Saturday, November 25, 2017

Artisans leading hands-on holiday workshops in Berea

Registration for the Make It, Take it holiday workshops in Berea is open. With the guidance of expert artisans, master craftspeople and sustainability experts, participants can create a handmade gift worthy of becoming a family heirloom, and educators can learn new skills to share with their students and receive professional development credit.

Kentucky Arts Council hosting workshops on its grants, programs

The Kentucky Arts Council is offering informational workshops throughout Kentucky in November for artists, teachers, community members and other arts shareholders interested in learning how to apply for grants, get involved with programs and otherwise work in partnership with the state arts agency.

KDE expands regional visual and performing arts specialists

The Kentucky Department of Education has expanded its cohort of regional visual and performing arts specialists for the 2017-18 school year.

Governor’s School for the Arts application process opened

The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts application process for the 2018 Summer Program is now available. The deadline for students to apply is Jan. 12.

Twelve schools awarded Kentucky Arts Council grants

The Kentucky Arts Council awarded 19 grants to 12 schools in October to fund student transportation to and from arts-related field trips through the TranspARTation Grant program.

Calendar contest open to high school students

High school seniors may enter original artwork in the 2018 Kentucky Association of Counties Calendar Contest.

Frazier museum presents program on Kentucky capitol

The Frazier History Museum is hosting a professional learning program focusing on the Kentucky State Capitol on Nov. 4 at the museum in Louisville.

Arts in Education grants available

The Fund for the Arts is providing Arts in Education grants to K-12 teachers across Kentucky through its Delta Dental Making Smiles Happen Arts in Education Initiative.

Songwriting challenge opens for high school students

In order to encourage young artists to enter musical theater, the National Endowment for the Arts is expanding its Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge to a national program available to all high school songwriters working in any musical genre.

Rigging safety initiative accepting applications

The Rigging Safety Initiative offers free stage rigging inspections and safety training for secondary schools across America. Schools can apply for the service twice a year, in spring and fall.