Oct 16, 2015
Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist Christina Farrell will lead a 2-week in-class residency at a preschool in Rajkot, Gujarat in India. During this residency Christina will engage children, ages 3-5, in performing arts integrated sessions while also facilitating quality professional development for their classroom teachers. Enjoy her first blog post below! Education is a collection of small miracles. As a Master Teaching Artist for the...
Oct 16, 2015
Album: The Weather Below Artist: Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds Track: (2) Sugar For more info, visit wolftrap.org/b/110515.
Oct 14, 2015
Engaging teachers and young children in active learning through the arts, Wolf Trap is elated to partner with Singapore’s National Arts Council and Early Childhood Development Agency in their expansion of their early education programs with arts integrated instruction! Highlighted in the video above, this partnership demonstrates the amazing benefits of engaging teachers and young children in active arts-integration learning in the classroom. Linking music,...
Oct 13, 2015
Next up in our series, Sara Beesley, Wolf Trap’s Director of Programming, gives us the inside scoop on the latest Barns’ show that you don’t want to miss! ____ Benjamin Clementine Wednesday, October 14 at 8 pm For the first time ever, British/French musician Benjamin Clementine will perform in the DC area as a part of his limited engagement tour in the US. The New York...
Oct 09, 2015
Wolf Trap internships give budding professionals a competitive edge—whether they seek jobs in the arts or any other field. Click below to hear firsthand accounts of the internship experience at Wolf Trap: What Wolf Trap Interns are saying: This internship has been invaluable. I have learned a great deal about the music industry in being able to participate in the background workings of a summer season...
Oct 08, 2015
The 35th anniversary season at The Barns at Wolf Trap is just days away! To celebrate, we’re sprucing up and taking you behind-the-scenes to check out the changes going on in this 18th-century venue in time for the opening! Performance Space & Entryway To start, we’ve added a pop of color to the walls and ceilings—and new carpeting in the hallways and balcony entrance. A...
Oct 07, 2015
The start of the fall season at The Barns is just around the corner! Wolf Trap’s Program & Production department, the people who book the artists at the venue, have picked some of their most anticipated performances of the fall. Take an insider look into several sensational debuts and changes coming soon. First up, Megan Hilty! ____ Megan Hilty Friday, October 9 at 7 pm &...
Oct 05, 2015
Contest Rules: SPONSOR. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts (“Foundation” or “Sponsor”), 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia 22182. TERM. Sweepstakes begins at 12 pm Eastern Time (“ET”) on Monday, October 5 and ends at 12 pm ET on Wednesday, October 7, 2015. (“Sweepstakes Period”) ELIGIBILITY. Wolf Trap Sweepstakes (“Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States (including the District of Columbia) who are 18...
Sep 14, 2015
Can you believe the Summer 2015 season is already over? Here are some of our favorite moments from this summer.
Sep 04, 2015
What is it that makes Wolf Trap such a special place? Hear for yourself!
Sep 02, 2015
By: Aliza Grant, Education Intern: Internships and Community Programs, Summer 2015 It’s 9 am Wednesday, and the lobby at Wolf Trap Foundation sits sun-streaked and quiet as employees shuffle in, coffee in hand, prepared for a new day. As the seasons change, so do some faces —interns come for the fall, spring, and summer terms from across the country to gain professional experience, take advantage...
Sep 01, 2015
Turnaround Arts and Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announce a national partnership to support arts-integrated learning in early childhood classrooms across the country. Learn more about the partnership. In 2014, the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities confirmed what so many educators, artists, and parents have known for decades: that the arts are far more than a “nice-to-have” in the classroom;...