Methow Arts education programs spotlight BIPOC artists Historically underrepresented in arts education curricula, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) artists took center stage in Methow Arts’ art lessons during the winter and spring of 2021. Studying contemporary art—in particular the work of traditionally underrepresented communities, such as BIPOC artists—is critical to an understanding of
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 Arts, a
Do you have a successful arts program, policy or practice that will help school directors sharpen their governance skills to improve student learning? If so, please consider submitting a proposal to present a breakout session about arts education at the 2011 WSSDA Annual Conference taking place Nov. 17-20 in Bellevue. Applications are being accepted through
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The All Kids Can CREATE visual arts program showcases how students with and without disabilities learn through the arts in their schools and communities. The program is presented annually by VSA and CVS Caremark All Kids Can. All submitted artwork will be featured in an online gallery and considered for display in a national touring
The GRAMMY Signature Schools Enterprise Award provides special awards and cash grants to public high school music programs across the country based primarily upon need. Grants range from $1,000 - $5,000 As the GRAMMY Award signifies excellence in recording, GRAMMY Signature Schools is designed to honor exceptional public high school music programs across the country
Verizon Thinkfinity partner, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts re-launched its website for K-12 arts education, ARTSEDGE on October 2 with an emphasis on innovative technology to support the teaching of the arts and the changing trends in education. ARTSEDGE is dedicated to bringing the arts directly to K-12 classrooms across the
The Tacoma Art Museum’s guided and self-guided school tours provide students with an in-depth exploration of a specific current exhibition and relevant, accompanying art concepts. A two-hour tour can accommodate up to sixty students with an interactive gallery visit and a hands-on art lesson. Pre- and post-visit curriculum guides containing images, lesson plans, and background