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Green Street teaching artists have come together in one last visual display to celebrate the rich relationships and valuable experiences they have gained while working at Green Street.   Painters, printmakers, crafts people and makers of all kinds, they have generously given of their time, their talents, and their love to the Green Street community.  […]

This month we will be displaying Dena Winkleman Matthews’ Illuminating Science, an exhibit where the artist’s personal fascination with nature and art, her passion for learning, and her desire to master artistic techniques all neatly coalesce in the medical and scientific visualizations that she creates.  From detailed pen and ink drawings to sophisticated computer renderings, her array of scientific […]

Jon Eastman is a Bloomfield, Connecticut based artist that focuses on object making.  He is currently working simultaneously on 3 different series— a group of box constructions incorporating found objects and post-consumer materials, a series of wall relief pieces that explore form and color, and collage works of cut up acrylics on paper and board. This piece will be featured […]

Cassia Cogger harnesses the inherent simplicity and harmony of the circle as a means for personal storytelling and for connecting with the inner self.  She is the author of the newly published, Creating Personal Mandalas: Story Circle Techniques in Watercolor and Mixed Media, where she shares exercises in self-exploration via the endless possibilities of creating within the circle.  Cogger heralds the circle as the most basic of shapes– one that can […]

Our Discovery AfterSchool Instructors share stories from their classes in this guest blog series Discovery AfterSchool Stories. For more information on our AfterSchool Program, please visit – http://wesleyan.edu/greenstreet/youth/afterschool.html. Musical Storytelling By: Anna Flurry A drum machine sets up a rhythm as students take turns playing along on their instruments and making their own beatboxing sounds. […]

  Dan is a professor of photography at Manchester Community College. His exhibit “Natural Selection” is a modern-day photographic homage to the Cabinet of Curiosities.  The images are larger than life and highly detailed, presenting cultural artifacts and natural objects often in juxtaposition, featuring, among other things, insects, plants, skeletal remains, and other material “selected from […]

Our Discovery AfterSchool Instructors share stories from their classes in this guest blog series Discovery AfterSchool Stories. For more information on our AfterSchool Program, please visit – http://wesleyan.edu/greenstreet/youth/afterschool.html. By: Peter Van Siclen In musical storytelling we have been playing live music behind books, recording sound tracks on the computer, and writing original story songs. In […]

Our Discovery AfterSchool Instructors share stories from their classes in this guest blog series Discovery AfterSchool Stories. For more information on our AfterSchool Program, please visit – http://wesleyan.edu/greenstreet/youth/afterschool.html. By: Peter Van Siclen In Boomwhackers we have been combining the sound of tuned plastic tubes with stomping dance moves to create harmonic beats. The class has […]

Green Street is looking for a Wesleyan Student with strong content understanding of mathematics and an interest in education. The Intel Math Internship is 8 weeks (June 26 – August 18, 2017) and full time (40 hours a week). The pay is $4,000 for the full internship. Intel Math is an intense math course for […]

Our Discovery AfterSchool Instructors share stories from their classes in this guest blog series Discovery AfterSchool Stories. For more information on our AfterSchool Program, please visit – http://wesleyan.edu/greenstreet/youth/afterschool.html. By: Anna Flurry The Time Traveler’s Club began the AfterSchool semester with a trip to ancient Egypt!! The kids got to learn about the Nile, the pyramids, […]

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