Join us as we welcome Benjamin Grignon, Wisconsin’s 2019 Teacher of the Year, as he shares a beading project centered around the Menominee language. Mr. Grignon is a Menominee Indian Educator who earned an associates, bachelors, and masters degree in fine arts, and has taught students from kindergarten to college-aged. Now working towards a doctorate in First Nations education, Mr. Grignon has dedicated his life and career to sharing traditional Menominee arts, culture, and language through teaching, community involvement, and leadership. $10 Non-member, $5 Members & Educators
This month, you and your family will travel into the world of James Marshall – author of the infamous children’s book Miss Nelson is Missing. Your family will have the opportunity to work together to create your own chalkboard signs. About Family Studio: Drop in to the 5th floor studios at the Fox Cities Building for the Arts/The Trout Museum of Art, from 10:30am-1:00pm, and join professional instructors for a Family Studio Birthday Bash. Cost: $5/person, FREE to parents who are assisting their children with the project. No reservation required, but children must be accompanied by an adult.
Explore traditional tempera including liquid, powder, cakes, and semi-moist. This hands on demonstration event will have teachers exploring new techniques and mediums using a classroom sample as well as diving into a new product with the semi-moist tempera paints. All supplies included in the course fee. Instructor: Shannon Piette, Executive Director of Richeson School of Art & Gallery. Cost: $65 per person, $50 for members and educators.
Join us on Thursday, November 8th from 4:15 PM – 6:00 PM as we welcome an Oneida Nation Traditional Storyteller! Get ready to be captivated by this oral tradition - filled with wonderful tales from Elders, guaranteed to scare, interest, or amuse you. Some stories are intended to teach a lesson, and they are passed from generation to generation to show others how behave, how to act, and how to properly care for each other. After listening to the stories, head up to the studios to create story shields. This event is FREE, but an RSVP is required. Call us at (920) 733-4089 to register! Photo Provided By : Oneida Nation Logo. Oneida Nation, oneida-nsn.gov/. Accessed 2018.
The Trout Museum of Art
Fox Cities Building for the Arts
111 W. College Avenue
Appleton, WI 54911
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