Here’s how this week’s arts and culture column begins:
The Skirball Cultural Center, a bit north of the Getty Center on the east side of the 405, is an LA educational institution, “devoted to sustaining Jewish heritage and American democratic ideals.” And they’ve just launched “Noah’s Ark at the Skirball™: The Art of Imagination.”
The digital program comprises a suite of virtual programs and educational resources, all absolutely free, developed for Pre-K through Grade 5 distance learning.
The brick-and-mortar Noah’s Ark installation has been open since 2007, drawing approximately a million visitors from around the world. The challenges of remote instruction spurred the pivot to digital, making the message and meaning of Noah’s Ark now available nationwide and even abroad. Features include streaming videos and interactive lesson plans, virtual field trips facilitated by Noah’s Ark educators, and online professional development courses focused on arts integration.
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