Thursday, March 4, 2021
Announcements

Kentucky Science Center announces fourth annual Girls STEAM Club

The Kentucky Science Center’s (KSC) fourth annual Girls STEAM Club will begin in March. The program provides opportunities to meet a STEAM mentor, do hands-on activities and attend KSC’s Virtual Youth Science Summit.
Contests

Louisville Zoo asking students to make art, instruments out of trash

The Louisville Zoo is holding its annual recycled art contest – dubbed “Trashformation” – online this year.
Contests

Greeting card company holding scholarship art contest

High school students may enter The Gallery Collection’s 14th annual Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest, in which they can submit original artwork or a digital photograph for the front of a greeting card.
Conferences

Virtual training available Nov. 11 on teaching STREAM classes

Online training is scheduled for Nov. 11 on how to teach science, technology, writing, engineering, art and math virtually.
Announcements

Information, applications coming soon for Governor’s School for the Arts

Applications will open soon for the summer 2021 session of the Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA), and the first virtual information session on how to apply will be at 4:30 p.m. ET on Oct. 1.
Recognitions

Six districts recognized among Best Communities for Music Education

Six Kentucky school districts have been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the NAMM Foundation for their outstanding commitment to music education and efforts to assure access to music for all students as part of a well-rounded education.
Announcements

Nine high school musicians selected for Rose Parade honor band

Nine Kentucky high school students have been selected to participate in the 2021 Bands of America Honor Band in the Rose Parade.
Carla Gover, a member of the Kentucky Arts Council’s Teaching Artist Directory, recently conducted a residency with students at Jackson County Middle School. The directory began more than a quarter century ago to provide teachers with a list of teaching artists they could use to bolster their existing arts curriculum or to integrate art into other areas of the curriculum. Photo submitted by Carla Gover

Teaching Artists Directory helps bring art experiences into the classroom

Singer, songwriter and Whitesburg native Carla Gover has been performing for more than 25 years, but she’s also been sharing her variety of art forms with Kentucky students for just as long.
Contests

Students can paint horse blankets for Derby celebration

Students are invited to be part of the Governor’s Derby Celebration by contributing a painted canvas for the tables on the grounds of the Old State Capitol during the festivities.
Announcements

Apply now for art educator fellowship

Applications are open for The Bill Griffith Art Educators Fellowship at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tenn.