3-5 ArtStream Lessons

Animal Portraiture with Merideth Ferrell

Students will learn to draw a variety of animals from birds to sea turtles to foxes as they follow a guided tutorial with teaching artist, Merideth Ferrel. This lesson is all about finding an artistic way to showcase a student in their natural environment by incorporating important facts of each animal into a drawn depiction. This lesson touches on visual art and life science standards.  Supplies: paper, pencil, eraser, and coloring supplies (ideally colored pencils or crayons, but markers can work as well)

Hip Hop Dance with Katie Patrick (Eugene Ballet Academy)

Students will get moving and grooving as they learn the basics of hip hop dance! Each lesson will introduce new steps as students learn fun routines they will be repeating for days to come. At the start of each lesson, students will learn a bit about the origins and history of hip hop including its roots in BIPOC urban communities. This lesson touches on dance, PE, and social sciences standards. Supplies: open space, movement clothes, water

West African Dance with West African Cultural Arts Institute

Join West African Cultural Arts Institute’s artists, Alseny Yansane and Andrea DiPalma Yansane, as they lead students step by step through the basics of dance from Guinea, West Africa. Students will learn about how traditional Guinean drumming and dancing are related, gain an understanding of basic dance form and technique, acquire knowledge of the cultural context of the artform, while getting a great cardiovascular workout all to the sounds of live drumming!  Supplies: movement clothes, open space, water

  • Monday, November 2nd, 9am