Exploring the Arts (ETA) invites arts and academic teachers from ETA Partner Schools to apply for Arts Access Grants to support the arts in their classrooms in the 2017-18 school year.
This spring, Orchestra of St. Luke's is proud to collaborate with Taylor 2 of Paul Taylor America Modern Dance. Taylor's most famous dances - Esplanade and Profiles - endeavor to reenact our everyday movements and interactions with one another through the spectacular music of J.S. Bach and Jan Radzynski.
Hands-on educational workshops. Prestigious keynote speakers. World-class performances.
Immersive professional development like you've never seen before.
For three weeks during the summer of 2017, Lincoln Center opens its doors to artists, educators, teaching artists and participants from around the world who are interested in the intersection of arts, education and community.
The UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture has announced the second year of FORM Academy - a free multidisciplinary summer arts program for 25 high school students (entering 10th – entering 12th graders) in Los Angeles County. Selected participants will be introduced to a range of media including visual arts, film, video, sculpture and more…, as well as the opportunity to experience life on a university campus, including an overnight stay in the dorms, tours of campus museums and career guidance.
On January 24, 2017 Exploring the Arts held a workshop on Culturally Inclusive Arts Education for teachers and administrators in our Partner School Network. Cultural strategist, Keonna Hendrick lead participants to consider new practices and attitudes for developing stronger relationships with diverse learners, artists and artworks, while improving cultural competency skills for multicultural art education.
The guides cover approaches that principals and teachers across ESI high schools have identified as important to helping young men of color reach—and be well prepared for—college. (Other topics include Early Exposure to and Preparation for College, Improving Academic Readiness for College, and Creating Supportive Bonds of Brotherhood).
The Wallis is pleased to offer an opportunity for youth ages 12-18 to become a Student Arts Reporter. This program is designed for students interested in the arts and journalism or critical writing. The Wallis is proud to partner with the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle to help mentor students to view productions with a critical eye and write reviews for selected Wallis performances throughout the season.
Teaching Living Cultures (TLC) is a PreK-12 arts education program of the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute in Harlem that immerses students in the music, dance, theater, moving image, and the visual arts of the African Diaspora. Beyond providing high caliber arts-based educational programs that meet NY State Common Core Standards, TLC addresses the crisis of disengagement and exclusion amongst Black and Latino youth.
The Fender Music Foundation awards instruments and equipment to eligible music instruction programs. These items are lightly used, blemished or otherwise imperfect and have been collected from manufacturers and retailers. Descriptions regarding the specific imperfections of each instrument will be available to selected programs.
The arts are now recognized as "official uses" in official USDOE guidance on Every Student Succeeds Act Student Support and Enrichment Grants and contribute to a well-rounded education! We'll stay tuned to how this guidance is resolved in actual legislation and state-level plans for 2017, and hope you will too.