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Project Title

Bound together, connecting generations through stories

Presentation Type

Tri-fold Display

Project Summary

Students of foundations in art education went to Waterloo senior center, they interacted and listened to senior citizens. Students collected stories from the senior citizens about growing up in The Cedar Valley and the changes that happened over the years. After that art education students worked with Metro homeschool network to create artwork inspired by these stories. On April 11 the artwork will be exhibited at the Waterloo senior center. Senior citizens, UNI art education students and homeschool students will be invited to the opening as a way to connect the three generations. Also, Blessed Maria Assunta Middle School students created blank journals to be sold as a way to raise money for the Meals on Wheels program in Black Hawk County.

Start Date

19-4-2018 9:00 AM

End Date

19-4-2018 10:30 AM

Event Host

UNI Office of Undergraduate Studies

Department

Department of Art

Award Category

Service Learning/Live Client Project Award (Curricular)

Award Category

Research-Based Project Award

Award Category

Commitment to Service Award (Faculty/Staff Only)

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Apr 19th, 9:00 AM Apr 19th, 10:30 AM

Bound together, connecting generations through stories

Students of foundations in art education went to Waterloo senior center, they interacted and listened to senior citizens. Students collected stories from the senior citizens about growing up in The Cedar Valley and the changes that happened over the years. After that art education students worked with Metro homeschool network to create artwork inspired by these stories. On April 11 the artwork will be exhibited at the Waterloo senior center. Senior citizens, UNI art education students and homeschool students will be invited to the opening as a way to connect the three generations. Also, Blessed Maria Assunta Middle School students created blank journals to be sold as a way to raise money for the Meals on Wheels program in Black Hawk County.