Monday, July 24, 2017
Logan Smith was awarded the Three Dimensional Best in Show at the Kentucky Art Education Society’s high school All-State Art Competition. Smith is a student at DuPont Manual High School (Jefferson County). Photo submitted by Jefferson County Public Schools

All-state art competition winners announced

After another successful year of making art, the 2017 Kentucky Art Education Association’s All-State Art Competitions exhibited the best of the best from the Commonwealth of Kentucky

2016 Nation’s Arts Report Card Toolkit available

The National Assessment Governing Board has released the fifth National Assessment of Educational Progress in the Arts.

Paper examines arts education access in rural areas

A new working paper, “Leveraging Change: Increasing Access to Arts Education in Rural Areas,” examines access to arts education in rural areas, including the opportunities and challenges that may arise with increasing access.

2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts awards announced

The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars selected 20 students from YoungArts finalists as recipients of the 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts award.

Research shows arts education promotes student success

New research commissioned by the William Penn Foundation and conducted by WolfBrown and Johns Hopkins University examines the impact and potential benefits of the arts on students.

Grant program for underserved schools renewed

Three Kentucky schools received New Troupe Charter Grants in the 2016-17 school year.

Art contest invites students to depict life on Mars

The Mars Society is holding an art contest in which students in grades 4-12 may submit up to three works of art illustrating human...

UK School of Music hosting Dalcroze institute

The University of Kentucky School of Music will offer its UK Dalcroze Institute on the Dalcroze Eurhythmics approach to music education July 10-21 in...

Kentucky Coalition for Arts Education summit set

The Kentucky Coalition for Arts Education and its member organizations will hold the Kentucky Arts Education Summit June 14-15 at the Galt House Hotel...

Walton-Verona honored for music education efforts

The Walton-Verona Independent school district has been recognized by The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation as one of its Best Communities for...