Schools across Kentucky may request funding for arts in education programs from the Fund for the Arts through the Delta Dental Making Smiles Happen Arts in Education Initiative.
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.
New research commissioned by the William Penn Foundation and conducted by WolfBrown and Johns Hopkins University examines the impact and potential benefits of the arts on students.
Register now for the 2nd annual Arts Education Summit, scheduled for June 14-15 at the Galt House in Louisville.
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 [...]
People attending the first Kentucky Arts Summit in June heard one message loud and clear – the arts are alive and well in Kentucky.
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 [...]
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 [...]
New National Core Arts Standards, which are making their way through the state’s approval process, could change the way the subject is taught in Kentucky.
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 [...]