The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts will be in Carmel this October, providing exciting arts education opportunities for local students and community members.
Friday, October 24, 2014
GRFA will be visiting Mary Chapa Literacy and Technology Academy for a morning of creativity. Located in Greenfield, Mary Chapa is part of the Turnaround Arts network of schools. This program, which GRFA administers in Louisiana, is an initiative of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. We are delighted to visit Mary Chapa to bring art into fourth grade classrooms and introduce students to the work of George Rodrigue.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Come have fun with GRFA for “Blue Dog” in the Park! From 1:00 – 3:00 PM, we will be in Piccadilly Courtyard next to Rodrigue Studio for a community art-making event. This free, public event is full of activities for the whole family including face painting and hands-on projects that explore nature, science, and the creative process. Enjoy light refreshments and visit the Rodrigue Studio to view the memorial retrospective exhibition before it closes in January 2015.
Monday, October 27, 2014
Introducing students to the arts is a fundamental part of our mission. With this in mind, we will be welcoming students from Mary Chapa Literacy and Technology Academy and Carmel River School to the Rodrigue Studio for special tours the George Rodrigue Memorial Retrospective Exhibition. Students will have the opportunity to explore examples from the entirety of George’s career, from oaks trees and Cajuns to the Blue Dog.
Rodrigue Studio Carmel
West side of Dolores between Ocean and 7th
Carmel, CA 93921