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Education Programs at the Schack

Sponsor of 2016 Art Education Programs

Schack's K-12 education programs offer unique learning opportunities through accredited teacher workshops, art docent training for parent/volunteers, a lending library of Art Outreach Suitcases, an annual college scholarship, art competitions for middle and high school students, exhibition space, gallery field trips, and weekly art classes for incarcerated youth.

These programs offer students and teachers the ability to develop critical understandings of art and culture and their relationship to our own lives.

Today around 14,000 students and educators from public, private, and home schools in Snohomish County participate in our art education programs every year.

2016-17 Art Education Calendar

Click here to view the K-12 Art Education calendar for 2016-2017 as a pdf.

September-June, Outreach Suitcases are available for classroom use and contain art objects that students may handle and examine, a teaching guide, transparencies, and lesson plans.

Oct. 11, 4-5pm Scholastic Teachers Meeting for instructors interested in submitting work in the 2017 Regional Scholastic Art Exhibit.

Oct. 11, 5-7pm Art Portfolio Review & Consultation for instructors and students interested in learning how to assemble an art portfolio and get ready for the Schack Art Center's annual Susan J. Russell College Art Scholarship and the Scholastic Art Portfolio Awards. After portfolio guideline presentation, students can meet one on one with the instructor to look over their body of work and discuss what needs to be done to make their portfolio ready for college scholarship consideration.

Oct. 13, 6-8pm Open Studio Night for Teens features glass blowing demonstrations, meet & work with local artists, and projects to express students creatively.

Nov. 4-5, Exploring Latino Art: Integration through Art-Infused Connections, Fri. 5-8:30pm and Sat. 9-5pm. The Latino community which is the largest minority group in the state is diverse and enjoys a rich history in the Pacific Northwest, along with strong cultural ties to Mexico and the nations of Central, South America and the Caribbean.

Nov. 10, 6-8pm Open Studio Night for Teens features glass blowing demonstrations, meet & work with local artists, and projects to express students creatively.

Nov. 19, 8:45am-12:15pm Art Docent Fair: Celebrating Diversity through Artists Students Should Know will provide Art Docents with projects that can be taken back to the classroom. Six options will be offered and from those, participants will choose 4 of the 6 sessions to attend.

Dec. 8, 6-8pm Open Studio Night for Teens features glass blowing demonstrations, meet & work with local artists, and projects to express students creatively.

Jan. 10, 2-6 pm Scholastic Art Registration Deadline for Snohomish County teachers submitting individual entries, Grades 7-12 and art/photography portfolio entries for the Susan Jane Russell Scholarship, Rotary of Everett Scholarships & Scholastic Portfolios.

Feb. 1-26, Regional Scholastic Art Portfolios Exhibit. EYA Gallery: Mon.-Fri., 10-6 pm; Sat., 10-5 pm; and Sun., 12-5 pm.

Feb. 6-26, ALL AWARD WINNING ENTRIES Regional Scholastic Art Exhibit. Mezzanine Gallery: Mon.-Fri., 10-6 p.m.; Saturday, 10-5 p.m.; and Sun., 12-5 p.m. Exception: Wed. Feb. 10, 10-9 p.m.

Feb. 8, 5-9 pm Regional Scholastic Art Exhibit Opening Reception to honor local student artists.

Feb. 8, 6:30-8:00pm Scholastic Art Award Ceremony will be held to honor regional and national award recipients. (Everett Civic Auditorium)

Feb. 9, 6-8pm Open Studio Night for Teens features glass blowing demonstrations, meet & work with local artists, and projects to express students creatively.

March 16, 6-8pm Open Studio Night for Teens features glass blowing demonstrations, meet & work with local artists, and projects to express students creatively.

March 16, 6 pm deadline, Black & White Photography Contest entries due for Snohomish County 9-12 grade students.

March 25-Apr. 30, Black & White Photography Contest Exhibit features all entries including the winning photographs at the Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Mon.-Fri., 10-6 pm, Sat. 10-5 pm, and Sun. 12-5 pm; Awards Ceremony on April 13, 6:00 pm.

Apr. 13, 6-8pm Open Studio Night for Teens features glass blowing demonstrations, meet & work with local artists, and projects to express students creatively.

April 19, 26, May 3, & May 10, 6-8:30 pm Art How2's 2017: Adding the "A" to STEM. Come and participate in classes focused on a key educational issue in education; using creativity to teach sciences and the arts. Learn how to embed visual art concepts and connections into the STEM areas and establish authentic ways to guide your students toward creativity, collaboration and engagement. Series offered for SPU credit/clock hours or Everett SD clock hours.

April 27-May 27, Exhibit - Latino Art will provide a range of Latino Art from carvings and pottery to paintings to fiber arts and jewelry and draw on pre-Columbian indigenous motifs and stories.

May 11, 6-8pm Open Studio Night for Teens features glass blowing demonstrations, meet & work with local artists, and projects to express students creatively.

May 15-26, Field Trips - Latino Art include 75 minute sessions consisting of a docent led tour, artists in action, and a hands-on activity. The experience familiarizes students with the spiritual and cultural complexity of Latin American art forms, as well as basic art skills used in making of artifacts. The main goal is to increase cross-cultural awareness of Latino Identity, as well as an understanding of how art is used to pass on to future generations a people's history, values, and traditions.

For more information or to register for one of the above listed events contact, Nancy H. Bell, 425-259-5050, x23 or nbell@schack.org.