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Do Now #40: Express Yourself with Virtual Stencil Art

Arts | September 25, 2012 | 74 Comments

Do Now #40: Express Yourself with Virtual Stencil Art

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now If you could create art on the street to spread a message, what would it be? […]

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Digital Portraits and Cindy Sherman

Arts | August 13, 2012 | 2 Comments

Digital Portraits and Cindy Sherman

KQED Arts Education and a group of local educators just completed our second annual “Digital Portraits” course for educators. Last year, we studied California artist Robert Arneson‘s approach portraiture and created short, autobiographical films (Check out last year’s assignment and two of the films in the Edspace archive). This summer, the artist we looked to […]

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Music & Dance at the East Bay Center for Performing Arts

Arts | July 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Music & Dance at the East Bay Center for Performing Arts

This summer, KQED Education held a music and dance workshop for educators in partnership with the East Bay Center for Performing Arts in Richmond, a state-of-the-art space with multiple rehearsal rooms, a theater, and a rich history of dedication to youth performers and teaching artists. Focusing on KQED media about musicians such as Walter Kitundu […]

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In the Classroom: Young at Art

Arts | July 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the Classroom: Young at Art

The yearly Young At Art Festival is a living portfolio for the ongoing work of the San Francisco Unified School District’s Arts Education Master Plan, showcasing work in the visual and performing arts by students K-12. During the week of Young At Art, numerous arts based professional development workshops designed specially for teachers, principals, and […]

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Permission to Make: Adam Savage

Arts | May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Permission to Make: Adam Savage

MythBusters host Adam Savage has a thing or two to say about the importance of tinkering — even if that means it gets messy. “If you don’t get a chance to fail, if you don’t get a chance to try things and not get them right the first time, and you keep on doing it […]

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International Orange: Celebrating the Golden Gate Bridge

Art School | May 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

International Orange: Celebrating the Golden Gate Bridge

For the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge, Spark-featured artist Stephanie Syjuco created an expansive shop of souvenirs produced in a monochrome palette: the memorable orange hue of the Golden Gate Bridge. Working with the same paint used to keep the bridge looking fresh, Syjuco’s installation features all things reddish-orange: teacups, jewelry, postcards and […]

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DO NOW WEEKLY ROUND-UP: #31 Are LOL Cats and Internet Memes Art?

Arts | May 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

DO NOW WEEKLY ROUND-UP: #31 Are LOL Cats and Internet Memes Art?

KQED Do Now this week looked at the popularity of memes and LOL Cats and asked whether they are art or not. It was an excellent conversation thanks to the great members of the KQED Do Now advisory board and all of their students. People also shared their favorites and even created new ones, some […]

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Furthering Media and Online Tools for Teaching and Learning

Conferences | April 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Furthering Media and Online Tools for Teaching and Learning

This week, KQED’s Arts & Media education team descended upon the University of California’s Arts, Media & Entertainment curriculum institute (UCCI), which “brings together educators from around the state to collaborate on the creation of model high school courses that anchor traditional academic learning in real-world experience.” We are working with teachers, observing their curriculum […]

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Do Now #28: Art and Ecology

Arts | April 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do Now #28: Art and Ecology

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDedspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now The painting above seems to comment about ecological systems and the environment, but what do you […]

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