OKLAHOMA CITY – The Arts Council of Oklahoma City continues to provide free arts education programming for teachers in a workshop series called Teaching Artist Toolbox.


On Tuesday, Aug. 23, the Arts Council of Oklahoma City is presenting a session called “Developing Model Programs for Arts and Integrated Learning Projects” lead by Michael Eddens, the Oklahoma Arts Council’s Director for Arts Education Programs. The workshop will provide a framework for developing high impact, model programs for arts learning. Workshop attendees will learn to identify and organize effective learning goals, project activities, resource strategies and much more.  Attendees will be able to turn these components into a clear and viable project proposal.


“We’re very excited to have Michael lead this workshop,” said Jennifer Barron, Community Arts Program Director. “He has a wealth of information to help attendees learn the keys to devise plans for project implementation. It’ll be great for anyone who attends.”


The workshops are free and geared toward teaching artists who provide arts education programming in Oklahoma City. The workshops will take place in the McAlpine Center’s large conference room.  Register online at www.ArtsCouncilOKC.com.


Teaching Artist Toolbox topic: Developing Model Programs for Arts & Integrated Learning Projects– 6:00 p.m. Aug. 23, 2011 at McAlpine Center, 428 W. California Ave, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102.


The Arts Council of Oklahoma City is a non-profit 501 c(3) organization dedicated to bringing the arts and the community together through free or low-cost cultural events and a variety of arts outreach activities that impact underserved populations. Each year, Arts Council events, programs and services reach nearly one million residents and visitors to the Oklahoma City community. The Arts Council of Oklahoma City receives funding from the Oklahoma Arts Council and is an Allied Arts member agency. The Arts Council of Oklahoma City is sponsored by Chesapeake Energy Corporation and Devon Energy Corporation, MidFirst Bank, The Oklahoman, Ozarka Coffee and Water Service, and Sonic – America’s Drive-in. For more information, call 405-270-4848 or visit www.ArtsCouncilOKC.com.




Aug. 17, 2011

Contact:  Emily Grober Trotter, Communications Director

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