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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.
The Powerful Art of Storytelling

Teaching the art of storytelling to speakers within the Refugee Speakers Bureau (RSB) and to “Third Culture Kids” at Centennial High School.

Salmon Arts Council

Expanding cultural and social awareness and fostering higher-order critical thinking skills through creativity, artistry, and responsive audience interaction.

Festival Dance Outreach

25 programs by professional artists reaching 14 schools in Latah, Nez Perce and Benewah counties.

Creative Access Artist in Residence

Serving students with disabilities and special health care needs through residencies in dance, poetry, short stories, printmaking, painting, textiles and music.

Building Dance Literacy

Repertory Dance Theatre gave a three-day artist in residency for five public arts schools of choice in West Ada School District.

Prichard Art Gallery Outreach

Supporting school tours of the gallery and the After School Art Program (ASAP) in Moscow.

Spread Your Wings: Elévate

Weekend art classes based on Latino arts & culture for students in Garden City and Nampa.

Onsite and Outreach Theater Lab

Students conceive, write, produce and perform in their own original production at Boise Contemporary Theater.

Summer Stages

A three-week summer day camp providing students and their families with experience in all aspects of the performing arts.

ARTworks Education Program

Providing art-making experiences in elementary schools and at The Art Museum in Idaho Falls.

Explore Music!

The Boise Philharmonic presents concerts and educational opportunities for 20,000 students at all grade levels.

Learning Through Dance

A 10 week program, integrating dance with language arts, math, and science for third graders.

Idaho Falls Symphony Outreach

Visiting elementary schools, providing family concerts, and supporting the Idaho Falls Youth Symphony.

ISU Youth Clay Program

Nurturing creative play while exploring clay’s geographical origins, processes, and historical uses.

Classroom Enrichment

Customizing hands-on art projects for 7 Blaine County middle and high school non-arts classroom teachers, enhancing their learning objectives.

Writers in the Schools

The Cabin brings professional teaching-writers into Treasure Valley schools and juvenile detention centers.

The Billy Goats Gruff

Presenting John Davies’ opera to over 22,000 children from 70 elementary & middle schools in the Treasure Valley.

Free School Tours with Transportation

Approximately 5,200 Idaho students and their teachers experience a school tour and art activity at Boise Art Museum.

Music Matters! Summer Academy

Music camps connecting local students with regional and international students and guest performers.

VOICES: Women in the Arts

Four music and theater programs in Canyon County celebrate women in the arts.

Idaho Theater for Youth and Shakespearience

Touring theater and education programs reaching 50,000 students throughout Idaho.

Ovations Performing Arts Outreach Program

Bringing professional dance, music, theater, and other performers to Pend Oreille schools.

Kids Mountain Music Camp

43 children ages 8-17 learn skills and history of American folk music with an emphasis on Folk, Bluegrass, and Old Time music.

Around the World with Dance and Drum

An online residency with Eduardo Mendonca from Show Brazil for students and community members in Cascade, Donnelly and New Meadows.

High Mountain Strings

An extracurricular violin lesson and youth orchestra program serving 28 students in McCall-Donnelly.

Arts on Tour K-12 Outreach

Bringing professional touring performers to K-12 students in the Magic Valley.

Visual Arts Field Trips at ARTitorium

Providing 63 field trips for 2,792 elementary and preschool students from schools across eastern Idaho.

Writers at Harriman 2019

37 students from throughout Idaho attend a one-week writing camp at Harriman State Park.

Seven Devils Student Playwright Project

Seven Devils Playwrights Conference has partnered with McCall Donnelly High School since its inception in 2001 developing the work of over 80 students.

Radio Boise Youth Education

A podcasting workshop for high school students, teaching production and storytelling techniques for radio.

Link Up

Exploring orchestral repertoire and fundamental musical skills for fourth graders, with the Idaho State-Civic Symphony