Open Minds, Open Doors - Janet Luongo
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and Arts Organizations

See  Search for HOT 2B HEALTHY  rally and comprehensive program, photos, client contact list

See Directory of Artists - Performing - Multi-Disciplinary of the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism.  Schools and non-profit organizations may apply for HALF of Janet's fees for workshops, such as HOT 2B HEALTHY.

  • Keynote speeches
  • Professional development and Teacher in-service
  • Family Programs
  • Student workshops

Topics (customized to client needs)

  • HOT 2B HEALTHY - Fun workshops with stories and interaction, props and visuals that encourage healthy choices of food and exercise. Works with Judy Buch, award-winning ventriloquist, whose humorous and engaging performances reinforces the message.


  • Look, Laugh and Let Go!  The creative process, how to encourage and develop and sustain creativity.  Upbeat slide show with original, colorful and humorous visuals, stories, movement and interaction. 


  • Critical Thinking & Creative Leadership Through the Arts
    • Writing about art
    • View original art and react personally; listen and share many points of view
    • Lead tours of art collections for your peers

"You have far exceeded my expectations as a consultant for our project. From organizing to training to speaking, you did an outstanding job. We want you back."

Robbin Zella, Executive Director, The Housatonic Museum of Art

To view Janet's inter-disciplinary lesson plans on Ansel Adams check out:

  • Creative thinking
    • Multiple intelligences
    • Brain theory and teaching
    • The creative process as applied to language arts, science, the visual arts, enterprise and life skills

 "Janet encouraged me by distilling my concepts into a unified theme,        creating a marketable concept and then suggesting a business         approach. She took my germinating vision and encouraged the focus."

Mark William Patnode, Urban Artists Initiative, New London, CT

The training you delivered was one of the best we've had - full of resources and things we put into use right away."

Teacher, Southington School District

  • Embracing diversity
    • Interdistrict programs, multicultural programs
    • Teamwork
    • How to Communicate with Sensitivity
    • Slide presentations on the cultural accomplishments of women and people of color

"You really care about our students and your programs have brought out their talents and helped them understand their own unique value and potential."

Tony Forni, Chairman of the Board,
the McGivney Center and former G.E. Executive