LiterARTcy was a full day of teacher workshops for teachers from both the Ottawa Public and the Ottawa Catholic School Board, held on Tuesday November 18th. There were approximately 80 teachers attending and the four artists participating were: Chris Jackson, Marc Walter, Daniel Richer and Alvaro De Minaya, representing music, visual arts and literary arts.
Each artist offered a morning and afternoon workshop of 2 hours each, and there was a maximum of 20 teachers in each group. The focus was to highlight the connection between Literacy and the Arts. It was held at the beautiful site of Strathmere House in North Gower.