In-Person K-12 School Assemblies
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Mark Kistler assemblies are the most anticipated of the year!
- Mary, Superintendent, Bakersfield, CA
Mark Kistler In-Person!
Engaging Visual Arts K-12 Assemblies. Lasting Results.
Mark Kistler has presented his acclaimed techniques to over 4,000 school assemblies.
Through television, books, Internet and appearances, Mark has taught millions of children the world over how to stretch their imaginations by adding depth and perspective to their drawings.
He can teach your students too!
...Outcomes that Count!
“Being able to transfer thoughts into three dimensional drawings develops critical thinking and visual communication skills.”
– Tim Decker, Former “Simpsons” & Disney Animator
“If they’re worried about their test scores and want a way to get them higher, they need to give kids more arts…”
– Tom Horne, Former Arizona State Superintendent
“Just look at the inventors of the iPhone and the developers of Google… Creative experiences are part of the daily work life of engineers, business managers, and other professionals… America’s children will need to be inventive and imaginative. The best way to foster that creativity is through arts education.” – Former Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan
Why Schedule a K-12 Learn-to-Draw Assembly with Mark Kistler?
Here’s What You’re In For When You Schedule a K-12 Visual Arts Assembly With Mark Kistler!
Two dynamic live performances with Mark Kistler. One assembly for lower grades and another for the upper grades. FRESH NEW ASSEMBLIES EACH YEAR!
Students arrive at the assembly equipped with paper, pencil, and a clip board, slate or book to use as a lap desk.
Mark Kistler has the group (up to 5,000 at a time!) sit on the floor (elementary), or bleachers (middle school), or auditorium theater seats (high school) and draw along with him.
Using a document camera, and computer-projected animation, Mark expertly guides your students through an extraordinary imagination adventure. Your students learn how-to-draw in 3-D while creating great illustrated stories of journeys to the bottom of the sea, time-travel adventures of dinosaurs, ancient Egyptian mummies, King Arthur’s Camelot, or perhaps even alien penguins and ninja squirrels!
Mark Kistler inspires your students to “Dream it! Draw it! Do it!!” in harnessing the power of their imagination to make their life dreams come true. Many of Mark’s alumni achieved their dreams while working on professional projects like Shrek, Madagascar, Toy Story, Alvin and the Chipmunks, The Incredibles, The Simpsons, Frozen, X-Men, Despicable Me, Lion King, Tangled, Little Mermaid, and many more.
(Actual completed drawings from in-person school assemblies)
Schedule a "FAMILY ART NIGHT" with Mark Kistler!
Scheduled the evening following your daytime in-person assemblies, Mr. Mark invites all the students and their parents back for a funtastically cool Family Art Night! This interactive evening of creative drawing family adventures inspires parents and grandparents to “Draw! Draw! Draw!” with their children. Typically scheduled 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm this program has broken parent attendance records at over 1,000 schools!
About Mark Kistler and Mark’s Inspiring Assemblies
Mark Kistler has presented his acclaimed K-12 Virtual Arts Assembly to thousands of schools around the world. He inspires your students to “Dream it! Draw it! Do it!!” in harnessing the power of their imagination to make their life dreams come true. Many of Mark’s alumni achieved their dreams while working on professional projects like Shrek, Madagascar, Toy Story, Alvin and the Chipmunks, The Incredibles, The Simpsons, and many more.
For three decades, Mark Kistler has been teaching kids at over thousands schools with this world-famous assembly program. This is an unforgettable hands-on assembly that encourages students, teachers, and parents to participate. Mark has taught millions of children around the world how to draw…he can teach your students, too!
44 years of School Assembly performances
Thousands school assembly performances
42,000 downloads of his iPhone App “Learn To Draw With Mark Kistler”
Millions visitors on markkistler.com/Mark Kistler Youtube/Amazon Prime
Author/Illustrator of 14 popular “How-to-Draw” books
Over a Million Mark Kistler books sold
2010 Emmy Award Winner
Creator/host of Public Television’s “Mark Kistler’s Imagination Station”
Co-created and star of the 1980's PBS children's series "The Secret City"
Mark deeply believes that learning how to draw in three dimensions builds a child’s critical thinking skills while nourishing self-esteem. His positive messages on goal setting, dream conquering, and the power of reading have sparked millions of children around the world to discover their awesome individual potentials.
WHAT ABOUT YOUR BOOKS? CAN WE STILL GET SIGNED COPIES IF YOU’RE IN TEXAS?
YES! and YES! I will be glad to sign and send your students books. I’ll provide a book order form for before and after the assembly.
I PROMISE to INSPIRE your GENIUS students on my VIRTUAL VISIT! LET’s travel on this new ART ADVENTURE together!