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Michael Mitchell gets kids dancing to songs about Canadian history!

Michael Mitchell gets kids dancing to songs about Canadian history!

Seasoned children's performer Michael Mitchell visited the ArtStarts gallery on Saturday to perform some songs about Canadian history! He got kids stomping around like prehistoric dinosaurs, paddling an imaginary canoe through the Land of the Silver Birch, and waltzing like Log-Drivers on the Ottawa river.

Flutter, Hum, Buzz...

Flutter, Hum, Buzz...

Yesterday the ArtStarts gallery was visited for a second time by a group of 3/4 students from Graham Bruce Elementary, here to view a display about their completed project Flutter, Hum, Buzz: An Artful Garden Party. The project was the result of an artist residency by Lori Weidenhammer, who helped the students to learn that art is more than painting and sculpture, and that the raw materials for artistic expression can be found all around them.

Culture Matters!

Culture Matters!

This afternoon, ArtStarts staff joined protesters at the Vancouver Art Gallery in support of the fight against recent cuts to the Arts in BC. Concern and outrage was voiced by a number of noted figures in the Arts community.

Welcoming Jessica!

Welcoming Jessica!

ArtStarts in Schools is thrilled to welcome Jessica Wilkin as its newest member to the team. Jessica will be filling in temporarily as the Communications Assistant for the Communications Coordinator while she is away on parental leave.