Archive for April 22nd, 2018


Side X Side Summer Opportunity

April 22, 2018

Professional development

Side X Side’s Summer Arts Institute Information

Side x Side’s Professional Development programs include an annual Summer Arts Institute in June in collaboration with our partners, the University of Southern Maine and the Portland Museum of Art. This Institute is designed for educators who want to deepen and expand their use of the arts to engage their students. Over the course of two days, attendees participate in hands-on workshops led by professional teaching artists. June 25-26, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Portland Museum of Art.


Side x Side ignites academic excellence in education through comprehensive arts integration, bringing critical thinking, creativity and innovation into the classroom through arts-based programs. Through community partnerships with the University of Southern Maine, the Portland Public School Department and local artists, professionals and colleges, Side x Side integrates science, technology, literacy and the humanities with the arts to enhance school curricula.



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