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
"After the Plague, Came the Renaissance" Teaching Music This Year Written by Daisy Emans - Kentwood High School Chorale Director, President of the Green River Music Educators' Association As this school year is wrapping up, I find myself reflecting on the joys, the successes and also everything that was a loss for me and my
Where to Start with Arts Advocacy Brought to you by Andria Rodebaugh, ArtsEd Washington Intern, University of Washington Graduating Senior Advocating for the arts can seem like a daunting task when you don’t know where to start. Through my recent Artivism 2.0 training I was able to get a grip on where to start as
How to Start Advocating for the Arts in your schools Are you interested in advocating for arts education in the schools in your community, but don’t know where to start? We have some pointers for you. Talking to your school board and other decision-makers about the importance of arts education is easy when you’ve got
Thank you to Governor Jay Inlsee for recognizing May as Arts Education Month. In these times of unprecedented stress, isolation, and trauma, access to a robust education in the arts for our school children is more important than ever. Join the CADRE of Arts Advocates to keep up-to-date with Arts Ed Washington and statewide arts
Covid-19 has disrupted the normal education process and presented particular challenges to learning and teaching in the Arts. Office of Superintendent of Public Instructions (OSPI) in collaboration with the Statewide Arts Education Advisory Team created a set of documents to emphasize the importance of the arts in a COVID-19 environment.
ArtsEd Washington invites you to join the statewide public awareness campaign in May. Community participation is critical to the success of Arts Education Month. Our dedicated partners include Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Arts and Washington State Arts Commission.