Arts Learning Collaboration Grants and Lifelong Arts Engagement Grants

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To ensure that our grantmaking in the area of Arts Learning continues to serve the sector’s evolving needs, reach applicants where they are, and direct essential funding support to the most diverse range of programs and projects, the Arts Learning Grant program has been substantially renovated for Fiscal Year 2017.

Teaching Artist Symposium: State of the Teaching Artist Field

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On Saturday, February 27, the Arizona Commission on the Arts will present a Teaching Artist Symposium with Lincoln Center Education at Mesa Arts Center. Presenting partners include Childsplay, Phoenix Office of Arts & Culture, and Mesa Arts Center.

Arts Partnership Strengthens a Challenged School

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“This grant allowed us to significantly increase the services we offer and the scope of the partnership between Children First Academy and Free Arts. Before, we would spend one to two days a year on campus doing a general project with the entire school. During this academic year, we will be on campus almost every… Read more »

Teaching Artists and the Future of Education: A Report from NORC at the University of Chicago

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Title of Resource: Teaching Artists and the Future of Education Published: September 2011 Publishing Organization: NORC at the University of Chicago Document Type: Online Document Format: PDF Summary:  NORC at the University of Chicago has released a landmark report on a three-year study of teaching artists (TAs)-artists who make teaching a part of their professional practice.  Teaching… Read more »