Educational Programs


Art of Spring Film Series: Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child (2010)

Legend. Icon. Artist.  A look at the all-too-brief life and career of Jean-Michel Basquiat.  Directed by Tamra Davis. 52 minutes.

Art of Spring Film Series: Picasso and Braque Go to the Movies (2011)

When art and cinema collide, the results can be rather interesting. Narrated by Martin Scorsese. Directed by Arne Glimcher. 62 minutes.

Art of Spring Film Series: Chuck Close (2010)

A (close) look at the life and work of one of the world’s most influential contemporary artists. Directed by Marion Cajoli. 116 minutes.

Art of Spring Film Series: Herb & Dorothy (2009)

Postal clerk Herb, and librarian Dorothy Vogel created one of most important collections of American art by recognizing the potential of many late 20th century New York artists. Directed by Megumi Sasaki. 87 min.
Constant Contact LogoRomona Foster, Authorized Constant Contact Trainer

Campaigns that Drive Action: Feedback and Survey Forms (Registration Required)

This 2 hour workshop, co-sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., will reveal simple but effective best practices and considerations for building a survey that will allow your small business or non-profit to gather valuable insights from your customers & clients and, as a result, help you to move your business or organization forward.Register Now
Constant Contact LogoRomona Foster, Authorized Constant Contact Trainer

Campaigns that Drive Action: Offers & Promotions (Registration Required)

This workshop is sponsored in partnership with Constant Contact, Inc. and is a 2 hour workshop that will introduce Offers and Promotions as two marketing activities that can drive your business or organization towards its goals and objectives.  Register Now
Social Media Training & ConsultingRomona Foster, Authorized Constant Contact Trainer

Mini-Social Media Boot Camp (Registration Required)

This “Mini-Social Media Boot Camp”  will focus on helping you learn what social media is and how to use it effectively in your business. It will give you everything you need to get started in the emerging world of social networking. The goal of this mini-social media boot camp is to take you beyond the “what is it” phase and have you putting social media to work for you. (3 hours)Register Now
Health Literacy for Healthy Living

Health Literacy for Healthy Living

Learn to find and assess quality online health information. This class will be 2.5 hours. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructors: A. Muhammad, PIA International, Inc. Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics. You will learn to: Navigate medical websites. Evaluate medical websites for updates and active links. Research personal health issues.
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Petworth Community Market Redesign Presentation

The Design Apprenticeship Program, run by the National Building Museum, teaches teens how to use design to solve community problems. With the help of volunteers, teens are paired with a client and complete a project. 

Urban Gardening 101

Josh Singer, Community Garden Specialist at the Department of Parks and Recreation, will be leading a class on Urban Gardening. This class is for beginning gardeners.  We will meet in the large meeting room on the lower level.