Did you know that arts education aids students in skills needed in life and the workplace: flexibility, the ability to solve problems and communicate, the ability to learn new skills, to be creative and innovative?
And that youth who participate in arts and creativity learning are:
On Tuesday, June 6, the Chuck Jones Gallery in San Diego hosted a reception for the publication and release of "Presence: An Invitation to Be Your Creative and Authentic Self". This anthology along with related stop-motion animated films were the product of a collaboration between the nonprofit Words Alive! of San Diego County and the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity.
Linda Jones Clough continues to sort through her archive of memorabilia and ephemera to share with us. In this photo, taken in 1941 at Mammoth Lake, we find Chuck Jones, standing far right back row, with members of his Unit A taking a holiday at California's Mammoth Lake. Back row from left: Ben Washam, Harry (last name unkown), Alta Harris (wife of Ken Harris), Beverly Monroe (wife of Phil Monroe) and Chuck Jones. Front row: Rudy Larriva, Phil Monroe, Katherine (last name unknown), and Edeline Washam (Ben's wife).
Learn from the best!
In conjunction with the Art Institute of Orange County, the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity is pleased to present a storyboard workshop with John Ramirez at the Art Institute of Orange County on Saturday, July 8 and Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 9 AM to 12 PM. The workshop on the 8th is designed for students 13 and younger; the one on the 15th for students, ages 14-19. The workshops are limited to only 24 participants. Reserve your space today by clicking here.
Words Alive, a leading literacy organization, provides integrative literary programming within 16 classrooms in Momentum Learning (formerly Juvenile Court & Community Schools), which includes a book club, writing program and annual arts project. Through this comprehensive programming, students experience attitudinal shifts toward reading, their education and futures, in addition to building upon their vocabulary, critical thinking, literary analysis and soft-skills.