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Thinking Outside the Box City

Thursday, February 13, 2020


Presented by Hector LaSala

For teachers of grades 3–12

“Box City” is an urban planning activity that was started by architects and educators to help students develop an understanding of the built environment. Drawing inspiration from the Hilliard University Art Museum’s exhibition, BOX-CITY, by Robert C. Tannen, this workshop will explore the processes that have shaped our built environment and the lessons to be discovered about what a community is and how it works. Participants will create their own box city and discover ideas for the classroom, such as exploring local history and culture, the natural environment, social and civic engagement, as well as geometry and mapping skills.

About Professional Development Workshops

Professional Development Workshops demonstrate practical and proven techniques for teaching in the arts, about the arts and through the arts.

  • Fee: $5 per registrant. LPSS educators: FREE! Registration is paid by LPSS.
  • All materials and a light meal included.
  • Most workshops carry CLU credit.
  • Most workshops take place at Acadiana Center for the Arts.
  • To register, call 337-233-7060 or email Or register on LPSS’ WisdomWhere.
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  • Type: Arts In Education,Professional Development
  • Time: February 13, 2020 - 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Venue:Hilliard University Art Museum
  • Duration:3 Hours

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