AEMS Maryland Arts Integration Network:             The Arts and MakerSpaces

Event Description

The Arts Education in Maryland Schools Alliance is thrilled to be hosting the first Maryland Arts Integration Network (MAIN) event of 2017, "The Arts and MakerSpaces." The purpose of this event is to explore how MakerSpaces enhance arts integrated instruction and learning in schools. The event will include a hands-on experience in the MakerSpace "Fab Lab" at City Neighbors and a discussion of best practices on how maker education enhances curriculum in arts integration and arts education. Participants will leave this event with tools and inspiration on how to incorporate the MakerSpace activities into curriculum through hands-on guidance by Justin Eames, FabLab Director at City Neighbors, and Matt Barinholtz from FutureMakers. In the afternoon, there will be guided tours of Open Works Baltimore to learn about the exciting opportunities for students, educators, and makers of all ages.

Target Audience:
- School Administrators
- Arts Integration Teachers
- Arts Teachers
- Classroom Teachers
- Media Specialists
- STEM Teachers

Where: City Neighbors High School, Baltimore MD,
5609 Sefton Ave, Baltimore, MD 21214
When: Friday, February 17th, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Registration Fee: $30
Breakfast will be provided.

Extend your maker experience by attending UMBC’s 11th Annual Arts Integration Conference the next day. Makers, Shakers, and Boundary Breakers: Blending Curriculum and Creativity through Arts Integration will be held Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 8:45-3:00 on the UMBC campus. Highlights include an interactive keynote, morning and afternoon break-out sessions, and an optional field trip to the Maryland Science Center. Registration fee $30. Lunch is included. For more information, contact Barbara Bounre at or visit
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Dual Registration for "The Arts and MakerSpaces" and "Makers, Shakers, and Boundary Breakers: Blending Curriculum and Creativity through Arts Integration"             
Registration Fee: $40

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