Hands that Speak: Visual Arts Lesson (Video)

The intersection of art and text! This video will lead students step-by-step through writing about their own identities and using patterns to make their words stand out. Watch the full lesson below!

Move with Music: Visual Arts Lesson (Video)

Tour through music and make the markers move! Live Coals explores the many ways a line can bend and dance, and encourages students to use music to inspire them while they create art. Watch the full lesson below!

Color My Emotions: Visual Arts Lesson (Video)

Expressing emotions doesn’t have to be limited just to words. This video helps students add color and shape to those abstract and complicated feelings. Watch the full lesson below!

Portraits: Visual Arts Lesson (Video)

Who needs a selfie when you have a pencil and eraser? This video explores the basics of how to draw a human face and create portraits that can tell us about ourselves and one another. Watch the full lesson below!

Sounds of Spring: Songwriting Lesson (Video)

Close your eyes and listen to the world waking from winter and coming into spring. Singer/Songwriter Audra Kubat will help young songwriters capture the season as they see it in this collaborative sing-along. Watch the full lesson below!

Sounds of the City: Songwriting Lesson (Video)

Students will explore the sounds of city life as they add their own spin to Detroit Music Award winning singer/songwriter Audra Kubat’s song Sounds of the City. Watch the full lesson below!

Sounds of Happiness: Songwriting Lesson (Video)

With so much happening in the world, sometimes it’s nice to just focus on happiness. Singer/Songwriter Audra Kubat helps students brainstorm what brings them joy and then weave it into song. Watch the full lesson below!  

Sounds of Emotions: Songwriting Lesson (Video)

Detroit Music Award winning singer/songwriter Audra Kubat invites students to think through how emotions are felt and expressed in the body and then use their emotions to write lyrics in a collaborative song.  Watch the full lesson below!