Karen O. Brown

Karen O. Brown provides workshops, residences and Professional Development workshops focusing on arts integration, STEM to STEAM and hands-on learning for all. Karen Brown's workshops are available all year. Please contact her at karenobrownarts@gmail.com and register for her programs below.

AHFES In-School

A reminder that the DC Collaborative no longer provides direct funds to cover costs for in-school programs. Note: In-school Placements will be scheduled based on mutual availability and will be determined after the lottery requests are assigned.

Presented by: Karen O. Brown

Students learn hands-on bookmaking connecting to your choice of classroom subjects. Book structures offered include the Cereal Box book, the Japanese Accordion fold, Maze books, the Iris Fold, the House Book, Pop-Ups and more! Students engage quickly as we explore new materials and techniques. This workshop reaches all types of learners and is excellent for lessons needing a fresh approach. The workshop or residency is individually designed for your classroom or team. Professional Development workshops for teachers in Bookmaking and other subjects are also offered.
Length of the Event: Half-day or Full-day workshops available
Capacity per workshop: _______
Visual Arts
Curriculum Connections: Science, Math, History & Geography, Diversity, Foreign Language, Technology, Architecture/Urban Studies, Language Arts
Grades: PreK-5
Cost: Half-day $650/ Full-day $850
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for "Handmade Books for Every Classroom!"

Presented by: Karen O. Brown

Sharpen students engineering skills with engaging, hands-on learning! A variety of projects offered include: Galimotos: Toy trucks and cars made from recycled materials and they actually roll! Based on the children's book entitled “Galimoto." (1-5th grade) Matatu: Toy size Mini-vans from Kenya made from recycled materials-each depicting a theme. Based on the children’s book entitled “Matatu.” (PreK-3rd grade)
Length of the Event: Half-day or Full-day workshops available
Capacity per workshop: _______
Discipline: Visual Arts
Curriculum Connections: Language Arts, Architecture/Urban Studies, History & Geography, Diversity, Science
Grades: PreK-5
Cost: Half-day $650/ Full-day $850 
View the Standards Alignment

for "Full STEM to Full STEAM Ahead!"


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Location: 923 F Street, NW, #303
Washington, DC 20004
P: 202.470.6467

The DC Collaborative is a FY19 Service Organization grant recipient of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

The DC Collaborative is proud to receive a grant for its Collective Impact work supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.