What is Art Goes to School? A non profit organization that began 50 years ago. West Chester AGTS belongs to the Delaware Valley AGTS, which includes over 50 other school districts. The organization provides prints to share with the schools to encourage art appreciation and abstract thought as it relates to history, math, foreign languages, literature and music.
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AGTS Schedule 2013-2014
Nov 13 (Wed) – AGTS meeting #5: Spellman Bldg – 9:15-11:45am
Musician Mola [cloth] (Native American (Kuna) artist) - Jaan Troltenier
To Mondrian [mural] (Ana Uribe) - Martina Keogan
To see 2013-2014 Portfolio: Click Here
Positions for 2013/2014
Responsibilities: Composite, master e-mail list, AGTS Delaware Valley yearly forms, facilitate meetings, training schedule, updating webpage (or delegate), fill positions, problem solve.
Responsibilities: Time presenters, ring bell when time is up, Discuss with Chair which responsibilities will be yours.
Responsibilities: Work with art teachers to create a schedule, ensure that all slots are filled, notify volunteers of their scheduled time.
Responsibilities: Organizing the activities bag in time for the activities meeting. Show and describe activities at activities meeting. Delegate the updating of activities. Examples of activities that can be delegated: CD, Biography, Freeze Frame,
Responsibilities: Organize "research/study" materials into binder information for all members plus three extra for Chair.
Match Ups: Martina
Responsibilities: Collect or create a match up for each print. Have laminated. Turn in receipts to Treasurer for reimbursement.
Responsibilities: Balance budget, collect fee from schools, work with Delaware Valley each year to update records.
Host Portfolio Review: Open
Responsibilities: Create a sign up genius for food donations and provide home for the luncheon.
Art Exhibit: Martina and Deborah
Responsibilities: Work with West Chester Area School District to create an art exhibit with a reception and public viewing of art work. (This is an optional event)
Responsibilities: Contact school PTOs and try to obtain at least one volunteer from each school.
Responsibilities: Keep webpage up-to-date.
Field Trips: Gerri
Responsibilities: Organize car pools and announce up coming events.
Art Show 2013
11:00 am - 5:00 pm. To see pictures click here: https://sites.google.com/site/agtswestchester/home
Check out this article: http://www.metrokids.com/MetroKids/February-2013/Want-a-challenging-school-role/ from the Delaware Valley AGTS webpage: https://www.facebook.com/AGTSDV
We are using exciting new venues for the upcoming year!!
Nov 7-10 (Thurs-Sun) – Philadelphia Craft Show
Tuesday November 12, 2013
William Penn Inn Gwynedd, PA
The Education of a Print-Is it science, math, history or Language Arts?
Tuesday December 10, 2013 10am
Van Pelt Auditorium
Behind the Scenes-Research at the PMA
Free Admission to Museum after the Lecture!!!
Thursday March 6, 2014 10am
Thomson Hall at College of Physicians and The Mutter Museum
Andrea Baldeck "Bones, Books and Bell Jars- Imagery in Science and Medicine
Thursday May 15, 2014 10am
Abington Art Center Abington Pa
Laura Cohn "Batik Painting -Art, Culture, People and Landscapes of Bali"
Monday June 2, 2014 9:45am
Keneseth Israel Elkins Park
Free Sunday Mornings
January 13, 2013 through November 24, 2013
Museum admission is free on most Sunday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Brandywine River Museum
School Schedule 2013-2014Dec. 2-6: East Bradford
Dec. 9-13 Pennwood
Jan. 6-10 Westtown
Jan. 27-31 Glen Acres
Feb. 24-28 Starkweather
March 3-7 East Goshen
March 10-14 Fern Hill
April 7-11 Hillsdale
May 5-9 Mary C. Howse
May 12-16 Exton
AGTS Additional Documents (Presenter Information, etc.)
To Access AGTS Documents:
Then go to the drop down menu at "Hello Art Your Account". Drop down to "Your Cloud Drive" then Click on Document on left.
Thank You card from an AGTS student.
Mary Grace Wible
Just wanted to send you a thank-you. I appreciate the time and effort that all of the AGTS volunteers spend in oder to prepare for their presentations….that's a lot of work!
Linda Glaum (art teacher)
First Year Awarding
Deadline: March 1, 2014
The Mary Grace Wible Art Education Scholarship
Undergraduate Art Education * Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Over $6,500 a year or more a year
For more Information on the Mary Grace Wible Scholarship go to: