Teaching Artist Tuesdays

Teaching Artists Tuesdays began In the summer of 2020. Developed by the North Carolina Arts Council, in partnership with North Carolina Central University’s Teaching Artist Certificate Program, this free online workshop series is designed to serve as a map for North Carolina's teaching artists who are navigating the COVID-19 landscape.

Sharon Hill, Arts Education director for the N.C. Arts Council, and Lenora Helm Hammonds, director of North Carolina Central University’s Teaching Artist Certificate Program, curate and facilitate Teaching Artist Tuesdays. ARTS North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Public Instruction are also partners in the series. 
 
Teaching artists in the state, as well as artists interested in learning about opportunities to teach, are invited to attend Teaching Artist Tuesdays. For more information about Teaching Artist Tuesdays, contact sharon.hill1@ncdcr.gov.

PAVING A VISION: SEASON TWO OF TEACHING ARTIST TUESDAYS

Building on the the first season of this workshop series, the fall season of Teaching Artist Tuesdays builds on new topics of interest to artists and teaching artists during these challenging times. These conversations will be streamed via Facebook Live.
 

► A Town Hall; Are we ready for the Rumble?
Tuesday, Nov. 10, 3 – 4:30 pm
    
 

 

As we move toward the end of 2020, what will be the way forward? This discussion will cover what federal and state funders are planning. We will also hear from those who hire teaching artists and what they are saying about plans for 2021 and beyond. How do you prepare in a climate of uncertainty?

Panelists: Tamara Holmes Brothers, Moderator; Christy Chenausky, Nikki Estes, Shana Adams, Cheryl Chamblee.

 

 

► Digital Integration for Virtual Experiences
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 3 – 4:30 pm
    
 

A virtual “hands-on” session of steps needed to conceptualize and transform your work to retain the impact for the participant while navigating online platforms. 

Panelists: Scotty Henley, Moderator; Tyra Scott, Heather Rossi, Brett Chambers, Jessica Ruhle.


 

► Role Call! A Session for All North Carolina Artists
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 
3 – 4:30 pm    
 

What role do you play in the arts, and how is that changing in this challenging time? Many artists and arts organizations have spoken about the need for the arts to continue during the pandemic and many still are unsure of the way forward. In this session, panelists will discuss potential areas of growth and innovation for artists who have never considered teaching and teaching artists.

*For those who registered, please take a moment and complete this participant survey so we know more about your background with teaching artistry.

 

► Be Entrepreneurial or...?
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 
3 – 4:30 pm    
 

Keynote speaker Eric Booth began our inaugural sessions with an overarching message to teaching artists, “Be Entrepreneurial or Die!” A discussion of what it looks like to “Be Entrepreneurial” as a teaching artist.

Panelists: Lenora Helm Hammonds, Moderator; Jonell Logan, Jeremy Skidmore, Marlon Torres, Megan Easterling.

Teaching Artist Tuesday with Eric Booth

Welcome to Teaching Artist Tuesdays, a workshop series that will serve as a map for this state's teaching artists as they navigate the COVID-19 landscape. Welcome to our keynote session with actor, educator, and author Eric Booth.

Posted by North Carolina Arts Council on Tuesday, July 14, 2020

 

Teaching Artistry: Where We Are, and What’s Next

In this session, Eric Booth will present the workshop’s welcome and keynote address. Booth —an actor, businessman, author, and educator — founded the International Teaching Artist Conference, which led to the ITAC Collaborative, the world’s first network of artists who work in schools and communities. He has been on the faculties of Juilliard, Tanglewood, the Kennedy Center, and Lincoln Center Education.

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Teaching Artist Tuesday: Now What? Your Services in the New Normal

Join us at 3pm for Teaching Artist Tuesdays!

Posted by North Carolina Arts Council on Tuesday, July 28, 2020

 

Part One: Now What? Your Services in the New Normal

How To’s and Success Stories

This session will look at what has worked, ideas for marketing the services of teaching artists, and how to help decision makers see the value of hiring teaching artists.

Panelists will be the writer Kim Arrington, mime and longtime teaching artist Jef Lambdin, and Michelle Pearson, of Black Box Dance Theatre. A question-and-answer session will follow their presentation.

Teaching Artist Tuesday: Creating Successful Virtual Content

How do you best capture your artistry and share it? Which platforms are the best ones for your work? A panel of artists and tech wizards discuss today in our latest Teaching Artist Tuesday series.

Posted by North Carolina Arts Council on Tuesday, August 11, 2020

 

Part Two: Creating Successful Virtual and Interactive Experiences        

How do you best capture your artistry and share it? Which platforms are the best ones for your work? How do you get help with video and sound editing? A panel will feature tech wizards Sandra Davidson, Sam Gerweck, and Ai-Ling Chang (staff at the N.C. Arts Council), puppeteer Hobey Ford, and the artist and musician Pierce Freelon. A question-and-answer session will follow their presentation.

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Teaching Artist Tuesdays | A New Pedagogy: Social & Emotional Learning While Being Artful in Times of Trauma

Social and emotional learning is a hot topic in education, especially now. Today panelists Brandon Roeder and Sayward Grindley, both of the N.C. Department of Instruction, and teaching artists Shana Tucker and Lonnie Davis will speak about how and why teaching artists can incorporate these concepts in their practice.

Posted by North Carolina Arts Council on Tuesday, August 25, 2020

 

A New Pedagogy: Social & Emotional Learning While Being Artful in Times of Trauma 

Panelists Brandon Roeder and Sayward Grindley, both of the N.C. Department of Instruction, and teaching artists Shana Tucker and Lonnie Davis will talk about strategies and skills for challenging times. The new emphasis on social and emotional learning is easily fostered by the arts. This session explains how teaching artists can incorporate these concepts in their practice. Time for questions and answers will follow the presentation.

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