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Corning-Elmira CCC Showcase 2022

Corning-Elmira Teacher and Artist Showcase November 19, 2022 | 10:00 am-12:00pm | FREE to attend The Rockwell Museum | 111 Cedar St. Corning, NY  Welcome to the CCC Showcase. Experience important local artforms and learn what happened when educators included guest...

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2022 AFS Report

As the national arts service organization for folk arts and education, we share to the field our activities to coincide with the American Folklore Society. Find our 2021 Annual Report available at:...

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Mid-Hudson CCC Showcase 2022

Mid-Hudson Teacher and Artist Showcase November 18, 2022 | 5:30 pm-7:30pm | FREE to attend Hudson River Maritime Museum | 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY  Experience important local artforms and learn what happened when educators included guest artists in their...

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Culture, Community, and the Classroom Showcases Announced

Culture, Community, and the Classroom Teacher and Artist Showcases  You are invited to two special events to experience important local artforms and to learn what happened when educators included guest artists in their classrooms this past fall. Find out what students...

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Conversations on Cultural Stewardship

Conversations on Cultural Stewardship

Join us for a series of conversations about how to identify, protect, and enhance our important traditions, ways of life, cherished places, and vital relationships to each other and the wider world. Culture creates and strengthens communities. Understanding the...

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What is Teaching?

What is Teaching?

Oklahoma Educators are invited to a workshop with thought leaders in Education, Museums, Culture, and Archives from around the nation focused on the role of primary sources in teaching and learning the American story. Gain a deeper understanding of the documented...

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What is Teaching?

Local Learning at the 2022 AFS Meeting

Join Local Learning at the 2022 AFS Meeting and plan your Folklife Education conference schedule Local Learning Workshop: Teaching with Primary Sources in Folklife Collections This workshop is free, but space is limited. Registration is required if you are NOT already...

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Local Learning News Q3 2022

Local Learning News Q3 2022

Fall Announcements from Local Learning, including upcoming engagements in Oklahoma at the American Folklore Society conference. Find the full E-Bulletin here. Want to receive the E-Bulletin to your email? Sign up to receive updates to your inbox here. 

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Local Learning News Quarter One 2022

Local Learning News Quarter One 2022

Announcing new resources, summer workshops, and more! Read all our news from the March 2022 Quarterly E-bulletin here. A preview of the opening letter: Ensembles and Individuals--Folk Arts Can Connect Us All This past weekend I had the opportunity to play music with...

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Local Learning News Quarter One 2022

2021 Annual Report Published

2021 was an important year of growth and investment in our programs, publications, and network. Read our Annual Report to learn more!  

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2021 4th Quarter News

2021 4th Quarter News

Read our final news bulletin of the year to see our end-of-year list of accomplishments and hear exciting news for 2022! Looking into a New Year As I work with the Board and Staff of Local Learning to close the 2021 year and look forward to the new year (see our big...

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Halle Butvin elected to Local Learning Board of Directors

Halle Butvin elected to Local Learning Board of Directors

The Local Learning Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Halle Butvin was elected to the Board at the Fourth Quarter meeting, held December 14th for her first, three-year term. Halle Butvin is director of special projects at the Smithsonian Center for...

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Local Learning receives multi-year funding from NYSCA

Local Learning receives multi-year funding from NYSCA

Local Learning receives a multi-year grant award totaling $148,500 ($49,500/year) from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to support the recovery of the nonprofit arts and culture sector. Following New York State’s $105 million investment in the arts for...

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