Panel Discussion - Where Art and Technology Intersect
Friday, March 22, 2019
4 to 5 pm
Hotel Nia Clarity Room
VIP Cocktail Reception Follows
Join us for an insightful discussion on The Intersection of Art and Technology featuring luminaries from the art and tech fields. The purpose of this panel is to bridge the gap between Art and STEAM fields and to illuminate how critical the skills developed through art education are to innovation in Silicon Valley and beyond. This year, Art in Action is releasing new Art in STEAM lessons.
Jessica Shaefer, Global Art Program Manager at Facebook
Matthew Wetschler, Bay Area Physician and Artist
Fran Kalal, Technical Director, Pixar Animation Studios
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Art in Action is a 36-year-old nonprofit providing K-8 students a comprehensive and engaging visual arts education. AiA provides art curriculum, materials, and training that empowers students to develop creativity, critical thinking, self-expression, and problem-solving skills. Through hands-on learning students expand their knowledge in art and art techniques, science, cultural understanding, technology, and more -- so every student has the skills they need to succeed and be prepared for jobs of the future. Our mission is to empower students through arts education. We believe that every child deserves access to quality and meaningful arts education that helps prepare them for future success.