5 Ways to Advocate for Arts Education

Categories: Blog, Education
Why this matters: Because arts education is an essential part of a complete, balanced education for all students.   Compiled by Lillian Parker Communications Manager Last week, ASC joined Americans for the Arts and supporters throughout the country in observing National Arts in Education Week, a week-long celebration of the impact of arts in education. Participants shared …

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Nature: The Cool New App

Categories: Blog, Education, Home Featured, Studio 345
Why this matters: Through participation in the Studio 345 Journeys program, students gain self-confidence, develop resiliency and begin to understand their place in the world. By Natalie Blundell Davidson College Impact Fellow What do you get when you put 16 digitally-dependent students in a national park with no cell service for a week? You get immense growth and alternative sources of fun. This summer, each of these Studio 345 Journeys students acquired callused hiking …

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Studio 345 Students Explore Issues of Equality through Art

Categories: Blog, Education, Studio 345
Why this matters: The Studio 345 Summer Program provides middle and high school students an intentional space to create, allows opportunities for free expression and deepens their understanding of the world around them through the arts. By Amy Mitchell Communications Manager To spark inspiration for a mixed media art project about the Civil Rights movement, …

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Every kid deserves to experience a cultural field trip. Help make it happen.

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Why this matters: Because every student deserves an opportunity to experience cultural field trips, but not every parent and not every school can make it happen. By Amy Mitchell Communications Manager As middle school students prepare to go back to school this month, there’s one item that needs to be on their school supply lists …

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Performing arts residencies help teachers grow with their students

Categories: ASC, Blog, Education

By Amy Mitchell Communications Manager Ms. Kathryn Knight has been teaching Pre-Kindergarten for 10 years. “Getting a letter from a parent saying ‘thank you for your patience and courage to invest in my daughter,’” is what keeps her excited to continue her work each day. Visiting her classroom, you know that this parent is right. …

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