The Warehouse Arts District Association is dedicated to bringing our members education programs that will inspire and teach new skills. Below are some of the programs that have been recorded so that you can learn on your own schedule.
Look for exciting news about the launch of WADA ART TUBS
WADA ART TUBS
Youth Outreach to Local Elementary Schools and the Boys & Girls Club of America at the Royal Theater in Collaboration with Foundation for a Healthy St. Pete
The Warehouse Arts District Association is wrapping up the development of WADA Art Tubs for selected K-5 art teachers to use in their classrooms to support their established curriculum. The project focuses on six art focused buildings in St. Petersburg with remarkable architecture.
“Tubs” exist for math and science and not yet for art. The goal is to provide an art experience that supports the established classroom structure by sharing WADA resources and highlighting the talent of 15 WADA member artists.
All will fit in a plastic tub, the size a 5-year-old can carry independently, with artisan crafted wooden blocks of various shapes and architectural details, natural finish and sealer for easy cleaning and disinfecting.
The four sides of each WADA Art Tub has a photograph, simple line drawing and artist rendering of each of the six art-focused St. Pete buildings. Each tub will include an artist statement and headshot for all 15 commissioned artists involved as well as varied directions for each grade level and descriptions of each building.
The art-focused inspiration buildings are:
Dali Museum Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum
Museum of Fine Art Museum of American Arts and Crafts Movement
Royal Theater Palladium
Considering the impact of COVID on schools, our best hope is to launch the tubs for the Fall 2021 school year.