A SNAPSHOT OF THE STATE OF THE ARTS Cornerstones of Creative Capacity (C3) is a research project designed to support equity in arts education by (1) identifying the current arts education infrastructure reality in school districts throughout King County, Washington and (2) determining infrastructure essentials to sustain arts education as defined


Board Candidate Surveys are ready! Just look for your district and any candidates who completed the survey are hyperlinked. No link in your district? That means your candidates didn't respond and it is a GREAT opportunity for you to check out the smARTS arts education guide. Begin the conversation with your school board about the supporting The

Volunteer with Us!

Community activism's most important ingredient is the community. Join our volunteer team today! Click on any of the titles to read the full volunteer job description. Click here to apply online. We'll be adding more positions throughout the year so if you don't see what you're looking for,  check back or fill out an application

Why do we need ArtsEd Washington?

As I’ve been chatting with folks about ArtsEd Washington, I sometimes get a blank stare back when I say that we’re an arts education advocacy organization. I admit it is a mouthful. Let me break it down. ArtsEd Washington works to change policies and systems. That still doesn't quite project the nuances though. Let me

Art is Messy (and so are Website Redesigns)

ArtsEd Washington has been around since 1983. We’ve had many looks, a couple of names, and changed to reflect the state we serve. Over the next few months, we will be updating many things, the first of which will be the website. Sometimes, the process is meticulous as figure drawing at an atelier. Sometimes, it

Friendraiser October 19th

We’re throwing ourselves a party! Join us on Oct 19 between 6-9PM at Union Coffee in Seattle. This casual, drop-in event is your opportunity to mingle with other arts education advocates in the Seattle area, meet Danielle, our new ED, and bid on some spectacular elementary student art. We'll also be selling raffle tickets. Are

ArtsEd Seeks New Board Members

ArtsEd Washington is a nonprofit organization that helps public schools support arts education. Founded in 1982 as the Washington Alliance for Arts Education, we have a proud history of communicating the benefits of arts education, increasing educators’ capacity to incorporate arts education into the school day, and helping community members express their support for arts

Seattle Friendraiser for ArtsEd Washington

Dance, Media Arts, Music, Theatre or Visual Arts all deserve a place in every school—ArtsEd Washington strives to make that a reality. Come support that mission on October 19th from 6-9PM at Union Coffee on 2407 E Union St, Suite B, Seattle   Welcome our new Executive Director, Danielle! Meet with other arts advocates in

School Board Candidates Survey on the Arts is Live!

School Boards hold the key to arts education Candidates- Take the Survey Voters- Find Your Candidate With hundreds of Washington school board positions up for election this fall, voters have a critical opportunity to select leaders who are committed to providing the high quality, sequential arts learning that every student deserves to develop vital 21st-century