6/22/2011

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. June 22, 2011 Join Brian Fox Ellis for a day of bird adventures.  Mr. Ellis is an internationally renowned storyteller, author, naturalist, and an expert on John James Audubon.  The Stark Museum of Art will host a free workshop, during which Mr. Ellis will demonstrate how to use birds as a focus for teaching science, art, creative writing, and more.  The presentations will take place at the Education Center and in museum galleries where participants will see Audubon’s prints and the famous double-elephant folio The Birds of America while discussing teaching strategies. This workshop is geared towards teachers for grades 3 – 5, but teachers at all levels are welcome.  Lunch will be provided.  Six (6) CPE hours will be awarded for this workshop.  Teachers who also attend the Flights of Fancy: Evening Bird Stroll at Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center on the same day, June 22, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. can also earn 3 additional CPE hours.  Space is limited.  If you have questions, please contact Elena Ivanova, eivanova@starkmuseum.org or by phone 409-886-2787.