Spring 2014 Off the Wall: Bringing Artwork to Life Using Dramatic Approaches and Literacy Strategies

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KAM–WAM students use shadows and drama to reenact scenes depicted in the museum's Ancient Mediterranean Gallery.
KAM–WAM students use shadows and drama to reenact scenes depicted in the museum's Ancient Mediterranean Gallery.
Workshop

Saturday, February 22, 2014; 9 am – 12 noon

FREE, 3 CDPUs

Join us at Krannert Art Museum for a workshop where you will learn to use our collection as the inspiration for dramatic storytelling. The workshop includes Common Core strategies from the "Speaking and Listening" literacy strand, giving them life in fun and funny ways.

Taught by Heather Harris, KAM Education Coordinator and PhD candidate in Curriculum and Instruction. Prior to coming to the University of Illinois, Harris taught Drama and English in New York City. She has also worked as an education theatre specialist in both New York State and Argentina.