Art of Brunch Benefiting Snow City Arts!
Sunday, July 21, 2019
Join the Snow City Arts community at Half Sour in the South Loop for a fun art class for kids benefiting Snow City Arts! This is a drop off class and parents are welcome to watch the class, stay and brunch on the other side, or they can return at the class end. We will be making a hanging rainbow art collage that kids can take home with them. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
A section of A Sun Also Rises
Snow City Arts Display at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel
For the month of August, Snow City Arts will have an exhibit up in the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel’s Fine Arts Display Case. We are honored to be included in a group of exhibitors that includes the MCA and Virgil Abloh, Edra Soto, and Nikko Washington. On display will be a large-scale collaborative student project, The Sun Also Rises, inspired by the artwork of Nevaeh, a Snow City Arts student. More than 85 students, ages 5-18, have worked on this mosaic since 2016.
Join us on Tuesday, August 20th, from 6-7 PM in the Drawing Room for a closing reception including a talk with teaching artist Allie Spicer, live music, poetry readings, and more.
The exhibit is free and open to the public.
Team Snow City Arts 5k/15k!
Sunday, November 3, 2019
Join our team and run or walk a 5k/15k at the 2019 Hot Chocolate Race to support Snow City Arts. Last year we raised over $33,000 for the organization and to help inspire and educate children and youth in the hospital through the arts. Team benefits include swag, fun runs, yoga, social events, networking, fundraising practice, getting in shape, AND doing something fun this summer and fall all while supporting a great cause. Click here to register for our team. (Please note that you need to sign up for the Hot Chocolate Race separately.)
Play with Clay to benefit Snow City Arts
Board Members Bill Loumpouridis and David Ray hosted a pottery making session at The Pot Shop on Saturday, May 18th, from 7-9 PM for a fun evening benefiting Snow City Arts. Guests experienced a pottery wheel demonstration and were able to create their own piece of art!
Tools and Techniques to Adapt Curriculum for Diverse Learners
Program Director Veronica Stein and our teaching artists Emmy Bean and Dan Kerr-Hobert presented at the 2019 Arts Education Conference: Cultivating Conditions for Growth hosted by Ingenuity and CPS Department of Arts Education. They held an artmaking session that introduced tools and techniques for differentiated instruction and guided participants through a scaffolded activity benchmarked by Illinois Arts Learning Standards. They discussed how music, theater, and visual arts education intersect to provide multiple points of entry points for students with diverse physical and cognitive abilities.