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Visual Art and Social Studies: Textiles from Around the World (USU)

April 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Visual Art and Social Studies: Textiles From Around the World

Presenter: Alisa Petersen

Learn how to engage students in social studies concepts through hands on textile art projects that explore cultures from around the world. Adinkra block printing (Ghana), Kente paper weaving (Ghana), Mola (Panama) paper collages, and more! Classroom teachers, arts specialists, and pre-service teachers welcome!

USBE relicensure hours available for licensed educators.

When: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 4:30-6:00 pm
(sign in from 4:00-4:15 pm, light snacks provided)

Where: Utah State University, Logan Campus, Edith Bowen Lab School Art Room

Bio: Alisa Petersen is the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Endowed Chair of Elementary Arts Education at Southern Utah University. She grew up in Oklahoma in a home where exploration, making, play, and creativity happened every single day. She studied art and art education at Ricks College, BYU, and Southern Utah University. She has worked as an elementary visual art specialist, a district art coordinator, an outreach artist, and now as a university professor. She teaches courses early childhood creativity and arts integration and runs the artsFUSION program at SUU.


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April 18, 2018
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Edith Bowen Lab School Art Room
975 East 700 North
Logan, UT United States
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