The Big Idea IV: Stretch & Explore

The Big Idea IV: Stretch & Explore | June 23 - August 26 | Latino Arts AuditoriumJune 23 - August 31

Opening Reception: Thursday, June 23 | 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

The Big Idea IV: Stretch & Explore is an exhibition commemorating the ALMA (Avanzando Lectura y Matematicas a traves del Arte/ Advancing Literacy and Math through Art) Program, which showcases the artistic knowledge and skill of Bruce-Guadalupe Elementary and Middle School students in 3rd through 8th grades.

The range of students’ ALMA experiences during the 2015-2016 school year will be on display including curriculum, information about visiting artists, images of lessons in progress, and student artworks.

From 2010-2014, ALMA was largely made possible by an Arts in Education Model Development and Dissemination grant from the U.S. Department of Education. In 2014, the College Board recognized ALMA for Excellence and Innovation in the Arts, in the category of Arts Integration. In 2015, Wisconsin Art Educators Association awarded Bruce-Guadalupe Community School the James A. Schwalbach Award for Outstanding Contributions by as Institution to Art Education.

Information about 2013's The Big Idea exhibition is available online here, information about 2014's The Big Idea II: Making Connections is here, and information about 2015's The Big Idea III: Envisioning is here.

Exhibitions in the Latino Arts Gallery are open to the public Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. for a donation of $1.



This program is supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds
from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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