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29 Pieces Education: Artists Making a Kinder World
IMAGINE Lesson: Visions of a World at Peace

29 Pieces is a Dallas based organization which uses art to awaken, uplift and give voice to the creative human spirit. This workshop is open to all educators. Lessons demonstrated have been successfully completed in Art, Social Studies, Creating Writing, History, and Advisory classes.

Important Session Information:

**Please note, this learning experience is a virtual event and will not be hosted at a physical site.**

Karen Blessen, Founder and Director of 29 Pieces leads the Artists Making a Kinder World IMAGINE Lesson. Participants will articulate a vision of a “peaceful world” in words and images by: (1) Contemplating meanings of keywords “imagine” and “peace.” (2) Applying a visualization technique to “imagine” a peaceful world. (3.) Creating collage art representing their vision of a perfect, peaceful world and then sharing it with the class.

Please note: You must register for the webinar in two places:

  1. Register for the event on the Region 10 Calendar of Events.
  2. Register for the webinar on the Zoom link.

All participants registered on the Region 10 website will receive login information prior to the webinar date.

Format of lesson:

5:30 - 6:15 - Lesson Presentation

6:15 - 6:25 - Break

6:25 - 7:15 - Art making

7:15 - 7:30 - Conversation, sharing and questions

Supplies needed for IMAGINE workshop:

*Background paper (any paper that works well with the following), colored papers (flat colors and patterned), colored pencils, pens, markers and any mixed media for collage. Project can also be done digitally.

*(Paper size can vary according to what you have available. Project is usually done at approx. 8 in x 10 in, 9 in x 12 in, 12 in x 18 in).

This session is free and lessons can be downloaded at no cost – in English or Spanish.


Karen Blessen became the Founder and Executive Artistic Director of 29 Pieces after a long career as an artist and writer. 29 Pieces is a Dallas based organization which uses art to awaken, uplift and give voice to the creative human spirit. Through the 29 Pieces Education Program: Artists Making a Kinder World, 29 Pieces has worked with more than 650 teachers and more than 100,000 students in the North Texas area. Karen Blessen was the first graphic artist to be named as a winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

Registration ends at 3:30 PM on Thursday, May 20, 2021

Session ID:
Credits Available:
(2) CPE
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Bobette Mauck
Region 10 Partner
Date Time Location
5/20/2021 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM ZOOM ROOM
Region 10 Education Service Center
Second Location
400 E. Spring Valley Rd.
904 Abrams Rd
Richardson, TX 75081-5101
Richardson, TX 75081
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