Longfellow Preschool Invites You to its Annual Children's Art Show and Lecture, Featuring Hugh Hanley, Early Childhood Educator and Entertainer
March 23, 2012
Check Out the Children's Art Show Presented by Our Students Attending Longfellow Preschool
Newton, MA – Mount Ida College’s Longfellow Preschool is pleased to announce its 17th Annual Children’s Art Show and Lecture on Monday, April 2, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. at the Chamberlayne Design Gallery. The annual art show called “Images, Ideas, and Investigations” will celebrate the creativity and self-expression of children from three to five years old in the Longfellow Preschool program.
Following the art show, Hugh Hanley, early childhood educator and entertainer, will lecture on “Songs for Circle Time…or Any Time”, featuring a hands-on workshop of songs, fingerplays and music activities in Carlson Hall Auditorium at 6:00 p.m. The lecture is free to the Mount Ida community, including students, faculty and staff. Members of the public can attend the event for a cost of $25 and are eligible to receive professional development points.
“Longfellow Preschool is extremely excited to invite parents to our 17th Annual Art Show and Lecture,” said Marlene Greenstein, Director of Longfellow Preschool. “This event allows children in our program to share their many artwork contributions, and parents to learn more about discovery, exploration, and ideas in early childhood.”
About the Annual Longfellow Preschool Art Show
Each year, the Longfellow Preschool at Mount Ida College exhibits an art show of its young three to five year old students. This year’s exhibit called “Images, Ideas, and Investigations” celebrates the innate creativity and self-expression of our young children. The work displayed represents some of the many ways in which a child communicates. The exhibit will be on display through April 12th. For more information on registering for this event, please contact Director Marlene Greenstein at (617) 928-4530 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Hugh Hanley
Hugh Hanley is an early childhood educator and family entertainer, specializing in music programs for young children and the adults who sing with them. He tours regularly throughout the country to present his programs. Hugh is a self-taught musician and advocate of “homemade” music. He accompanies his singing with guitar, banjo, and a variety of percussion instruments. In addition to sing-along programs for both small groups and large audiences, Hugh draws on his experience as a teacher to offer keynote presentations and participatory workshops for teachers and parents to help them bring song into the lives of their students and children.