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Social Emotional Learning Workshop (Ages 6 and Up)

Sat, March 9th at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Social emotional learning (SEL) is an educational framework to help foster social skills that develop and maintain healthy relationships with self and others. The SEL curriculum focuses on recognizing and managing emotions, setting positive goals, demonstrating caring and concern for self and others, and maintaining positive relationships. This program helps to connect these skills with the artists and artworks in the museum’s permanent collection or who are featured in special exhibitions. Designed for children ages 6 and up, the workshop includes an art-making activity, close looking at an object in the collection, storytime, and a movement-based activity. SEL workshops are led and produced in partnership with NOMA’s Teen Art Council (TAC), a cohort of creative high school students and youth leaders who serve as ambassadors for the museum. 

Free with museum admission. Advanced registration is encouraged. 

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SEL WORKSHOP: Self-esteem, Empowerment, and Margaret T.G. Burroughs’s Self-Portrait | Saturday, March 9, 10 AM–12PM 

Join us for a social-emotional learning workshop dedicated to building self-esteem and positive thinking. Including age-appropriate object lessons for Margaret T.G. Burrough’s Self-Portrait, art-making activities, storytime, and a healing movement session with Shanda Domango Brown. Domango Brown will be teaching movement and meditation for empowering our youth to cultivate compassion and self-worth from within.   

About Our Partners

Domango Training’s mission is to fully empower and equip their clients with the tools to heal themselves physically and spiritually through ancestral connection, movement, and meditation. Domango Training envisions a community where healing is a lifestyle for individuals through physical, spiritual, and wellness practices. Influenced by dance, fitness, somatic and embodiment practices, Shanda Domango Brown has developed a new integrative approach to healing and processing emotions and self-expression, called “healing movement.”


Sat, March 9th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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