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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.
Salmon Arts Council

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

SVMoA Educational Outreach

The Sun Valley Museum of Arts provides arts education services to students from 4th grade through high school.

Swan Valley Elementary School

Offering art classes one day a week for all students in grades PK-8


The Art Museum is a regional hub of arts education in eastern Idaho, serving 1,100 students annually.

Museum Tours with Transport

Boise Art Museum creates online curricular materials for arts education at home.

ARTitorium on Broadway

The Idaho Falls Arts Council provided over 3,000 students with field trips to explore the visual arts.

Artists in Residency program

18 artist residencies provide accessible, inclusive, and participatory arts experiences for students with disabilities or significant health care issues .

After School Art Programs

ASAP is a small size, long term engagement program for 6-11 year-old students at the Prichard Gallery in Moscow.

Mosaic Mural grades K-5

315 students in grades K-5 at Sorensen Magnet school collaborated with Spokane Washington based artist Melissa Cole to create a vibrant external mosaic and painted mural.

Latino Cultural Studies

Weekly workshops exploring writing, storytelling, and music for Latino students

Music Matters! Summer Academy

Bringing a rich array of musical and artistic offerings to the youth of Sandpoint.

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.

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.

ARTworks Education Program

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

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.

Free School Tours with Transportation

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

Visual Arts Field Trips at ARTitorium

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

Salmon Arts Council

Missoula Children’s Theatre engaged students in a week long theatrical workshop commencing with a production of the students work.

McCall Arts and Humanities Council

334 students from the rural districts of McCall, Donnelly, and New Meadows participated in the Art School program under the tutelage of professional artists.

Boise Art Museum

Approximately 8,000 Idaho students and their teachers experienced a school tour through the Free School Tour Program.


5,432 elementary students from schools in Eastern Idaho participated in Visual Arts Education at the ARTitorium in Idaho Falls.

Creative Access Artists

Artist in Residence program provides arts education to students with special needs across Idaho in community centers and public schools.

Prichard After School Art Program

Two outreach programs are including an after school long-term engagement program and school tours surrounding the Moscow-Pullman area.

ARTworks Education Program

The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho brings students for guided exhibit tours with related art lessons, and provides educational opportunities for educators.

Writers at Harriman 2018

Through workshops, conferencing, and hands-on activities, students engage in writing for personal growth and to understand the creative process.

The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho

ARTworks takes art processes into elementary school classrooms, brings students to the museum, and provides professional development to teachers.

Art School

In 2018, 379 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_


The Kaleidoscope art education program is a collaboration between POAC, volunteer adult instructors, and the Lake Pend Oreille School District as well as other Bonner County elementary_

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