The Kentucky Personnel Cabinet’s Office of Employee Relations is celebrating Public Service Recognition Week May 3-9 by inviting students ages 6-18 to participate in a poster contest that acknowledges the achievements and contributions of state employees in their communities.
The Tammie DeMessie-Shelton Scholarship will award $500 to two students who plan to major in studio art or art education in college.
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
Nine Kentucky high school students have been selected to participate in the 2021 Bands of America Honor Band in the Rose Parade.
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.
Jennifer Bruton Sims was named the 2017-18 Art Educator of the Year by the Kentucky Art Education Association at its annual conference. A 20-year veteran in Hart County schools, Sims teaches at Munfordville Elementary School.
The Kentucky Department of Education has expanded its cohort of regional visual and performing arts specialists for the 2017-18 school year.
Nathan Wilson, orchestra director at Leestown Middle School (Fayette County), has received the 2020 Outstanding Educator of the Year Award (grades K-12) from the Kentucky Chapter of the American String Teachers Association.
The Kentucky Historical Society’s outreach program, History smArts, enhances skills in visual and historical literacy among students with the aid of artifact collections.
2017 is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Henry David Thoreau. In recognition of his birth, WoodSongs is offering a free download of materials educators can use in the classroom.