Northern State University will host the 2013 Arts Education Institute 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, July 15-18.
The 14th annual Arts Education Institute is sponsored by the South Dakota Arts Council, South Dakotans for the Arts, South Dakota Alliance for Arts Education and NSU. The institute, open to all South Dakota teachers and administrators prekindergarten-12th grade, will include hands-on art, music and theater workshops. Instructors will include faculty members from the NSU School of Fine Arts: Peter Kilian, Sara Christensen Blair, Joshua Frachiseur, Wendy van Gent, Greg Blair and Nadya Preszler.
Workshops, which will be held in Northern’s Dacotah Hall, Spafford Hall and Johnson Fine Arts Center, are limited to 12 participants each. They include: Watercolor Fundamentals, Equipment-Free Fibers, 3-D Alternative Methods, Creative Solutions for Theater Design, Visual Thinking Strategies, Connecting Common Core and the Music Classroom, Integrating Core Curriculum into the Arts, Mold Making and Casting, Relief Printmaking, Ceramic Sculpture, Alternative Photography Techniques, Creative Japanese Techniques to Enhance Curriculum, Scenic Art for the Stage, Producing Curriculum Based Musicals, and Music Learning Theory – Integrated in the Arts.
The institute is offered for up to two graduate, undergraduate or recertification credits. Cost is $35 per credit until June 1, or $40 per credit after that date. Residential participants stay in air-conditioned suites in NSU’s Kramer Hall. Rooms are available Sunday-Thursday night for a cost of $25 dollars per night.