September 12, 2018

Utah Birds of Prey

Laurie Shea, BTSALP Visual Art Specialist at Beacon Heights Elementary started the school year off with a fun, informative project on Utah Birds of Prey. She had the sixth grade students research different birds of prey. They drew the birds highlighting the different shapes found on the birds.  Then it […]
September 10, 2018

Great Way to Start the School Year

BTSALP Specialists gathered at Luminaria Photography Studio on Saturday, September 8, 2018 to learn the process of  Cyanotype. This  is a photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print. Engineers used the process well into the 20th century as a simple and low-cost process to produce copies of drawings, referred to […]
September 3, 2018

Murray Mural Project Part 1

The Department of Art and Art History at the University of Utah, the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program (BTSALP) and Murray City have created an opportunity for University of Utah undergraduate art majors, graduate art majors, BTSALP Visual Art specialists and elementary students to collaboratively paint nine socially engaged, […]
June 14, 2018

Exciting Research from the BTSALP!

Two of our BTSALP Visual Arts specialists in the University of Utah region have concluded and published some exciting research. Read about Jonathan Hale’s joint project between Sprucewood Elementary School and Jordan Valley School (Canyons School District, Salt Lake City, Utah) in VSA INTERNATIONAL: The Kennedy Center Office of VSA […]
May 21, 2018

Springtime in BTSALP Schools = Celebration of the Arts

Art Nights, Musical Performances, Theater Productions are what make Springtime in BTSALP schools the best time of the school year!  Join the celebration by reading our current newsletter. North Elementary in Iron County, a STEM Partner school with Southern Utah University, held their STEAM Night highlighting Math and Science integration. BTSALP […]
April 13, 2018

Arts Integration at Work

You won’t believe what the BTBALP students and specialists in the Weber State University region have been up to! Click here to see excellent arts integration in action! GreenWood Charter School Community Mural with Second Grade Lydia Stewart, Visual Art Specialist The second graders at GreenWood Charter had an expedition where they […]
March 25, 2018

BTSALP Students Have Been Busy!

Students in BTSALP schools all over the state have been busy connecting curriculum to all four art forms. Click here to see our amazing students drawing, dancing, singing and acting in this month’s newsletter. Wayne Geary, Visual Art Specialist at Rose Park Elementary School, and Louise Fischman, artist and therapeutic art educator, […]
February 23, 2018

Celebrate the Arts

It’s time to celebrate – the arts in Utah and the Winter Olympic games.  See BTSALP students perform Hamilton: The Making of a Patriot at the Utah State Capitol during Arts Day on the Hill. Do you know what an armature is? Fourth Grade students at South Summit Elementary School […]
January 29, 2018

BTSALP Legislative Luncheon 2018

Thank you to our Utah State legislators for their continued support of the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program. Read all about the opera, Lost on Skull Island, and integrated visual art on display at the 2018 legislative luncheon. Click here. Legislative Luncheon Tuesday, January 2, 2018   |   12:00 – 1:30 pm […]
December 17, 2017

Cache County Glass Project

What do Egyptian hieroglyphics, bus stops and colored glass have in common?  Read our latest newsletter and find out! Cache County Glass Project Sixth grade classes (90 students) at Canyon Elementary worked with glass artist, Carrie Trenholm and created fused glass panels inspired by ancient cultures. Students learned about West African […]