“Hands on Art” is a response of the Municipality for people with specific educational needs, using methodologies of education by art.The project “Hands on Art” is aimed at children with specific pedagogical needs, who attend the preschool education establishments and 1st. Basic Education Cycle of public schools in the municipality of Lagoa.
In the 2020/21 school year it covers about half a hundred children.”Hands in Art” is a pedagogical strategy that aims to give adapted answers to each case, aiming at the development of the personal, social and pedagogical skills of the participants. “The Municipality of Lagoa assumes, among its priorities, social inclusion. To this end, it has been promoting a diverse range of responses that meet the needs of the various individuals and groups identified. It is in this context that the project “Hands on Art” is resumed”, said the Mayor of the Municipality, Luís Encarnação.
Entering this year in the fourth consecutive edition, the program of «Hands in Art» 2020/21 began with a first workshop that took place on October 19th, 2020. By the end of the school year, 48 more workshops are planned for children and young people from the Rio Arade and Padre António Martins de Oliveira School Groups. Addressing diverse themes, works of art history, exploring a book or exhibitions patent at the Lagoa School of Arts, participants develop their own paths.The project is developed at the Escola de Artes de Lagoa Mestre Fernando Rodrigues (EAL MFR).
This municipal equipment has the mission of facilitating access to training, practice and artistic enjoyment of the whole community. The offer of artistic workshops is varied and multidisciplinary. It is aimed at different age groups facilitating contexts of training and expression of creativity.
Municipality of Lagoa
Lagoa, November , 2020