Walden-Cal Partnership

January 18, 2014

Ready to Go!

The Project: Exploring Color, Texture and Form in Art and Music

◦ A series of creative projects for students and community members
◦ Animated movies exploring different shades of color
◦ Music compositions and improvisation sessions exploring musical tone-colors
◦ Personal projects based on color, timbre, feeling and experience
◦ Exploring the ways that color and timbre affect our emotions, and how we perceive them through hearing and sight

The Program: Chancellor’s Community Partnership Fund, University of California, Berkeley

• Community Partner:
Walden Center and School
• Confirmed University Partners:
Dr. Harry Green, UC Faculty at School of Optometry
Rica Anderson, Cal Performances, Education Department
• Prospective University Partner:
Lynn Kamura, University Art Museum

Walden’s art, music and classroom teachers are excited to be planning this collaborative curriculum project with Rica Anderson of the Cal Performances Education Department, and Dr. Harry Green of UC Berkeley’s Optometry department. We look forward to strengthening our ties to the university, and to the benefits this will bring to our students and their families. With the support of this grant, we endeavor to raise awareness within our community of university resources such as Cal Performances educational programs, collections in the University Art Museum, and the expertise of Dr. Harry Green and his colleagues in the department of Optometry.

• Contact Information:

UC Berkeley:
Dr. Harry Green, harry@berkeley;edu, 510-642-5456
Rica Anderson, ricaa@cpsma.berkeley;edu, 510-642-6838

Walden:
Dr. Harry Gray, hgray28@comcast;net, 510-841-7248
Susana Aragón, susanaragonr@gmail;com, 510-841-7248

by Katrine Gray, Walden parent

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