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Little Masters: Art and Nature

Monday, June 25, 2018 to Friday, June 29, 2018

9 AM-noon

Entergy Classroom

Ages 5-7
Cost: $175
Class limit: 15

Investigate the connections between art and nature through sculpture, drawing, painting, and installation art through The Art Garden and galleries. In this Little Masters class, students will move inside and outside the galleries with art educator Cassandre Connolly, exploring how nature affects artists, how artists depict nature, and how our creative voices can be expressed through nature! Bring your imagination and dress for mess!

About the Instructor:
Cassandre Connolly
, a native New Yorker, moved to Jackson, Mississippi, in 2015 with Teach For America. For the past three years, she has been the art teacher at Siwell Middle School, and was awarded Teacher of the Year 2016-2017. Ms. Connolly has been working with the Mississippi Museum of Art since 2016, and has experience teaching at The Museum School. Prior to moving to Mississippi, Ms. Connolly spearheaded the art department at an international middle/high school for five years.