The Educational Theatre Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Educational Theatre Association, is launching a partnership with the upcoming NBC-TV show RISE. The R.I.S.E America Project is a $500,000 grant opportunity for high school theater programs nationwide.
Students in grades 9-12 are invited to submit original artwork for the Governor’s Derby Poster Contest. Students are invited to submit their rendition of what they think Derby day looks like, with the winning poster to be displayed in the Capitol.
The Ovation Foundation has released two new resources focused on visual arts as part of its Arts Ed Toolkit.
The Musical Inspirations Art Contest gives Kentucky students in grades 8-12 the opportunity to create an original two-dimensional art piece that is inspired by the music of Modest Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition.”
VH1 Save The Music Foundation has released its 2017 Principal’s Guide, which provides music educators with key information, resources and insight for building their school’s music program.
With cash prizes of up to $5,000, The ArtEffect Project recognizes student art projects that creatively interpret an unsung hero story through a visual arts project, short narrative film, play or creative story.
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.
The Kentucky Department of Education has expanded its cohort of regional visual and performing arts specialists for the 2017-18 school year.
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.
High school seniors may enter original artwork in the 2018 Kentucky Association of Counties Calendar Contest.