Yesterday was the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march on Washington, D.C. where Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his famous, “I have a dream…” speech. Building upon Dr. King’s passion and leadership, the Governor’s Office of Minority Empowerment offers students a chance to creatively express ways to work together to generate opportunities to better themselves and society as a whole with [...]
In honor of Kentucky’s public servants, students are invited to participate in the 2013 Public Service Recognition Poster Contest. The theme of Public Service Recognition Week (Oct. 7-11) is “Making a difference, every day in every way,” should be expressed through the artwork. Entries will be judged in three age categories: 6-9, 10-13 and 14-18. Winners receive a $100 award [...]
Teachers were offered a cornucopia of art experiences during the 3rd annual Berea Festival of Learnshops in July. Over 100 workshops were offered to teachers and the public.
Teachers can win $1,000 for the classroom by entering the WetlandsLIVE video contest. Highlight a service learning project, art or music activity, field research, or any other project focusing on wetlands. For more information, go to http://wetlandslive.pwnet.org/.
The Kentucky Arts Council provides operating support to many nonprofit arts organizations in Kentucky. A chronological listing of summer camps hosted by these organizations can be found here.
The Arts Education Partnership is announcing the release of ArtsEdSearch.org - the nation’s first online research and policy clearinghouse that documents the educational outcomes of arts learning for students and teachers. ArtsEdSearch grew out of a need for high quality, centrally located and user-friendly information on the essential role the arts play in developing students’ creative thinking, problem solving, communication [...]
The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) is honoring the six winning 2012 Eco-Art Contest high school artists this week by presenting awards at the respective schools. The Kentucky students used the contest themes or categories of conservation, pollution prevention and environmental protection and submitted artwork using the media types of drawing/painting/print, mixed media, sculpture and photographs. The winners of [...]
The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) is seeking nominations for the 2011–12 Eco-Art Contest, formerly known as the Green Art Contest. Multiple awards will be presented to eligible Kentucky high school students who create art using the contest themes or categories of conservation, pollution prevention and environmental protection. Students may submit artwork using the media types of drawing/painting/print, mixed [...]