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Making Learning Visible

A world of authentic art experiences.

The Arts Education Projects you see here reflect how the arts come to life through schools, artists, and community organizations. These projects support a variety of teaching and learning opportunities for preschool through high school students. Framed by the Core Arts Standards, the projects reach diverse students, encourage community partnerships, and nurture student development through creativity.
Education Initiatives

Writers @ Harriman (W@H) is a stimulating and safe week-long residential environment for high school students to explore their interests in imaginative writing. W@H addresses the need_

Ririe Woodbury Dance Company in Residence

The purpose of this project was to bring a professional modern dance company to the West Ada School District for a week to build dance literacy.Out of_

Latino Arts and Culture Workshops

For eight Saturdays in the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016, 30 Latino middle school students took part in this motivational and educational program, Stay-in-School Quinceanera Program that_

Education and Outreach Program

Located in Moscow, ID, the University of Idaho Prichard Art Gallery Education Outreach Program’s mission is to facilitate first-person experiences with significant works of contemporary art. This_

“Ovations” Performing Arts Outreach

The Ovations program operates in conjunction with POAC’s annual performance series, held at the Panida Theater in Sandpoint, providing 1,500 students the opportunity to experience enriching, education-based_

Summer Stages

“Summer Stages” is a three-week summer day camp that reaches approximately 40-50 children ages 4-18. Our goal is to provide top-quality, accessible, affordable and memorable experiences in_

Leveling the Playing Field: Arts Access for Rural Idaho

The Mission of the Music Theatre of Idaho is to provide rich and varied opportunities for performers and patrons by exploring the vast array of musical theatre_

Let’s Samba!

“Let’s Samba!’introduced samba to Cascade kindergartener through 6th graders as well as other community members through a two week school drum and dance residency and an evening_

Art School

From January through May of 2016, 3rd and 5th grade students in McCall, Donnelly, and New Meadows participated in Art School, a program that brings professional artists_

Writers in the Schools

The Cabin’s Writers in the Schools (WITS) program places professional writers—poets, playwrights, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers—in schools, juvenile detention centers, and community learning centers throughout the_

Little Ski Hill Photography Intensive

LSH started the Payette Lakes Multi-media Club for middle school and high school kids as a way to keep older kids engaged in the afterschool program, particularly_

Educational Workshops

The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival’s mission is to keep the magic, music and spirit of jazz alive for today’s youth and generations to come_

Summer Institute for Piano and Strings

The ISCS Summer Institute for piano and strings serves the entire area of Pocatello-Chubbuck, Idaho, including over 400 students that are involved in the Pocatello-Chubbuck School District_

Idaho Theater for Youth & Shakespearience

Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s mission is to: produce great theater, entertain and educate and to realize that mission, it provides profession theater, arts education and outreach programs to_

Youth Reach & Discover Dance

Goal: To provide quality diverse dance programs not otherwise available in our rural region in order to engage, enrich and expand students’ education in the arts. Project_

Creative Access Artist in Residence

This year our VSA Idaho Creative Access Artist in Residence program provided students in community centers, and special and general education classes with a comprehensive art education_

Idaho Falls Youth Symphony

The Idaho Falls Youth Symphonies (IFYS) enjoyed a banner year. The group’s roster boasted 114 musicians from 7th-12th grades, combining public, private, charter schools, and home schooled_

Art Classes at ARTitorium on Broadway

This grant supported the staffing of and art supplies for art classes at ARTitorium on Broadway in Idaho Falls. Art classes are typically four weeks long and_

Mission: Explore

Caldwell Fine Arts presents Educational Outreach programs in conjunction with our evening concert series. We served 6,127 students through 13 diverse education programs last year. The four_

Explore Music!

The Boise Philharmonic Explore Music! Education programs serve students from second grade all the way through high school, in Boise, West Ada, and Nampa school districts. These_

Free School Tour Program with Transportation Reimbursement

From September to May, more than 8,000 Idaho students and their teachers experience a school tour at the Boise Art Museum through our Free School Tour Program_

Loud Writers

The Big Tree Arts Loud Writers program brings four visiting writers to Boise to teach workshops to students enrolled in English courses at alternative high schools. Students_

Learning Through Dance

Ballet Idaho’s arts education and outreach programs provide accessible and diverse arts programming for individuals throughout the Treasure Valley instilling a lifelong appreciation for the arts. Programs_

Arts on Tour

A cornerstone of the College of Southern Idaho’s mission statement is to provide cultural opportunities for the community. To that end, the Arts on Tour performing arts_

The Art of Nature Summer Camp

Bringing campers into a deeper relationship with nature and expressing those connections through art.

ARTworks Program

ARTworks takes art processes into regional elementary school classrooms, brings students to TAM, and provides opportunities for area educators.

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