Emphasizing the connection between arts education and the healthy whole development of children and youth.
Arts For All is strengthening partnerships with community partners to support artist educators entering the community and the staff and space are ready to receive arts programming.
Being ArtsReady means that the people who work with children and youth everyday understand the arts are important, and are ready to provide positive environments where meaningful arts education approaches engage children and youth.
Meaningful arts activities provide space to tap into inner worlds, express deep emotions and beliefs, and share these with others, so that we can all learn from one another and grow together as healthy, engaged citizens.others, so that we can all learn from one another and grow together as healthy, engaged citizens.
Professional Learning Access (PLA)
Professional Learning Portals
Creating an Environment
Focus-ready spaces are community sites where staff receive the arts with enthusiasm, engage with children in activities, and are consistently the sites where everyone has a positive experience. Children are able to benefit the most from these quality experiences in terms of developing the skills and capacities related to the arts in support of their overall human development.
Inquiry in Art
What are the different ways that learning can happen? How can we shape our classrooms to support new ways of learning? Can we deepen our understanding and make connections between arts exploration and inquiry-based spaces?
Workshop: Why Arts Education Matters
A one-hour workshop designed for community organization staff to learn Why Arts Education Matters, make connections between arts and the healthy, whole development of children, and engage in meaningful arts activities and approaches.
Inquiry in Art Workshop
This workshop engages all attendees in an experience that emulates an environment for arts exploration and plants a very important seed for thinking about children and their learning.