Community-Based Programs:
FALL 2022

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GIVE+TAKE: NATURE-BASED ART

Dee Robertson

Ages 12-15

TU, 4:30-7pm

Oct 4- Dec 13

River City Middle School

 

We’ll take resources from nature to create art, while thinking of ways to give back to nature through collaboration and art. 

 

Go on walks on school grounds to explore and collect materials. Projects include making your own art supplies, like paintbrushes and paper from natural materials, as well as reimagining the green space around the school.

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FUNCTIONAL CERAMICS: FROM PLANTING TO EATING

Joy McMillian

Ages 12-19

5:30-7pm

Nov 2- Dec 5 (1 Wednesday Nov 2, and 4 Mondays Nov 14, 21, 28, + Dec 5)

GFAC Community Garden

 

Join us in making connections between ceramic arts, plant cultivation, and food justice!

 

Participants will work outside in the community garden at Girls For A Change and learn various skills of hand building with clay while thinking about our relationship to nature through creativity.

This program is FREE for participants thanks to a generous Positive Youth Development grant from The City of Richmond's American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA) funds, awarded by NextUp RVA.

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CHIMBO GARDEN CLUB

Cidney "Birdie" Oleniacz

K-5

W, 3:30-5pm

Nov 16- Jan 11

Chimborazo Elementary School

 

We’ll take resources from nature to create art, while thinking of ways to give back to nature through collaboration and art. 

 

Go on walks on school grounds and Chimborazo Park to explore and collect materials. Projects include making your own experimental nature paintings, ceramic arts, and collaborative painting on the Garden Wall at the school.