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2016 Summer Institute Registration

Don’t miss the Summer Art Institute in New York City, July 11-14, 2016! Make art at Linda Stein’s Tribeca studio in New York City. Visit galleries and participate in teacher workshops on social justice art curricula. Space is limited!! REGISTER ONLINE NOW: $485 per person Scholarships available, call 212-964-6007 Options to register for 3 graduate credits Read more about 2016 Summer Institute Registration[…]


July 11-14, 2016 Summer Institute

Current and future art educators, and others interested in using art to teach social justice—joined artists, scholars, and practitioners with expertise in social justice art education, along with well-known guests such as Michael Kimmel—for interactive workshops and special evening events that focus on curricular encounters with Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females–Tapestries and Sculpture by Linda Stein. When:  Read more about July 11-14, 2016 Summer Institute[…]

Interact with Spoon to Shell #817


The Identity Exploration with Cultural Artifacts encounter, with the Spoon to Shell Series, begins with a discussion, while looking at the art, with others whose social class, age, gender, sexuality, and ethnic background differs from one’s own. To join the discussion click here. To interpret a cultural artifact, it is important to look at conditions Read more about IDENTITY[…]

Interact with Heroic Tapestries: Ruth Gruber


An encounter with H2F2, called The Hero Around/Within Us, involves creating a graphic novel/cartoon that incorporates self-narratives of real and/or imagined experiences. From reading the essays in the 2016 H2F2 book or from your own research on each of the heroes (see links on the Leadership encounter to begin research), and looking at the Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Read more about POWER[…]

Interact with Heroic Tapestries: Popova Nadezhda


Stein’s tapestries draw attention to fragments of life, using collage as a way to juxtapose, overlap, layer, hide, and reveal relationships. In a close view of the tapestries, for example, what meanings are possible when considering the juxtaposition of calico cotton next to black leather? Both could be fragments from aprons that, when placed together, Read more about LEADERSHIP[…]

Anne Frank 839


An encounter with the Anne Frank tapestry called, Welcome Home, begins with reading excerpts from her diary and current news reports concerning groups of people seeking safety in a foreign land. The current news could be juxtaposed with film images from Voyage of the Damned. The historical documentary depicts the incident in 1939 when a Read more about JUSTICE[…]



Cabinets, Cupboards, Cases and Closets 855 2015 fabric, found objects, metal, wood 9”x3”x9” The Cabinets, Cupboards, Cases, and Closets sculpture in the H2F2 exhibition are wooden and metal environments that Stein revisions into life stories. They are filled and overflowing with complex life narratives, through interwoven cultural artifacts. These works spark encounters about hiding, leaving Read more about ENVIRONMENT[…]