Education: School Year Programs

 

Wassaic X Webutuck

The Wassaic X Webutuck school year partnership program brings Wassaic Project Education Fellows into the art classes at Webutuck Public High School in Amenia, NY. Education Fellows share their work with the students and lead hands-on projects that explore central themes in contemporary art. Through Wassaic X Webutuck students explore critical thinking through creative problem solving, gain greater understanding of contemporary art practices, and learn about career possibilities in the arts. 2013-2014 projects include counter-mapping, video installation, and performance art.

This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Arts Mid-Hudson.

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NORTH EAST COMMUNITY CENTER JUNIOR HIGH CLUBS

The Wassaic Project partners with the North East Community Center Junior High Clubs, a program that offers free after-school clubs for 7-8th grade students at Eugene Brooks Intermediary School. Recent Wassaic Project Clubs have included Print Club at the Wassaic Project Print Shop and Installation Club in Maxon Mills.

For more information about School-year partnerships, please contact Education Director Hallie Scott at education@wassaicproject.org.

Field Trips

Guided visits to the Wassaic Project are available for K-12 and college-level groups. Field trip groups will tour the Project’s historic buildings, which include a converted grain elevator turned exhibition space and an auction barn turned studio and workshop, and visit the studios of resident artists. K-12 groups may also sign up for an extended visit, which will include a hands-on project.

Please contact Education Director Hallie Scott at education@wassaicproject.org to schedule a field trip visit.

 

Education Fellows

Education Fellowships are awarded to Wassaic Artist Residents with outstanding teaching experience. Fellows participate in Wassaic X Webutuck and many other aspects of our education programming.

Wassaic Project Education Fellows for the 2014-2015 school year:
Erin Sweeny, Brooklyn, NY, September 2014
Alex Tsocanos, Brooklyn, NY, November, 2014
Rachel Granofsky, San Francisco, CA, December 2014
Manuel Fermín Hernández Márquez, Mexico City, MX, February 2015
Linnea Carlsson, Malmö, SE, March 2015

Wassaic Project Education Fellows for the 2013-2014 school year:
Ingrid Burrington, Brooklyn, NY, September 2013
Meghan Mosholder, Kennesaw, GA, October 2013
Raul Hott, Brooklyn, NY, November 2013
Cosmo Design Factory, Hillsdale, NY, February 2014
Katherine March Driscoll, Rochester, NY, March 2014
Amy Masters, Tempe, AZ, April 2014
Breanne Trammell, Wassaic, NY, May + June, 2014
Gabrielle Roth, Highland Park, NJ, July 2014

Wassaic Project Education Fellows for the 2012-2013 school year:
Elizabeth McTernan, Berlin, DE, November
Alex McKenzie, Charlotte, NC, January
Giada Crispiels, New Haven, CT, February
Lauren Pakradooni, Spartanburg, SC, March

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Junior High Print Club with Print Fellow Doug Eberhardt

Junior High Print Club with Print Fellow Doug Eberhardt

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