Archive for 'Arts Education'
Earlier this fall, the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) provided two community partner meetings on the Creative Advantage to share updates and seek input from teaching artists and arts organizations on further developments for this work. Since that time, there have been a number of developments. A few key items are expanded upon in this update. Please stay tuned for more![More]
Posted: November 26th, 2013 under Arts Education.
Tags: Roster of Teaching Artists, Seattle Public Schools, The Creative Advantage
How will your new School Board members support the arts? Find out before you cast your vote! Providing equitable access to arts learning is one of the strategies included in the five-year Seattle Public Schools Strategic Plan. We know the arts are not provided equally to all students now, and the Creative[More]
Posted: October 16th, 2013 under Art Beat, Arts Education.
As the new arts education specialist for the Office of Arts and Culture, I’m excited to add capacity to the implementation of our citywide K-12 arts education initiative – the Creative Advantage! This is truly exciting work that seeks to build equity and access to comprehensive, high quality arts education for ALL[More]
Posted: September 25th, 2013 under Arts Education.
We are excited to have Lara Davis join the office as the arts education specialist, a new position that builds capacity for arts education efforts. Lara will help align the work of Seattle Public Schools and community partners through Seattle’s city-wide K-12 arts plan (The Creative Advantage), a comprehensive strategy for closing[More]
Posted: August 26th, 2013 under Art Beat, Arts Education, News.
Tags: Arts Education, arts education specialist, Lara Davis, new staff
The Office of Arts & Culture currently has two positions open. We’re seeking an administrative specialist to provide a full range of administrative support to the director, support the Seattle Arts Commission including all committees, and to assist in providing general administrative services to the department. Position closes 4 p.m., Tuesday, July[More]
Posted: June 25th, 2013 under Art Beat, Arts Education.
Tags: administrative specialist, Arts Education, Arts Education Partnership, arts education specialist
Good news! Today Mayor Mike McGinn announced that the city of Seattle will deepen their partnership with Seattle Public Schools (SPS) to invest in arts education. Investment dollars will ensure that every student in the Central Pathway of Seattle Public Schools receives a minimum of two hours per week of arts education[More]
Posted: May 14th, 2013 under Art Beat, Arts Education.
Tags: Arts Education, Arts Education Partnership, city of Seattle, K-12 arts plan, Seattle Public Schools, The Creative Advantage
Randy Engstrom As our office begins the new year, we are excited about our work plan for 2013. In October we launched a survey for all of our constituents. With more than 600 responses, our areas of focus were clearly defined. One of the top issues was a desire for an[More]
Posted: January 8th, 2013 under Art Beat, Arts Education, Funding, News.
Tags: Arts Education, Arts Education Partnership, capacity building, cultural space, Funding, K-12 arts plan, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, Message from the director, professional development, Randy Engstrom
In the spirit of Halloween, here’s a spooky artwork in the Seattle City Light 1% for Art Portable Works Collection. The acrylic-on-paper painting The Devil as a Joker (1982) by Ted Wiprud can hardly be labeled as minimal in approach or statement. The devil figure visually consumes the surface of the painting[More]
Posted: October 30th, 2012 under Art Beat, Arts Education, Public Art, Weekly Art Hit.
Tags: artwork, portable works collection, Public Art, Ted Wiprud, The Devil as Joker, Weekly Art Hit
The Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) and local education and cultural partners will host a mid-point meeting on the progress of the Seattle K-12 Arts Learning Collaborative to create a comprehensive, district-wide K-12 arts plan. Join us for an informative, interactive evening, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept.[More]
Posted: August 23rd, 2012 under Art Beat, Arts Education, Events.
Tags: Arts Education, arts learning, K-12 arts plan, school district, Seattle K-12 Arts Learning Collaborative, Seattle Public Schools
Earlier this year, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) partnered with the Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs and arts organizations to host several citywide focus groups to capture the perspectives and desires of community members and students on arts education. SPS has released a report with the findings from these meetings. Download the[More]
Posted: July 18th, 2012 under Art Beat, Arts Education.
Tags: Arts Education, K-12 Arts Learning Collaborative, K-12 arts plan, Seattle Public Schools, The Wallace Foundation