How to Engage Young Learners with Online Arts Education

Thursday, Aug 06, 6 pm to 7 pm
Free with RSVP

Join CMA on August 6 at 6 PM ET for a virtual interactive workshop exploring strategies and ideas on how to inspire young children (ages 1-5) and their families in this new era of online engagement. Participants will discuss the pros, cons, and challenges of online arts education and how virtual art-making can be a positive tool in creative development. We will cover basic early creative development and benchmarks, as well as presenting  the “how” and “why” of the Museum’s approach to early learners and artists. Have markers and paper ready as we explore the FUNdamentals of online art-making! This event is led by Tom Burnett, CMA Director of Early Childhood Education.

This event is free, with a suggested donation of $13. Please RSVP to Abbigail at for the access link.

Tom Burnett has led a 30+ year career as a Teaching Artist and Educator working with young children in the arts. Tom was a Head Teacher at the 92nd Street Y for over 15 years, and has been the Director of Early Childhood Education at CMA since 1998. He has consulted for many organizations, from University of Illinois to Dubai, and has led countless Professional Development workshops, as well as presenting at the National Early Childhood Convention. Tom also works as a musician / performance creator and director.

Please Note: Event times are listed in Eastern Time (ET). This event is intended for adults.

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