The Education Department offers off-site learning experiences, including an in-school artist in residence program, after-school art classes, and presentations to community groups and centers.
Learning Through Art
Ed Drozdowski, Retired Principal of Wares Ferry Road Elementary
Artist in Residence Program at Wares Ferry Road Elementary
The Museum leads weekly art classes for third and fourth-grade students at the Wares Ferry Road Elementary School. The student artists engage in group discussions of works of art (using Visual Thinking Strategies), individual written responses, and related art projects; connected to the core visual arts curriculum. The program also features visiting professional artists who work with participants on the subjects and techniques they specialize in. At the end of the year, the Museum hosts an exhibition of student artwork featuring a range of media and expressions.
Learning Through Art is sponsored by Central Alabama Community Foundation.
Art in the Afternoon
The Museum offers weekly after-school art classes at the Mt. Meigs Department of Youth Services. Over the years, students have completed several campus beautification projects and continue to work in series about different areas of art, including printmaking this fall.
For more information on our community outreach program, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Museum enjoys working with community partners such as Wares Ferry Road Elementary School to bring arts experiences to our community. For a full list of our community partners, please click here.
If you are interested in partnering with the Museum, please contact Alice Novak, Curator of Education, at email@example.com.