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Professional Development Workshops

Two Professional Development Sessions Announced for Spring 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017
8:30AM - 12:30PM

Friday, March 3, 2017
8:30AM - 12:30PM

Services for Schools and Educators


Free Tours and Hands-on Activities (Grade levels K through 8th Grade)

Red Star Studios offers free hands-on activities to school groups and organizations in conjunction with free tours of Belger Arts Center contemporary art exhibitions. Each hands-on clay activity references themes, concepts and/or artist processes included in the exhibitions. Please allow thirty minutes for the tour and thirty minutes for the hands-on activity. At least one adult chaperone for every ten students is required. To schedule a tour that includes a hands-on activity, contact Youth Education Coordinator, Brenda Brinkhous-Hatch ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) via e-mail or phone at 816-474-3250. Groups must be scheduled at least one week in advance.
Hands-on Activities

Free Guided Tours of Exhibitions (High School though University)

Free tours of Belger Arts Center contemporary art exhibitions are available to older groups of students and organizations. Please allow a minimum of thirty minutes for the tour. At least one adult chaperone for every ten students is required. To schedule a stand-alone tour, contact Gallery Assistant, Mo Dickens ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) via e-mail or phone at 816-474-3250. Groups must be scheduled at least one week in advance.
Free Art Gallery Tour with Hands-on Activities in Kansas City

MAKEMobile (Grade levels K through 12)

The MakeMobile mobile art classroom is available to bring hands-on arts education to your school or organization for a single visit or multi-week sessions. Staffed by experienced, visual artists and educators, the MakeMobile has the equipment and materials needed for classes and can transport the finished pieces to Red Star for firing. Sessions offer focused classes in ceramics, mixed media, sculpture, textiles, and more! We’re available to discuss ways to incorporate MakeMobile lessons into your classroom curriculum. For more information, contact Youth Education Coordinator, Brenda Brinkhous-Hatch ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) via e-mail or phone at 816-474-7316.
MAKEMobile - A mobile art classroom in Kansas City

Visiting Artist Program (Educators and students of all grade levels)

Red Star Studios staff and resident artists are available to give presentations, demonstrations and workshops to students and educators. Instruction and information on a number of topics is available through demonstrations on process and specific techniques, teacher in-service workshops, student portfolio reviews, presentations about arts as a career, and more. This program is available at Red Star or at a site of your choosing. For more information about cost and programming, contact Youth Education Coordinator, Brenda Brinkhous-Hatch ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) via e-mail or phone at 816-474-7316.
Visiting Artists for information and instruction in Kansas City

Professional Development for Educators (CURRENT Educators of all grade levels)

Red Star Studios offers teachers both graduate credit and professional development credit for its regular workshop series. These workshops revolve around clay-specific creative and technical development.

We also offer teacher-specific Professional Development Workshops that involve an in-depth explanation of basic kiln maintenance and repair, helpful suggestions for safety, cleanliness and organization while using clay in the art classroom; as well as an engaging creative hands-on clay exercise. These workshops can organized for small groups of 6+ or entire districts with 50+ participants.

For more information about upcoming workshops where credits can be earned, contact Studio Manager, Tommy Frank ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) via e-mail or phone at 816-474-7316.



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Red Star Studios
2100 Walnut St
Kansas City, MO 64108

@ Belger Crane Yard Studios

Red Star Studios
2011 Tracy Ave
Kansas City, MO 64108

Contact Information

816.474.7316
gallery@redstarstudios.org
www.RedStarStudios.org

 

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