DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative
DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative  
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heartArtwork by student at Martha's Table   
DC Art and Humanities Education Collaborative


1001 G Street, NW


Suite 1000W


Washington, DC 20001


e: info@dccollaborative.org


p: 202.879.9327




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Deadline Extension for the 
National Cherry Blossom Festival
 The Deadline has been extended to Friday, March 1st!
Please drop off the artwork at one of the following locations:
Amanda Rogers
Jefferson Middle School 
801 7th Street SW 
Washington, DC 20024 
Kristen Hayes 
Savoy Elementary School
2400 Shannon Place SE
 Washington, DC 20020

Karen Daniels 
Fillmore Arts Center (East) 
915 Spring Road, NW (3rd Floor) 
Washington, DC 20010 
Cheryl Jones 
EW Stokes PCS
 3700 Oakview Terrace, NE
 Washington, DC 20017

Tracey Alperstein
DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative
1001 G Street, NW, Suite 1000W (10th floor)
Washington, DC 20001 
Arts Education featured in the 
Washington Post Magazine on Friday
Savoy Elementary School Featured

Congratulations to Savoy Elementary School, Principal Patrick Pope, and some of our Members for being featured in the Washington Post Magazine for enriching the lives of students and providing access to high-quality cultural programs!

View the article HERE
UMD NEW Study Abroad Opportunity:  
International Approaches to Drama in Education 

  (July 15 -July 30)


This exciting two week trip to Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland will provide daily hands-on workshops for educators/facilitators interested in broadening their knowledge of how to use drama in education strategies and conventions to maximize their work with participants in diverse learning environments.  The international focus of this course includes multiple opportunities for cultural exchanges, theatre outings, and dialogue around transnational priorities in arts education.  This graduate course (4 credits) sponsored by the University of Maryland will be delivered in hybrid form as a combination of on-line modules and meetings, as well as intensive classroom instruction led by prominent international figures in the field.   


For more information please contact:

 Linda Krakaur- Lkrakaur@umd.edu


Application deadline-   March 1 at http://ter.ps/suirdramaedu  
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   Conversations in Jazz with 
DC's Own Bassist Ben Williams
Master Class
 Co-presented by the DC Jazz Festival and THEARC

 Location: THEARC
Date: Friday, March 22
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Duration: 60 minutes
Grades: 4-12
Students learn about jazz through the music and storytelling about life as a jazz musician.  This one-hour, interactive session will focus on rhythmic, melody, harmony, jazz history and improvisation. Q and A session will follow. Teachers that wish for their students to play should contact: Anu Thapa anu@dcjazzfest.org
Tickets are FREE but transportation is not provided.
Click HERE to register.  Please register by March 11th.


Jazz Meets Hip Hop
 Concert/ Workshop
Presented by the DC Jazz Festival

This interactive concert/workshop demonstrates the musical and historical connections between jazz and hip hop music and gives students and teachers an understanding of the unifying American musical forms. Q and A session will follow.


 Location: THEARC 

Date: Wednesday, June 5
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Duration: 75 minutes
Grades: 4-12

Tickets are FREE but transportation is not provided. 


Email Anu Thapa, anu@dcjazzfest.org to register!