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SPRING BREAK CAMP 2019

BLOSSOM WITH CREATIVITY, COMMUNITY, & JOY Only Five Spaces still available! Celebrate the renewal of the earth and our own resiliency in spring with story telling, music and art.  Art Studios use up-cycled/reclaimed materials for projects in fibre arts, ceramics/glass, and other splendid assortments of visual art media […]

THE ART OF RECYCLING FESTIVAL

Sunday, November 18, 2018 from 12:00 to 3: 00 pm PLEASE JOIN Grace Institute and Grace Art Camp for a National Recycling Day celebration featuring a puppet show, music played on instruments made from recycled objects, and up-cycled art projects, all led by multi-talented Grace Institute artists! Healthy […]

GET INVOLVED!

Art and the act of creative expression are opportunities for people to experience agency, community, and change. Be a part of this change by joining the Grace Institute Board of Directors. If you are a Grace Art Camp parent, grandparent, friend, volunteer, or other enthusiast who does cartwheels […]

GRACE ART CAMP 2018

Did you know that “salom” is an informal way of saying “hi” in Uzbekistan? That the word “stan” is a Persian suffix meaning “land of”?  Or that the first trade routes that became part of what we know today as “The Silk Road” originated hundreds of years ago in […]

Week 7; the end of the Silk Road?

Week 7’s story, Zarina’s Orchard, from Tajikisatan, sums up into “Sometimes life is Easy. Sometimes life is Hard. But today it was Delicious.” Last week may have been the end of this summer’s Colors of the Silk Road, but it certainly is the just the beginning of sharing […]

Salom Week 7!

Monday, camp whirled into a surprise magic carpet ride, sweeping us to Bukhara alongside storytellers, Robert and Kelly. Accompanied by a trusty guide and Bactrian camel, Pistachio, we traveled ancient trade routes making up the heart of The Silk Road. For thousands of years these trade routes aided […]

Khodahafez Week 6!

“Somewhere out beyond right and wrong there is a field.  I will meet you there.”  – Rumi As promised, here is the wrap up for week 6 – thank you, to each of you, for being a part of last week. You each make a unique difference when […]

Week 6 – Salom!

No matter how salom is spelled or pronounced or the particular language or variation it is of,  we understand this greeting as a universal acknowledgement of one another. Literally translated to English, we are greeting each other with  “peace.” Today’s camp whirled into a surprise magic carpet ride, […]

See you next time Week 5!

“Somewhere out beyond right and wrong there is a field.  I will meet you there.”  – Rumi Salom and thank you for being a part of week 5’s excitement for being together at camp! This week’s story, The Amir who Became a Weaver, retold by local storyteller Alton […]