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:
Through a basic introduction to drawing from observation and imagination, participants use a variety of materials in a structure that ensures a sense of accomplishment and individual creativity. Parents and children will learn to broaden their visual vocabulary and more effectively represent their artistic intentions.
Parents and children collaborate by designing a box in which the outside shows events or scenes of family. Once the outside of the box is decorated, participants are asked to write down favorite family memories on small scrolls of paper. Scrolls are tied with ribbon and inserted into the Family Treasure Box along with other keepsakes and items reminiscent of happy family times.
Latin Dance incorporates dance styles originating from Cuba, Puerto Rico and Latin America. Popular genres include salsa, mambo, merengue, bachata and tango. Together, parents and children discover the origins of Latin dance while learning energetic dances to upbeat Latin music. A hands-on lesson of the rhythms and the movements of these dances give participants an introductory experience to the world of Latin dance and music.