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Bringing culture to the classroom

Original post made on Jan 23, 2012

At James Flood Magnet Elementary School in Menlo Park Friday, the first graders were finding it hard to contain their enthusiasm. Artist Claude Ferguson had come to lead the class in an hour of artwork as part of the Palo Alto Art Center Foundation's Cultural Kaleidoscope program.

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Posted by Claire Emery
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on Jan 23, 2012 at 2:47 pm

Your Cultural Kaleidescope Program sounds amazing-- I am an Artist in Residence in Missoula, MT at a school and while looking for lessons on kaleidescopes, came across this fascinating cultural program. Thank you for sharing the lesson plans and the successes with the larger community. IAm taking inspiration on how I can make a culturally relevant program in my area!


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