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Classes and Workshops Offered by the arts commission

The Arts Commission offers a variety of professional development programs for teaching artists each year.The Arts Commission also hosts technical assistance workshops for grantees and applicants. Sign up for our newsletter to stay updated on planned workshops and events. 


Two identical sessions to choose from: 12:30 - 3:30 PM (click here to register) OR 4:00 - 7:00 PM (registration is currently FULL)
At 300 Richards Blvd., Room 221, Sacramento

In this workshop, presenter Jamin Carter will lead participants through an exploration of how “reading” visual art can develop students’ use of several science practices, such as careful observation, analyzing and interpreting data, and developing an explanation based on evidence. Learn a process that takes your students from STEM to STEAM!

APRIL 5 - Cut Paper: A Pathway to Creative Writing (arts education)

4:30 - 7:00 PM (click here to register)
At 300 Richards Blvd., Room 221, Sacramento

The process of beginning with an idea and developing it into a story can be challenging for young authors. In this fascinating workshop, explore how students can use construction paper, scissors, and glue, to create artwork that becomes the bridge between an idea and a unique, descriptive story. Learn to use selected elements of art such as shape, size, space, and color to connect to story components of character, setting, events, and details.


5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
At Sacramento Convention Center, Room 203, 1400 J Street, Sacramento

Join us for our second Public Art Plan public workshop and add your voice to the conversation about how public art can link West Sacramento and downtown Sacramento. Several possible themes emerged in our first workshop, including light, water, infrastructure, and interactive features such as performance spaces. Come and share your thoughts and ideas. 
Register now.