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Ceramics Outreach Program: Berea Walk with the Arts

Walk with the Arts: Fourth Grade Craft Outreach Program

Fourth grade is a spectacular frame of mind. The energy, bravery, and creativity of the children I talked to and demonstrated for never faltered, despite the pouring rain! I spotted similarities in each group and compared them with my own fourth grade experience: I saw the class clown (which was me!), the super-smart-shy-girl, and even that restless trouble maker. And amazingly, every student that I presented to…

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Added by Duncan Blount on January 12, 2013 at 12:55pm — No Comments

The Berea College Ceramic Apprenticeship Program

Berea College Ceramic Apprenticeship Program: Shaping Excellence

            Berea College, a small liberal arts college in central Kentucky, supports a variety of beneficent programs, but one in particular glimmers out among the rest. In 1970, the Berea College Craft department instated the Ceramic Apprenticeship Program. This addition to Berea’s traditional folk arts offered, and continues to offer today, a way for students to hone a both professional, and personally…

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Added by Duncan Blount on January 12, 2013 at 11:56am — 1 Comment

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