Cultural Arts at Mason
Exciting cultural arts events hosted at Mason:
- Peachtree Brass: A magical mixture of the classics, pop and just the right amount of comedy and wit sprinkled in.
- Atlanta Percussion Trio: The group provides upbeat, high-energy programs to entertain and educate students about the world of percussion sounds. Each of their programs is fast-paced and highly participatory as well as being structured to reinforce other areas of the students’ curricula.
- Ginn Magic: David Ginn of Ginnmagic.com performs 300-400 shows yearly at schools, libraries, conventions, and churches.
- Storytelling with Joanna Maddox: This program incorporates women’s history and social studies; the time period covered is before the Civil War. Language arts can be introduced by students writing an essay about Harriet Tubman.
- AtsMagic: Shows are filled with captivating sleight of hand magic, audience interaction, comedy, and most important of all, educationally significant material that is current with state standards.
- Science Educator, Michael Michael Johnson: "Science is the systematic enterprise of gathering knowledge about the universe and organizing and condensing thatknowledge into testable laws and theories! In Elementary and Middle School terms, Science Is 'Fun', which opens up a world of discovery and exploration that are endless!"
- Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution - The Traveling Trunk: Whether in Revolutionary War era uniforms, 18 century period dress, or 21st century business attire, our membership delivers presentations on American Heritage, our Constitution, Colonial History and many other themes depicting the traditions of the men and women that won our freedom and built the American Nation.
- Kaiser Permanente - Give Peas a Chance: The Program deals with the growing epidemic of childhood obesity. “Give Peas a Chance” is a 40-minute puppet show that uses humor, stimulating visuals and audience interaction to teach kids how to make healthy nutrition choices and the benefits of physical activity.