Art History & Astronomy - A Starry Time for Little Kids Who Love Art & Space
Learner makes fascinating connections between art history & astronomy; how this relationship has fueled the creation of great monuments and masterpieces from prehistory to modern day, including the emerging genre of Space Art.
Pamela Ocana, M.A. - Humanities/Yoga/Art/Languages
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Meets once at a scheduled time
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This class is the version for little kids ages 6 to 8 who are interested in art history and astronomy. For siblings or kids 9 and older, please check out the class that offers great explanations of the astronomic concepts with astrophysicist Guest Speaker, Dr. Breezy Ocana-Flaquer; this class is fascinating for older kids who have an interest in understanding the workings of the universe through astronomy. As shown by the icon for this class of a Star Nursery in the Universe and the Morning...
Teacher comes from a family of creators and art is in her DNA; she studied studio art in Japan, Dominican Republic, Germany and the U.S.A., including Crealde School of Art; she has a B.A. in psychology, an M.A. in Liberal Studies, her thesis work focused on Symbiotic Relationships, An Exploration of Foreign Born American Artists Living and Working in Central Florida; she subsequently curated an art exhibit for the City Hall Main Gallery; she teaches humanities at the College Level, and loves to share her passion for the arts with students in an interdisciplinary way, drawing in the historical context of works of art.
Informal, in the form of a class review.
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Class sources include: prehistoric sites such as cave painting, stone monuments; monuments from ancient civilizations such as the Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt and Mesoamerican ruins; modern astronomically inspired monuments; art from antiquity to modern day including sculptures, frescoes, paintings, artifacts, stained glass windows, embroideries, woodcuts, and photographs, including the use of the Stellarium software that calculates the position of the celestial bodies at a certain time in history to illustrate how astronomical observations inspired and informed certain famous art pieces.
Pamela Ocana, M.A. - Humanities/Yoga/Art/LanguagesIt is my passion to share the gifts of Yoga, Meditation, Art History/Humanities, Languages, Kindness & Logic in a joyful & mindful way with children of all ages, including those young at heart. I believe these areas of study help cultivate personal wellbeing, an enriched community, and ultimately, a more peaceful world.
345 total reviews
634 completed classes
1) I teach subjects that have captivated my mind and heart for a lifetime: Mindful Yoga, rooted in its well-proven techniques (Poses, Breathing Control Exercises, and Meditation); kid-friendly Art History classes; Linguistic Explorations intended...