Creativity in living color

Coordinated by Downsville Elementary principal Mary Begley, Menomonie school district’s week-long art camp offers an array of arts-based programs to elementary kids. From visual arts to performing arts, Menomonie school children and teachers celebrate the arts of joy and imagination. In a collaboration with Arts Integration Menomonie, classroom teachers work with professional artists to enhance teachers’ skills and confidence in using arts-integrated instructional practices. For the second year, pre-service teachers from UW-Stout’s Art Education program are among the camp's teaching artists. Tami Rae Weiss, executive director of A.I.M., calls it a “win-win-win” in which the Stout students gain classroom management expertise while the career teacher explores innovative arts skills and media — and community children reap the rewards of meaningful arts education. Expressing their creative spirit  are, from left, Aisy Sheridan, Chloe Renfree Weiss, ??? and ???


Dunn County News editor

Barbara Lyon is the editor of The Dunn County News in Menomonie, WI.

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