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Family First: Women's History-Inspired
- $10 per participant
About This Program
The entire family can celebrate Women's History Month with this hands-on art workshop! Created and led by teaching artist Franchone Bey, the workshop is titled Creating Art from Poetry: Making Visual Representations of Popular African American Female Poetry.
A poet creates images in the minds of the reader with their inventive choice of words. Poems can evoke a mood and vision by appealing to the five senses. In this session, participants will create visual representations of poems by making a collage or special artwork that captures how it makes them feel. We will use the amazing words of poets like Maya Angelou to create the artwork. Families can create a collective or individual piece of artwork.
All supplies are included in the workshop, open to ages 6 and up.
Family First is presented by Novant Health
About the Instructor
Franchone Bey has been an educator for over 15 years and mentors other educators through workshops, professional development and personal one-on-one support. Mrs. Bey holds an undergraduate degree in communications from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She received master’s degrees in Journalism from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT and in Strategic Communications from American University in Washington, DC. Bey has a passion for education and considers herself an eternal student.
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