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Letter/Bound

Get your letterpress on! Use typographical elements to create visual representations inspired by works of art in the Frye galleries. Students learn basic nineteenth-century printing techniques such as ink mixing, typesetting, and relief printing and receive an introduction to typography and bookbinding. Once the rules are mastered, we break them: Students experiment with type using […]
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The Chambered Nautilus: Poetry From Art

Art inspires art. In this two-part poetry writing workshop, students first spend an evening observing and discussing works of art in the Frye galleries. Drawing on this viewing experience, students then delve into the poet’s world for a day, crafting poetry and studying ekphrasis, an ancient tradition of writing creatively about art. Students explore a […]
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Grant Writing Webinar

Join us for an online grant writing clinic with Grant Writer and Fund Development Consultant Keri Healey Use effective techniques to find and secure funds for your school’s arts programs. This webinar will be a hands-on working session. Keri will provide some leads and start you on drafting a proposal* during this clinic. Keri will […]
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Acrylic Painting: Fechin’s Portraits

The artist Nicolai Fechin (1881–1955) provides inspiration for this portrait painting class, which explores the use of bold color and the acrylic medium. Working from photographs and other class participants as subjects, students learn palette knife and brush techniques and how to draw three-dimensional figures. Participants acquire tips and tricks for looking closely and creating […]
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REACH Student Dance Group

A collaboration between Pacific Northwest Ballet and Spectrum Dance Theatre, REACH Student Dance Group offers 8-week intensive dance workshops for students to learn different dance styles, create original choreography, attend live performances, and perform at McCaw Hall. REACH is open to students ages 11–15; all abilities and experience levels welcome. DATES OF PROGRAM: Rehearsals are […]
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WA State Thespians State Conference

The Washington State Thespian Society presents their annual state conference. Dozens of workshops presented by theatre professionals and educators available.  View scenes from musicals and plays, and a showcase of Washington state’s best Individual Events.  Technical theatre, play writing, improvisation, and other events and adjudications. Clock hours available for teachers. Cost: $10 Observation Fee $60-$70 Registration […]
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Chipotle Benefit for ArtsEd Washington

Chipotle Mexican Grill at Crossroads Shopping Center is hosting a fundraising benefit in honor of ArtsEd Washington as part of the Eastside Battle of the Bands! Print and bring this coupon with you on Tuesday March 12 from 4:00pm – 8:00pm and 50% of the proceeds will go towards ArtsEd Washington’s programs! Eat dinner, and […]
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Lecture & Demonstration: Silent Film Era & the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ

Silent Film Era & Mighty Wurlitzer Organ is a 60-minute lecture and demonstration presented by Seattle Theatre Group.  Step back in time to the 1920s at the historic Paramount Theatre!  Hear The Paramount’s Mighty Wurlitzer Organ, view a short silent film, and learn about the music, history and theatre of the silent film era. Organist, […]
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Visual Biographies Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough

Seattle Art Museum’s upcoming special exhibition Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London, merges personal stories with old master painting prowess. Inspired by this exhibition, this interactive, art-making educator workshop will focus on visual biographies and portraits. Participants will foster new writing techniques and work with an experienced portrait artist to create […]
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Eastside Battle of the Bands

Eastside Battle of the Bands is back! Now in it’s fourth year, this student-led event features local high school rock bands, and all proceeds benefit the mission and work of ArtsEd Washington.  Join us for a night of great music, and make a difference for arts education in Washington state! Can’t make it to the […]
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