Partners in Art – distanced.

We are working on a way to bring PIA to the students virtually…stay tuned…

Program Chair:   Maria Brummel

Partners-In-Art is a PTA-funded art appreciation program that has been educating Hillcrest students for over fifteen years, and in that time our volunteers, past and present, have put together one of the best art appreciation programs in the district. What started out as an adjunct to the Art Volunteers in the Classroom seminars at The Art Institute of Chicago, has grown to a program that has 25 volunteers who do over 120 presentations in a school year. Our presentations usually last anywhere from 45 minutes to an hour and we present to each class 6 times a year. Most of our prints, which are hanging in the gallery outside of the Hillcrest Gym, are in the collection of The Art Institute of Chicago but we have also added works of art outside of the AIC collection to give the kids a well-rounded art education. When we can, we try to incorporate the classroom curriculum but we always aim to make it fun for the kids with great hands-on projects that coincide with the artwork being presented.  If you would like to be a volunteer for this enriching program at Hillcrest, please feel free to contact Maria Brummel.  No experience required just a passion for art.





Artist Calendar, Volunteer Info, and Sign-Ups

2020 – 2021 Volunteer Sign-up PIA Tips Zoom PIA Tips            

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Ansel Adams George Bellows Gustave Caillebotte Mary Cassatt Paul Cezanne Marc Chagall Salvador Dali Leonardo DaVinci Edgar Degas Walter Ellison Greek Urn Winslow Homer Edward Hopper Frida Kahlo Paul Klee Gustave Klimt Doris Lee Rene Magritte Kerry James Marshall Bernardo Martorell Henri Matisse Michelangelo Joan Miro Tosa Mitsuoki Amedeo Modigliani Claude Monet Grandma Moses Alphonse …

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On-Line Resources

Located in the Hillcrest Library LRC Book Collection for PIA School Arts On-Line Magazine School Arts- October 2013 School Arts- November 2013 School Arts- December 2013 School Arts- January 2014 School Arts- February 2014 School Arts- March 2014 School Arts-April 2014 School Arts- May-June 2014 School Arts-October 2014 School Arts-November 2014 School Arts- January 2015 …

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