As part of an innovative after-school residency, 5th graders in Newport News have unveiled 3D artistic creations that are the result of weeks of brainstorming, teamwork, and hands-on design. Four teams of students at George J. McIntosh Elementary School created prototypes that address social issues, presenting their models to educators, community leaders, Arts for Learning […]
Master storyteller Sheila Arnold has provided storytelling, character interpretation, and professional development programs at schools, churches, libraries, professional organizations, and museums in 41 states since 2003. Ms. Sheila, as she’s known, is a member of the Virginia Storytelling Alliance and has been a featured storyteller at many storytelling festivals. She was honored as Arts for Learning’s Artist of the Year in 2010. In January 2020, Ms. Sheila was a George Washington’s Mount Vernon Research Fellow where she deepened her knowledge of many details of the historical characters she portrays.