DAREarts Quebec

Founded by Marylin Field, DAREarts is an organization helping empower children through the arts. Creative workshops encourage students to reach their full potential, gain self-confidence and leadership skills ; building strong foundations and trust between peers.

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For the first time in DAREarts 22 year history, rural francophone kids in Quebec are participating en francais in DAREarts’ empowerment workshops! Led by our Quebec Lead Teacher & Coordinator, Deirdre Potash, this is an exciting new partnership with Atelier 19, a vibrant arts studio in Granby, All-day workshops were held weekly through March and April and the public showcase was held at Centre Cultural France-Arbour, Granby!

We had the pleasure of welcoming local artist Deirdre Potash to the Nook. Deirdre is behind ArtWill Studio and she does art programs in schools all over the area in addition to her own private classes. She had 20-something kids around that table, ranging in ages from three-years-old to thirteen-years-old, and she pulled off a beautiful and fun project that engaged every single one of them. They worked with plasticine to create medallions. Zahra chose to represent the power of wind on her medalli…
AmandaParticipant at Artwill Studio

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