Paper examines arts education access in rural areas

A new working paper, “Leveraging Change: Increasing Access to Arts Education in Rural Areas,” examines access to arts education in rural areas, including the opportunities and challenges that may arise with increasing access.

By |2020-09-14T15:36:27-04:00June 1, 2017|

Arts initiative offers grants to eastern, western Kentucky schools

Schools in eastern and western Kentucky may request funding for arts in education programs through the Delta Dental Making Smiles Happen Arts in Education Initiative. The program, which provided enriching arts experiences for 17,500 students in eastern Kentucky and Jefferson County in its first year, has been expanded to provide arts in education programs for an estimated 10,000 additional students [...]

By |2016-11-16T09:17:20-05:00November 17, 2016|

Berea Festival of Learnshops registration open

Registration is open for the Berea Festival of Learnshops July 8-24, which includes workshops lasting from two hours to two days on topics ranging from creative writing to blacksmithing, as well as professional development for educators. A two-day Arts in Education package includes three to nine hours of hands-on sessions and three to nine hours of arts education updates and [...]

By |2020-11-09T15:44:59-05:00March 17, 2016|

Arts initiative offers grants to southeastern Kentucky schools

Schools in southeastern Kentucky may request up to $2,500 in funding through the Delta Dental Making Smiles Happen Arts in Education Initiative. The program is designed to increase and reinforce opportunities for students across all grade levels. Through this initiative, students have access to the arts as a critical component of their overall education experience. Funding is available to teachers [...]

By |2015-12-09T13:45:44-05:00December 10, 2015|

Workshop on using art in curricula set at UK

Steve Willis, professor of art education at Missouri State University, will lead a workshop on Sept. 13 called Mining the Museum: Using Art to Teach Across Curriculums. The workshop will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, 405 Rose Street, Lexington. It will focus on creating context for art. Afternoon break-out [...]

By |2014-09-04T09:00:41-04:00August 28, 2014|
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