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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.
Lapwai Schools Orchestra Program

Lapwai schools have offered band, choir, dance, drama and Native culture arts in the past but never stringed instruments until now.

Latino Arts and Culture Workshops

For 20 days in the fall 2016 and spring 2017 Latino middle school students, boys and girls from Garden City and Nampa took part in motivational and_

Education Initiatives

The mission of the Salmon Arts Council (SAC)-now serving members of our community for over 37 years- is to foster growth and appreciation of the arts and_

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_

“Summer Stages”

In 2017, “Summer Stages” was still a part of the Sun Valley Performing Arts/nexStage Theatre education programming. It took place at the Community School Theatre for three_

Summer Music Camp

Music Inspires! In July/August (2016), the Music Conservatory of Sandpoint, hosted its fourth annual Young Artist Exchange Program with visiting students and musicians from Mexico as part_

Art School

In 2017, 232 students from the rural districts of McCall, Donnelly, and New Meadows participated in the McCall Arts and Humanities Council’s Art School program. Fifth graders_

High Country Strings

Limited affordable extracurricular music activities exist for youth in our rural area, High Country Music program not only expanded performing arts opportunities in our area, but also_

Writers in the Schools

Writers in the Schools (WITS) is an arts educational program run by The Cabin, a literary organization located in Boise, Idaho. During the 2017-2018 school year WITS_

Educational Workshops

This year’s University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival explored the power of jazz as we celebrated 50 years of jazz education, performance and inspiration. Students had_

Summer Institute for Piano and Strings

The ISCS Summer Institute for Piano and Strings (SIPS) serves the entire area of SE Idaho, including over 400 students that are involved in the School District_

Writing Workshop/Summer Camp

Writers at Harriman offers high school students with advanced skills in writing an opportunity to develop their talents in a setting away from distractions. The program makes_

Idaho Theater for Youth and 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_

Creative Access Artist in Residence

This year, our VSA Creative Access Artist-in-Residence program provided visual, literary, and performing arts education residencies to students statewide in community centers, and in both special and_

“Lets 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, after-school workshops and_

Nuestros Corridos Concert

The goal of the Corrido Concert 2016 Project was to promote knowledge about the economic and cultural contributions of the Latinos to the state of Idaho. Their_

Youth Symphony, Ambassador Program, and Family Concert

Our education and outreach programs include the Idaho Falls Youth Symphony (100+ students enrolled), the Ambassador Program (3,000+ students impacted), and the Family Concert (1,000+ children impacted)._

Art Education at ARTitorium and the Willard Arts Center

This grant supported Arts Education outreach for the Idaho Falls Arts Council for FY2016-17. This included field trips, art classes, and family programs at ARTitorium on Broadway,_

Youth Outreach

Opening Windows and Building Bridges through the Arts. Festival Dance believes in the power of the arts to inspire, educate, and enrich the lives of students in_

Post Falls High School Guitar Program

During the guitar residency sponsored by Community Building Partners/The JACC, 67 Post Falls High School students received direct instruction from residency artist, Brad Richter, at Post Falls_

Immersive Experiential Learning Art Program

Art is about people. This project brought together students from a remote rural North Idaho junior-senior high school and local professional artists. These professional artists came to_

Education Program

For the 2016-2017 season, Caldwell Fine Arts’ Educational Outreach programming was able to bring in world class artists and performers with funding provided by the Idaho Commission_

Music of the World

This report represents the final year of a three-year pilot project designed by the Band Department to engross our young musicians and provide diverse opportunities above and_

“In the Schools”, 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, approximately 8,000 Idaho students and their teachers experience a school tour at the Boise Art Museum through our Free School Tour Program with_

Learning Through Dance and Student Matinee Programs

Ballet Idaho’s education programs provide accessible arts programming that encourages students to express themselves creatively through dance and helps them develop an appreciation for the historic culture_

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_

ARTworks Program

TAM’s (The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho) mission is to enhance the region’s visual arts experience by exhibiting permanent and rotating art exhibits, encouraging exhibitions of Idaho_