Arts for Learning

Arts for Learning

Arts for Learning engages children with the arts by bringing teaching artists into schools and communities. We believe in the arts and their ability to transform education. We believe that when learning is enriched with the arts, students get more out of school.

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Prince Among Slaves

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Program description

Students will meet Abdul Rahman Ibrahima, a West African Muslim prince and military commander. Rahman was captured by his enemies, sold to slave traders, endured the Middle Passage, and eventually taken to a plantation near Natchez, Mississippi. After 40 years of enslavement, he was freed by order of President John Quincy Adams and continued on to strengthen the abolitionist movement.

Program Detail

Program type: In-School Performance
Artistic Discipline: History & Heritage, Theatre
Cultural Origin: African/African Diaspora
Subject: Social Studies
Population served: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Adults
Bilingual: No
 Available dates:

Arts for Learning will work with you to find scheduling options. Contact Angela Yetter at ayetter@artsforlearningindiana.org or 317-925-4043 x114

Location(s):

Arts for Learning teaching artists come to you. No field trip is required.

Fees / Ticketing:

Single performance: $480

Double performance: $733

IDOE STANDARDS

SOCIAL STUDIES:
Standard 1 - History
Standard 3 - Geography

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes

PHOTOS

  • Khabir Shareef

Cancellation Policy

Arts for Learning would very much like to discuss rescheduling, before cancelling. Partial payment may be necessary depending on timing of decision to cancel. Contact Angela Yetter at ayetter@artsforlearningindiana.org or 317-925-4043 x114

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