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Research confirms that learning in and through the arts prepare students for school, life, and work. Summer is a blank canvas for creativity and self-expression through music, literature, dance, theater, visual arts, and so much more. Learn from leaders who are sparking the imaginations and muses that delight the spirit of children this summer.
Feel the power of love…of the arts and for our children. A special performance awaits you.
Many do not realize how vital art is to the learning process of all learners. Research confirms that the arts prepare students for school, life, and work. Summer is a blank canvas for creativity and self-expression through music, literature, dance, theater, visual arts, and so much more. Spark the imagination and a muse that delights the spirit of a child or an adult.

#SummerMatters #FGLNSummer #SummerLearningDays

Featured Partner: Flint Institute of Arts

The Flint Institute of Arts is the second largest art museum in Michigan and is committed to making art available, approachable, and accessible to all. As the third largest museum-connected community art school in the country, the FIA Art School runs at full capacity, seven days a week, offering 180 art classes, educator workshops, and studio demonstrations for participants ranging in age from toddlers to senior citizens. It schedules more than 45 curriculum-based PreK-12 and homeschool programs serving tens of thousands of children through various workshops, programs, and platforms. 

Check out their Children & Families "LEARN" Page

Additional Featured Partners:

Greater Flint Arts Council https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=greater%20flint%20arts%20council 

Comma Bookstore & Social Hub  https://www.facebook.com/commabookstore 

Sarvis Park Neighborhood Association https://www.facebook.com/sarvispark 

Genesee County Parks & Recreation  https://www.facebook.com/GeneseeCountyParks

Flint Institute Of Arts https://www.facebook.com/flint.institute.arts 

Flint Institute Of Music https://www.facebook.com/flintinstituteofmusic 

Flint Repertory Theatre https://www.facebook.com/FlintRepertoryTheatre 

Flint School of Performing Arts https://www.facebook.com/flintschoolofperformingarts 

Communities First Inc. https://www.facebook.com/communitiesfirstinc

Black Art: In the Absence of Light (2021) | Official Trailer | HBO

The Great Masterpieces of Art & Music

Greater Flint COVID-19 Community Scrapbook

The Greater Flint community is living through a difficult moment in history, and our stories need to be documented. Sloan Museum is preserving our community’s stories today, so that people in the future can understand what we experienced and how we coped during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020.
Your story is an important part of our community's history. We hope you will record your thoughts, emotions, and experiences during the pandemic and share your stories with us. Please submit your journals, art, videos, and photographs.

 

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Flint School of Performing Arts Virtual Camp

Summer Zoom camp programs, through age-appropriate instruction, encourage students to explore their musical strengths and interests

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Flint Institute of Music

collaborated to provide live music, art demonstrations, and food and drinks every Friday at the Flint Institute Of Arts Patio

Flint Insitute of Arts

 

   offers an active schedule of events for members and the general public throughout the year including: the Flint Art Fair, Holiday Walk, art auctions, wine tasting, and beer tasting. FIA members receive invitations to attend opening events, which include special lectures and receptions for temporary exhibitions.

Flint Repertory Theater Summer Camp

Summer theater camps give young actors the opportunity to immerse themselves in what it takes to bring a play to life.

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FSPA

25 Murals

25 short audio plays from some of the most exciting national and local playwrights. Each play corresponds with a different mural located around the city of Flint

Arts and Learning Kids TV Show

Young Audiences of Maryland

This Arts & Learning Kids TV show brings school lessons to life in your living room every weekend with fun and engaging arts-based learning! Episodes are tailored to lessons by grade levels: Explorers, Discoverers, and Adventurers!

Watch Now

Tips for Avoiding Summer Learning Loss

Music & Arts (Blog/Article)

Summer learning loss can affect a student’s music skills. After all, knowing how to read music and play an instrument is a skill that takes plenty of time and practice. Fortunately, Summer Brain Drain in math, science, reading and music can be prevented.

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8 Resources for Parents to
Promote Summer Learning

NWEA (Blog/Article)

Need tips in avoiding the summer slide? Parents can explore these eight, free online resources so that summer is a time of learning and growth (as well as relaxation!).

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Learning Through Art

Sesame Street in Communities

Creating art gives children an opportunity to express themselves. Art can help bring science, math, and literacy concepts to life, and help kids develop important self-regulation skills. Fostering an appreciation of art and teaching basics can help kids succeed in school…and in life!

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Comma Bookstore & Social Hub

dubbed July Hip-Hop Culture Month.

 

 

 

Sarvis Park Neighborhood Association

Music performances from peoples' front porches.

 

 

Greater Flint Art Council

sponsoring the Flint jazz festival which features performances by local, regional and international jazz musicians. The atmosphere is completed by food, beverage and hard goods vendors.

 

 

 

 

Berston Fieldhouse 

hosting Chosen Few Arts Council, a variety of fine arts programming.

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