M:BRACE is a FREE professional development series for Maryland’s creative education force: Arts Educators, Arts Integration Teachers, and Teaching Artists.
Expert facilitators will examine the intersections of art and wellness by exploring creative practices to keep us open, curious and reflective during COVID-19.
For the workshops, space is limited, so register early to reserve your spot in the workshop/s of your choice. After registration, you will receive a Google Hangouts link to the online session.
Partnership of the Fine Arts Office of the Maryland State Department of Education and Arts Education in Maryland Schools Alliance.
Workshops: May 11 – 15
FINDING JOY IN UNCERTAIN TIMES
Creating with a Big Idea! A participatory workshop that focuses on collaboration that connects big ideas from our lived experience through music, theatre, and visual art via a big question.
Wednesday, May 13 from 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
INHALE PEACE, EXHALE LOVE
Explore mindfulness: deepen your connection to yourself and the world around you.
Thursday, May 14 from 10:00 am-11:00 am
AWAKEN & REORGANIZE
Mindfulness of the spinal curves: A mindful movement session designed to awaken, honor, and reorganize the dynamic curves of the spine, inviting greater movement efficiency and dynamic expression in our artistic and daily movement practices.
Friday, May 15 from 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
IMPROVE YOUR IMPROV!
Play several improv games you can share with friends or students.
Friday May 15 from 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
*Camera set-up required, face, and voices are needed for the collaborative nature of improv.
Registration closes one hour prior to the workshops.
The full schedule of workshops is available here.