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The Writer's Garret

BookMarks! Celebrate Artistic Freedom: Dave the Potter

Time Frames
During School Day, After School, Summer, Weekend
On Campus Program
3rd, 4th, 5th, Community/Fam.


After hearing the remarkable story of an unique artist, participants will discuss the unique qualities of Dave's poetic form and his medium of poetry on pottery. Together students will explore the history and culture of the artist in order to develop an appreciation of our opportunities for expression. Then all can try their hand at creating their own brief poems and carving them into their own handcrafted pottery.

Students Will

  • Explore history through the story of an amazing potter and poet
  • Connect with history, art, and writing by creating poetry on pottery
  • Strengthen writing and cognitive skills through hands-on activity
  • Engage by listening to others share their unique poetry


Dates: Monday-Saturday
Times: 8AM-6PM
Duration: 1 hour
School Fee: Flat Rate: $100.00
Minimum Attendance: 1
Maximum Attendance: 25
Bilingual: No
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Scheduling / Booking

Instructions: To schedule this program, or for more information, call The Writer's Garret at (214) 828-1715 or email [email protected] Residencies of 10 sessions or more result in a printed anthology of students' work and the opportunity for students to show off newly developed skills in a public reading to friends and family.
Deadline: Prefer no later than two weeks prior to start date.
Cancellation Policy: A minimum of 48 hours notice is required to cancel a scheduled date. If 48-hour notice is given, we will reschedule the date, based upon the availability of the Instructor. If 48-hour notice is not given, we will bill for the date scheduled and not reschedule the date.
After School Policy: At least one school representative/teacher must be present in the classroom at all times. 25 students maximum per class. Minor adjustments can be negotiated.

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