free art classes for children and families
HELD AT THE UW-STOUT LIBRARY!

registration is open for fall, 2018
REGISTER FOR THE CLASSES THAT FIT YOUR SCHEDULE

  • CHILDREN’S ART CLUB - K-8 ART CLASSES

  • “p.a.i.n.t. saturdays” - K-5 art classes*

  • "canvas creations" - parent/child painting classeS*

Does your child enjoy drawing, painting, and creating things?  Arts Integration Menomonie (A.I.M) offers FREE ART CLASSES at UW-Stout!  As part of A.I.M.'s P.A.I.N.T. program (Program for Arts Integration for New Teachers), UW-Stout students who are learning to become teachers gain hands-on teaching experiences in arts-based community classes.  We welcome community members from the Menomonie area and beyond to participate, free of charge.

* “CANVAS CREATIONS” FAMILY PAINTING CLASSES and P.A.I.N.T. SATURDAYS K-5 ART CLASSES have a limit of 20 PARTICIPANTS PER SESSION, and REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. if a session fills, you will automatically be added to the wait list.

TUESDAYS, 6-7PM
UW-STOUT LIBRARY
NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED
SEE POSTER ABOVE FOR FALL SCHEDULE

SATURDAYS, 12:30PM - SESSION ONE
OR 1:30PM - SESSION TWO

UW-STOUT LIBRARY
REGISTRATION REQUIRED
SEE POSTER ABOVE FOR DATES

SUNDAYS, 6-8PM
UW-STOUT LIBRARY
REGISTRATION REQUIRED
SEE POSTER ABOVE FOR DATES

 Children’s Art Club - Tuesdays, 6-7pm - UW-Stout library, 2nd Floor

Children’s Art Club - Tuesdays, 6-7pm - UW-Stout library, 2nd Floor

 P.A.I.N.T. Saturdays - Saturdays, 12:30pm and 1:30pm - UW-Stout Library, 2nd Floor

P.A.I.N.T. Saturdays - Saturdays, 12:30pm and 1:30pm - UW-Stout Library, 2nd Floor

 Canvas Creations - Sundays, 6-8pm, UW-Stout Library, 2nd Floor

Canvas Creations - Sundays, 6-8pm, UW-Stout Library, 2nd Floor


P.A.I.N.T. INTERNSHIP APPLICATION for EDUCATION MAJORS at uw-stout

we are accepting applications for spring 2019

 P.A.I.N.T. Intern, Marko Pechnik (ART ED) - P.A.I.N.T. International, art classes taught to local children and children in Botswana, Africa (via Skype).

P.A.I.N.T. Intern, Marko Pechnik (ART ED) - P.A.I.N.T. International, art classes taught to local children and children in Botswana, Africa (via Skype).

 P.A.I.N.T. Intern, Sami Cromer (ECE) - Boys and Girls Club, Arts and Crafts (fiber arts and jewelry making)

P.A.I.N.T. Intern, Sami Cromer (ECE) - Boys and Girls Club, Arts and Crafts (fiber arts and jewelry making)

  • Are you a University of Wisconsin- Stout student who is learning to become a teacher? 

  • Are you interested in opportunities to practice teaching in an educational setting with children?

  • Are you interested in enhancing your abilities to use the arts in your teaching?

  • Are you interested in developing lessons and/or getting ideas for lessons that incorporate creative processes?

  • Are you interested in a paid position through the university, which aligns with your course schedule; supports your professional development; and looks great on a teaching resume?

Arts Integration Menomonie (A.I.M.) invites UW-Stout students who are learning to become teachers to participate in P.A.I.N.T. (Program for Arts Integration for New Teachers. In paid internships, university students teach arts-based classes in the community, developing and teaching their own lessons to children.

P.A.I.N.T. prepares emerging teachers at UW-Stout by providing authentic environments and experiences for hands-on teaching that involves arts learning as a central focus. Teacher candidates gain competence and confidence in teaching, while they perform a service to the community through their art class offering.

Interns earn approximately $13.50/hour ($500 per 35-40 hour internship).

 P.A.I.N.T. Intern, Sara Sampson (ART ED) - Dunn County Jail, Expressive Art with watercolor

P.A.I.N.T. Intern, Sara Sampson (ART ED) - Dunn County Jail, Expressive Art with watercolor

 P.A.I.N.T. Intern, Abby Nauman (ECE) - Rocky’s K-2 after school program, Creative movement and yoga

P.A.I.N.T. Intern, Abby Nauman (ECE) - Rocky’s K-2 after school program, Creative movement and yoga


COMMUNITY PARTNER APPLICATION

WE ARE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS from menomonie organizations to partner with a.i.m. and offer arts-based experiences at their site

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 Community Partner: Dunn County Jail

Community Partner: Dunn County Jail

Is your organization (for-profit or non-profit) interested in offering arts-based classes to its members?
Or perhaps your organization is interested in a large-scale art installation at its location? 

A.I.M partners with local organizations and schools through its P.A.I.N.T. (Program for Arts Integration for New Teachers) internships.  In collaboration with your organization, A.I.M. offers customized arts experiences to your members by hiring students at UW-Stout in teacher preparation programs (Art Education, Early Childhood Education, Special Education, etc.) to teach classes.

 Mosaic mural art installation

Mosaic mural art installation

For approximately 40+ hours over the course of a semester, your community organization gains 1-2 high-quality interns (pre-service teachers) to teach weekly arts-based classes or to install/perform a large-scale work of art at your site. The “work of art” is of your choosing and may include visual arts, theater, dance, music, storytelling, or any creative mode of expression. 

This collaborative partnership between UW- Stout and its surrounding community provides university students with hands-on teaching experiences, while community organizations gain high-quality arts instruction for its members (and/or an art installation at its site).  A.I.M. funds interns’ stipends and may cover additional costs for supplies and resources.

If you wish to join A.I.M.’s P.A.I.N.T. program as community partner, please apply below, or contact program director, Tami Weiss at weissta@uwstout.edu.


TEACHING ARTIST APPLICATION

WE ARE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS from professional artists with experience in teaching settings

 Teaching artist, Kris Winter - Performing Arts, Storytelling, Creative Writing

Teaching artist, Kris Winter - Performing Arts, Storytelling, Creative Writing

Are you a professional artist with experience working with young people in educational settings? 
Do you have a flexible schedule to work upon request during the school day?

A.I.M.’s teaching artists are:

  • Highly-skilled professional artists in a specialized art form (visual art, music, theater, dance, etc.)

  • Proficient at teaching their art form to others, focusing on a creative skill set that may be learned and enhanced through practice by adults (teachers) and children (students).

  • Motivated, enthusiastic, and animated presenters, masterful at communicating with and engaging young people.

  • Creative thinkers and planners of arts-based learning experiences that connect with other subject area learning.

  • Collaborators who are able to CO- ideate, CO- plan, and CO- teach alongside a classroom teacher.


Interested in becoming a Teaching Artist with A.I.M.? Apply below, or contact Kris Winter, A.I.M. Teaching Artist Coordinator, at kristine_winter@msd.k12.wi.us.

 Teaching artist, Kobi Shaw - Circus Arts

Teaching artist, Kobi Shaw - Circus Arts

 Teaching artist, Babatunde Lea - Percussion

Teaching artist, Babatunde Lea - Percussion

 Teaching artist, Beau Janke - Music (vocal and instrumental), Song writing

Teaching artist, Beau Janke - Music (vocal and instrumental), Song writing