for the Mile-Long Opera Performance on the HighLine (NYC), and leading a Ford Foundation-funded initiative creating policies, programs, and practices designed to open up access for a broader public at the Museum of the Moving Image.

This event is free and open to the Temple University community.  Lecture sponsored by the Department of Art History, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University, and General Activities Fund, Temple University.

Sujan Chitrakar artist talk THURSDAY!

Thursday April 5 at 11am in Fibers 250

Sujan Chitrakar is a Nepalese artist who currently is the Academic Program Coordinator and an Assistand Professor for Kathmandu University's School of Art, Center for Art and Design. Chitrakar is an artist and activist. See more of his work here.

This is a catered event sponsored by Art Education & Community Arts Practices and the Fibers & Material Studies departments with GAF Interdisciplinary funds and the Dean's Grant.

 

 

VISITING ARTIST: SUJAN CHITRAKAR

Sujan Chitrakar is a Nepalese artist who currently is the Academic Program Coordinator and an Assistant Professor for Kathmandu University’s School of Art, Center for Art and Design. Chitrakar is an artist and activist. A catered event sponsored by Art Education & Community Arts Practices and the Fibers & Material Studies departments with GAF Interdisciplinary funds.

Reception immediately following his talk.

  • Date & Time

    2018-04-05 11:00am
  • Location

    Fibers Studio 250, Tyler School of Art, 2001 N 13th Street, Philadelphia PA

Michelle Ortiz - Teaching Artist & Muralist

Come to Tyler room B86 on Tuesday, November 14th from 10:00am to 11:20am for a discussion and presentation by Michelle Ortiz, teaching artist and muralist! Michelle will present her mural project in Mexico City and discuss issues of immigration, indigenous cultures, and how to sustain a partnership.

Community Based Art Therapy: Creating Access for Expression and Support for Social Cause

Come to Tyler room B86 on Tuesday, November 7th from 12:30pm to 1:30pm for a lecture titled “Community Based Art Therapy: Creating Access for Expression and Support for Social Cause” given by Board Certified Art Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor Therapist Cyndie Westrich. Cyndie is the President/Owner of C.R.E.A.T.E of Greater Philadelphia (Counseling Resources and Expressive Art Therapy for Empowerment).

Beth Feldman Brandt - Speaking On Teaching Artists' Resources

Come to Tyler room B86 on Tuesday, November 7th from 10:00AM to 11:20AM to hear Beth Feldman Brandt, executive director of the Bartol Foundation, speak about teaching artist’s resources and opportunities in Philadelphia!

Transforming Inner Demons - Art Therapy Talk

Join us for “Transforming Inner Demons” a presentation by Art Therapist, Sondra Rosenberg from the Renfrew Center for Eating Disorders on Tuesday October 31st from 12:30pm to 1:30pm.

Urban Art Educators Presentations

On Wednesday, October 25th, Art Education and Community Arts Practices will host presentations by three Art Educators who serve urban environments. 

 

These Tyler Art Education alum will share their experiences as well as highlight some of the challenges and strategies which are specific to Urban Art Education. 

 

Presenters include: 

Walter Myrick - Middle School Art Teacher at AMY Northwest

Chrissy Seonia - Elementary Art Teacher at Girard College

Greg Laut - Art Teacher at Carson Valley School.

 

Presentations will run from 4:45PM to 6:45PM in Room B086 at Tyler School of Art.

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