Artisan Preparatory

Artisan Preparatory

Artisan Preparatory renders creative learning that is engaging, fun and sustainable. Our hands-on curriculum PREPARES each ARTISAN with a ingenious foundation that enriches future educational opportunities.  We believe that artistry is gifted to every student, it is our aspiration to to Capture,

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Beauty of Science


Program description

This Residency programs allows students to create ARTISTIC COMPOUNDS made with natural ingredients. Artisans will examine the Science in making healthy-from nature, beauty compounds. Lesson plans include hands-on common folk-art, the history of these beauty products, scientific conclusions and small samples for students to take home.  Facilitator can choose between:
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Program Detail

Program type: Day Trip, Out-of-School-Time, Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Multi-discipline, Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: American, Multicultural
Subject: Science, Social Studies / History, Visual Arts
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 9, Kindergarten, Pre-K
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

 This residency is available Monday through Thursday.

Available times:

 8 am-6 pm

Space / technical requirements:

This residency requires:





This program is offered at the assigned educational facility.

Fees / Ticketing:

$495 for a one-day residency. This price includes two 60-minute sessions a day.

$1450 for 3-day residency. This price includes two 60-minute sessions a day.


NC Standard Course of Study:

Math Common Core Standards Usage in Project
Understand addition as putting together and adding to, and understand subtraction as taking apart and taking from. Students have to analyze and evaluate compounds to make artistic, healthy and beautiful. Describe and compare measurable attributes. Students use
measurements to make and market art products.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.2 Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally. Students will listen to oral history about folk art, then demonstrate history in art

NC Essential Standards:

K-1V .1 Use the language of visual arts to communicate effectively.
K-.V -121 Identify various art materials and tools.
K.-1.2 Create original art that expresses ideas about oneself.
K .1.3 Recognize various symbols and themes in daily life.
K-.1.4 Understand characteristics of the Elements of Art, including lines, shapes, colors, and texture.
K-.1.5 Recognize characteristics of the Principles of Design, including repetition and contrast.
These foundational art skills apply to all art students k-12. Students will discuss and learn about how art can be healthy in regards to making and marketing scientific compounds. Students will use fundemental art essentials to learn about a wholistic learning process.
3.P.2 Understand the structure and properties of matter before and after they undergo a change.
3.P .2.1 Recognize that air is a substance that surrounds us, takes up space and has mass.
3.P .2.2 Compare solids, liquids, and gases based on their basic properties.
3.P .2.3 Summarize changes that occur to the observable properties of materials when different degrees of heat are applied to them, such as melting ice or ice cream, boiling water or an egg, or freezing water. Students discuss scientific ideas such as matter, heat,
solids and liquids.

B.CX.2 Understand the interdisciplinary connections and life applications of the visual arts.
B.CX.2.1 Analyze the contribution of art to the design of consumable goods, products, and services, both historical and contemporary.
B.CX.2.2 Recognize the interdisciplinary knowledge used in the creation of art.
B.CX.2.3 Analyze the collaborative process in the creation of art.
B.CX.2.4 Analyze the role of art in creatingdigital images, technological products, and design Students can learn to make art that’s good for their bodies. They can also learn how to market their artwork.



Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance (Individuals and organizations listed in this Directory can provide proof of insurance upon request. ASC does not hold copies of current documentation for providers): Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes


Allison Houchins
Hiddenite Museum
316 Hiddenite Church Rd, Hiddenite, NC 28636
(828) 632-6966

Tanya Staggs
Travellers Rest
636 Farrell Pkwy, Nashville, TN 37220
(615) 832-8197

Sam Davis Home
1399 Sam Davis Rd, Smyrna, TN 37167

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations should be made within two 2 weeks of the scheduled event.  A cancellation fee of $250 will be charged per session.