Related Programming

January 10 - February 7

8th - 12th grade

In Your Classroom – Exploring Identity


Completely free of cost for school partners, all materials provided.


6 week visiting artist experience: gallery tour, multiple artist visits, one public student art exhibit.


The SCA is inviting students (grades 8th – 12th) to work exclusively with our winter visiting artist, Hector Acuna. Students will have the opportunity to visit the Saugatuck Center for the Art’s gallery spaces and engage Humanae Project and Alien Nation. Special tour, curated discussion and activities included.

Artist Hector Acuna with SCA Educational staff will visit your classrooms to lead thoughtful conversation about skin color and ethnic identity, helping students to conceive and create original self-portraits puppetry. Student artwork will be on display at the SCA, debuting at our Humanae Event Friday, February 28th.

Interested in participating? Tell us why this outreach would be impactful for your students.

Write to our Education & Exhibition directly:


Grades 8 -12


January 16 - 17

Students visit exhibitions onsite at SCA, meet Hector Acuna

January 20 - 24

Work week + classrooms may have access to SCA educational personnel

January 27 - 31

Work week + classrooms may have access to SCA educational personnel

February 6-7

Hector Acuna to visit schools for classroom demonstrations

February 10 - 14

Work week + classrooms may have access to SCA educational personnel

February 17

Hector Acuna visits schools for classroom final critique

February 24 - 26

All work completed & delivered to SCA

February 28 @ 5PM

Special Reception with Student Artwork on display + Concert

February 27 & 28

8th - 12th grade

In Your School – The Reminders

Cost: Completely free of cost for school partners

“Hip Hop Culture + Song Writing”
The Reminders will introduce student audiences to the origins, evolution, and contemporary expression of hip-hop music and culture. They will introduce elements of hip-hop including DJing, breaking, MCing, graffiti art, and knowledge. Elements will be demonstrated, and students will be invited to participate in creating their own hip-hop experience. Participants may also work through some writing exercises, focusing on singing, poetry and/or MCing/rapping. Your school may even have the chance to create an original song together!

Apply today! Reach out to our Education & Exhibition directly: 

Grades 5th – 12th | This outreach offering can be flexibly designed for different audience sizes and age levels. Limited spaces are available. 

Afternoon of Thursday, February 27 or Morning of Friday, February 28, 2020

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Perrigo, Herman Miller Cares, Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs,
Mignon Sherwood DeLano Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts