Recognition Event in Butwal, Nepal on January 4,2020

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Our good friends and partners in Butwal, Nepal [southern Nepal] have just completed their Regional Recognition Event at Manimukunda College, Butwal.  Mr. Tuk Bahadur Chhetri, President, welcomed Mrs. Marianne Milks and Dr. Carl Milks, visiting from the United States, who assisted in the presentation of awards to the many students who participated from Everest English …

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Hexagon Project Founder Plays Part in Elementary School’s Birthday Celebration

Beth Burkhauser remembers fondly the 26 years she spent teaching art at McNichols Plaza Elementary School in Scranton Pennsylvania. She was thrilled to be invited back to help celebrate the school’s 40th birthday. Founding principal Marty Kuhn joined current principal Mina Ardestani, teachers old and new, and a wonderfully diverse group of parents and children. …

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Art Theme of Scranton Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast

The Hexagon Project’s Beth Burkhauser was pleased to introduce the keynote speaker at the 57th Annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Sondra Myers, the speaker, has a connection to the beginning of the Hexagon Project. The theme of the breakfast was “Framing the Future.” Over 400 community members gathered at the historic Radisson Lackawanna …

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Changing Perspectives of Waterways: a Hexagon Art Project & Community Partnership

An example of the Hexagon Project in action is a community partnership project between the Wyoming Seminary Upper School and the Eastern Pennsylvania Coalition on Acid Mine Reclamation (EPCAMR). Facilitated by science teacher Andrea Nerozzi and EPCAMR director Bobby Hughes, students studied the environmental devastation resulting from mining. Nine students from the United States, China, …

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Inspiring Calligraphers to Explore Interdependence

Though the Hexagon Project is often identified as an arts and education project for students, we also take the message of interdependence to community events, groups and organizations. In May of this year Beth Burkhauser was a guest artist and conducted a workshop at Marywood University for the Calligraphers’ Guild of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The workshop …

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The Hexagon Project on WILK News Radio

Beth Burkhauser and Lisa Temples spoke about Interdependence Day and the Hexagon Project in two interviews with WILK News Radio. The Interdependence Hexagon Project was born out of Interdependence Day.  Beth and Lisa discussed that and the exhibit of over 500 “hexagonal” pieces of art from schools and events around the world that will be …

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