The Community Group Program at the DIA is a unique opportunity for the museum to partner with local agencies to provide one-of-a-kind art experiences in the galleries and studio with DIA teaching artists. This program is based on studio teaching philosophy which engages students, encouraging personal expression and reflection through
Four master artists/ educators were engaged to bring their talents and experience to the community in multi-generational tours and drop-in workshops free and open to the public. Families and people of all ages were recruited to attend. Eric Mesko, Small Wooden Sculptures Participants created small wooden animals, people and structures.
Beginning with a tour of galleries at the DIA, participants learned from Vito about the physical making of a variety of work, the maker/artist and the story they left behind. They toured several galleries at the DIA and returned to Hannan for lunch and artist’s talk followed by discovery