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Poetry to Support Your Child’s Social Emotional Learning

By Laura Shovan When I visit schools in my work as a Maryland State Arts Council Artist-in-Education, I see the value of using poems to get students talking about their feelings. As my friend, middle grade verse novelist Chris Baron, says, “Poetry unlocks the door to the internal landscape.” In …

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Parenting Your Child Through the Arts

The performing and visual arts present unique opportunities and challenges, posing both an important step in developing children’s creativity and a way for parents to accidentally fall into toxic “stage parent” tendencies. What does navigating this look like? We tapped David Katzner, president and general partner at the National Parenting …

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Family Events in Baltimore: September 2023

Featured Event Artscape, Sept. 22-24, 5-10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday Bolton Hill, Mount Royal and Station North, Baltimore Details: Back after a three-year hiatus, Artscape (typically in July) makes its fall debut. New this year, the festival–already one of the …

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