Marquis Studios arts‐in‐education services are an ideal way to bring the arts into classrooms and after school programs while also serving as professional development for staff. Each program is focused on a specific art discipline selected after consultation with client staff. A team of senior management and Teaching Artists design all programs to integrate the arts with instruction in academic subjects by utilizing the NYC Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Arts and Common Core Standards. Programs are adapted and customized to the appropriate age level and are available for grades K‐12.
Choose from a variety of activities that help parents understand the connections between arts and academics while providing a fun, hands-on experience parents and children can share. All of the programs are easily duplicable by families in their own home. These workshops can take place in schools, community centers or libraries and offer flexible scheduling including evenings and weekends. These workshops are also offered for Parents Only.
Parent/Child Workshops include:
“This Land is Your Land” is a famous American Folk Song written and performed by Woody Guthrie. It tells the story of America and how we share this country of ours. This workshop tells the history of American folk music and has participants learning through a variety of folk songs and shared experiences.
Bhangra Dance has been popularized by Bollywood movies where large groups of people dance in synchronized harmony. It is a fast, lively and rhythmic form of folk dance originating from the Punjab region of Northern India and Pakistan. This exciting dance genre is a gaining popularity throughout the world and is often featured at celebrations and weddings. The fast, high-energy steps and movements are both exciting and fun to learn.
Participants create individual books and covers from materials such as cloth, string, foil and recycled paper. The Teaching Artist shows techniques for creating different types of books include comic strip, accordion, flip, pop-up and pull books.