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Art & Language Arts Program for K–5 Teachers
10th Anniversary Celebration

Date: Saturday, August 15, 2009
Time: 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Location: Getty Center
Admission: Free, registration required; call (310) 440-7300. First come, first served.


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This afternoon of family fun marks the tenth anniversary of the J. Paul Getty Museum's Art & Language Arts (ALA) program, in which K–5 teachers learn strategies for inspiring their students with works of art in the Getty's collections.

Celebrate with storytelling, student performances, and activities for the whole family. All are welcome!

Schedule of Activities

About the Art & Language Arts Program

Celebrate ten years of expressive student artwork and interdisciplinary teaching

Schedule of Activities

All Afternoon

Student Artwork Exhibit
View Ten Years of Elementary Art Inspiration, a display of artwork created by students of Art & Language Arts alumni.

1:00–1:45 p.m.

Storytelling Performance in the Harold M. Williams Auditorium
Experience art with storyteller and musician Asha's Baba as he takes you on a journey up, over, around, and through a modern sculpture, Martin Puryear's That Profile.

1:45–3:00 p.m.

Student Showcase
Enjoy readings and performances by students of works inspired by the Museum's collection.

Family Activities
Participate in a variety of fun activities for families. Create a hands-on art project in Family Art Lab, participate in activities in the galleries in Art Adventures, and more!

3:00–4:00 p.m.

Lesson Fair
View student works that were produced from inspiring lessons.

4:00–6:00 p.m.

Outdoor Concert
Stay at the Getty Center to enjoy Garden Concerts for Kids, featuring music by Recess Monkey.

Asha's Baba

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About the Art & Language Arts Program

This free one-year program introduces K–5 teachers to meaningful and engaging strategies for developing students' skills in language and visual arts.

Working in grade-level teams, teachers develop lesson plans built around works of art in the Getty Museum's collection. Participants are eligible for LAUSD salary points or USC Continuing Education Units. Applications for the 2010–2011 class will be available in spring 2010.

Learn more about professional development opportunities for K–12 teachers at the Getty.

How to Get Here
The Getty Center is located at 1200 Getty Center Drive in Los Angeles, California, approximately 12 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. See Hours, Directions, Parking for directions and parking information.

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