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The Art Bento Program at the Hawaii State Art Museum (HiSAM)

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Funding Source:

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Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (HSFCA)

Deadline Date:

03/12/21 4:00 PM HST

Description:

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Opportunity for Hawaii elementary public and charter schools in eligible areas to participate in an arts-themed field trip and learning experience. This program consists of professional development for teachers, a visit to an art museum, and a classroom visit by an artist. Eligible applicants are located in Oahu. The goal of the program is to actively engage students and teachers through activities connected to current arts standards and ELA Common Core Standards.

The Art Bento Program uses the Hawai’i State Museum (HiSAM) as an active learning laboratory for students in grades 2-6 Oʻahu public and public charter schools. The program theme is “Responding to Art.” Works of art on display in the museum galleries are used as a catalyst for inquiry-based student learning in literacy, visual and performing arts. 

A Unique 4-Part Museum Learning Experience:

  1. A professional development session for teachers (1 hour). A trained Teaching Artist (TA) models the responding process of ODIE: Observe, Describe, Interpret and cite Evidence for thinking. Classroom teachers then practice facilitating conversations using this engagement strategy, which corresponds to Depth of Knowledge (DOK) Levels 3 & 4 thinking. 
  2. A classroom visit follows, with students introduced to ODIE by “their” TA, followed by the start of a standards-based fine art lesson. 
  3. The Museum visit: Students experience an inquiry-based guided tour in HiSAM’s galleries, practice ODIE, and continue art-making with their TA. An “I Love Art Gallery” visit provides hands-on learning and a snack provides sustenance.
  4. Art Bento concludes with a final classroom visit by the TA. Participants reflect on connections made through the museum visit (seeing the real art) and the art-making experience; concepts and vocabulary are reviewed.

The Art Bento Concept is compact, cohesive, and modular. Each segment complements the last and scaffolds to the next. Inquiry-based activities connect to current Fine Arts and ELA Common Core Standards.

Art Bento Objectives:

  • Increase opportunities for arts education
  • Develop literacy through the arts using arts-based inquiry strategies;
  • Actively engage students and teachers through observation, discussion, and critical thinking.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 153600

Estimated Size of Grant:

There is no cost to schools to participate in the program. In addition, the program also provides funds for bus transportation to the museum.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All Oahu elementary public and charter schools are eligible. At the time of application, a school must have been in operation, providing services to its students, for a minimum of one semester. First time applications may take precedence over those from schools that have participated two years in a row.

Requirements for School Selection:

For the 2021-22 school year, schools will be selected based on the following requirements:
1. A minimum of six classes is required to participate in the Art Bento Program @ HiSAM. Classes must be grouped by grade level, i.e. (3) Grade 4 classes, (3) Grade 5 classes.
2. Only one application per school with a maximum of 12 classes to be served.

For additional information about requirements for school selection, see: https://sfca.hawaii.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Art-Bento-Application-School-Year-2022_rev-01-20-2021.pdf#page=1

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due on Friday, March 12, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. Hawaiʻi Standard Time (HST).

Art Bento applications may be submitted by email, mail, or fax to Lei Ahsing at the Hawaiʻi Arts Alliance.

The Foundation highly recommends a team approach when completing the application form with the participation/input of at least one representative from each grade level applying.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit applications to:
Lei Ahsing
Hawaiʻi Arts Alliance
PO Box 3948
Honolulu HI 96812-3948
Email: Lei@HawaiiArtsAlliance.org
FAX: (808) 526-9040

Telephone: (808) 533-2787

For additional information:
Susan Hogan, Museum Educator
(808) 586-9958
Susan.M.Hogan@hawaii.gov

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