Journeys and Journals

Students take a personal journey down the Erie Canal by speaking in the voices of the era.

Daruma Dolls

Great for the New Year! These little sculptures keep an “eye” on your dreams and goals for the New Year!

Exploring Jazz

A highly interactive performance exploring not only the history of jazz, but also various forms of this uniquely American musical genre.

Journeys and Journals

Students take a personal journey down the Erie Canal by speaking in the voices of the era. An experienced teaching poet or writer leads literary exercises involving vintage maps, photographs, drawing

Have You Ever Listened to a Drawing?

What do you draw or paint when you’ re listening to the Beatles, as opposed to Brahms? How does live musical performance inspire visual self-expression? Concert cellist Nancy Baun guides students thro

Kites of Japan

With period costumes, demonstrations of materials and techniques, and an examination of the creative process of kitemaking, the artist uses kites to illustrate Japan’ s tradition, folk art and history

Kite Making

For four thousand years, the kite has served as a form of transportation, a scientific tool, a weapon of war and a toy. Because of this, kite-making in the classroom can serve as a window into history

Kite History

This visually stimulating program uses kites to explore history. Kites will demonstrate interconnectedness as well as the cause and effect of scientific inventions. In this workshop, kites are woven r

From Africa to America

A poetic performance and historical overview of the African and African-American experience. The artist presents literature from ancient Africa as well as modern poetry.

A poetic performance and hist

Mary Jemison

Mary tells the story of her life from when she was captured by the Shawnee Indians as a youngster to years later when she was offered her freedom and chose to remain with her Seneca family and friends