Enrico Tonti Elementary School
Music House, Inc School of Performing Arts
Grant Amount: 10,000
Music House School of Performing Arts will provide a visual artist to create permanent art installations with fourth grade students. The resident artist will work with the fourth grade science teachers to design a natural sciences unit which explores an ecosystem within our region. Students will draw as part of their research. The resident artist and the students will use the drawings to compose a set of murals for the school.Students will receive visual arts instruction married to scientific study, complete a portfolio of wildlife drawings, compose and execute a public mural, attend a field trip to the Field Museum of Natural History, and organize a public unveiling of their work.