Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Conferences

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.
Contests

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.
Contests

YoungArts accepting applications for its national arts competition

YoungArts is now accepting applications for its 2017 national arts competition, which offers students up to $10,000 in cash awards, mentorship and professional support, and opportunities to take master classes taught by accomplished artists.
Announcements

Students invited to see Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’ in Murray

The Murray Shakespeare Festival will host two daytime performances of “Macbeth” for students March 7-8 at Murray State University’s Lovett Auditorium.
Resources

Apply for Arts Inclusion residencies

VSA Kentucky – in partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education and VSA, a Program of the Kennedy Center – is offering awards of $1,300 to schools throughout Kentucky to fund inclusionary, hands-on arts projects through the Arts Inclusion Program.
Contests

Student art contest to promote safety on the roads

The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has launched the Road Safety Kids’ Art Contest for students in grades K-6 as part of its goal of reducing crashes, injuries and fatalities involving large trucks and buses.
Announcements

Call for student artwork

VSA Kentucky is extending a Call for Art to K-12 students with disabilities in schools across the Commonwealth.
Resources

Kentucky Arts Council offers arts education opportunities

If you’re a Kentucky teacher and you want to schedule a field trip to a museum or play, bring in an artist for a residency with your classroom, schedule a performing artist to visit your school or take advantage of other arts education programs, the Kentucky Arts Council offers many educational opportunity grants for the fall semester.
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
Resources

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.