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Dance: American Art, 1830 - 1960
Dance: American Art, 1830 - 1960 05/03/16 To 06/12/16
The Detroit Institute of Arts presents the multimedia exhibition "Dance: American Art, 1830-1960". The exhibition is organized by the DIA and presents more than 90 paintings, sculptures, photographs and costumes brought together for the first time to celebrate and explain the importance of dance in American culture.
 
Educator Appreciation Breakfast
Educator Appreciation Breakfast 05/07/16
As part of National Teacher Appreciation Week, we are saluting educators with a special event featuring breakfast and special programming.
 
Crossovers: American Dance and its European Antecedents
Crossovers: American Dance and its European Antecedents 05/19/16
Open to VCESDA Members Only Reception and Private Exhibition Viewing: American dance forms developed from cultures around the globe and, in the same way, American art depicting these scenes is indebted to European sources. This talk will explore these artistic exchanges, including the transmission of English genre painting, French impressionism that inspired depictions of American theatrical dance and the development of American modernism, including the DIAs Dancers (1913) by Arthur B. Davies, which is a synthesis of French cubism and synchronism
 
Higher Thinking Skills: Visual Thinking Strategies 3-Day Workshop
Higher Thinking Skills: Visual Thinking Strategies 3-Day Workshop 08/16/16
Participants in this 3-day course will learn an effective model of promoting critical thinking and language skills through looking at art using the Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS). VTS is a research-based teaching method that improves critical thinking and language skills through discussions of visual images. VTS encourages participation and self-confidence, especially among students who struggle. VTS is easy to learn and offers a proven strategy for educators to meet current learning objectives. August 16 - 18, 2016 | 9:00am - 3:30pm
 
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