Trainers are available to offer onsite training throughout the year.
A school may offer professional development for its staff or sponsor
a workshop for area teachers.
length: Workshops range from 2 to 3 days to a full 5 to
10 day summer institute.
length: Typically runs from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with
a 30-minute lunch break. Participants should bring a bag lunch and
wear clothes they don't mind getting paint on.
of Participants: A minimum of 15 teachers is required to
offer onsite training. Space permitting, 30 or more participants
Space Needs: All workshops require a room: 1) large enough to accommodate tables and chairs to seat participants, 2) that darkens in order to watch projected video, and 3) with a water supply nearby. Image-Making Workshops require 16 long tables and space to hang a drying line as well as lay painted papers flat to dry.
2-day Workshop: $350 per participant
3-day Workshop: $450 per participant
4-day Workshop: $550 per participant
5-day Workshop: $690 per participant
Institute costs will vary depending on the number of workshop days.
*All fees include instructional materials and all art materials
used during the workshop. Hosting site is responsible for trainer's
travel expenses (mileage, meals, lodging, airfare if applicable).
Courtesy of Office of Community Arts Partnerships, Columbia College,
Chicago; Julio Flores