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EMP Museum at Garfield High School

I wanted to share with you EMP Museum’s experience at Garfield HS as a Creative Advantage provider the past two years. This story is a testimony to all of your (Seattle Public Schools and the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture) diligent years of work/advocacy for arts education resulting in The… [ Keep reading ]

NEWS RELEASE: City of Seattle, Seattle Public Schools improve access to arts education

NEWS RELEASE FROM THE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact:          Jason Kelly, Mayor’s Office Press Secretary, 206.684.8379 Erika Lindsay, Arts & Culture, 206.684.4337 Stacy Howard, Seattle Public Schools, 206.465.5404 City of Seattle, Seattle Public Schools deepen engagement, improve access to arts education The Creative Advantage program reaching… [ Keep reading ]

Creative Advantage on Seattle Channel

The Creative Advantage initiative continues the hard work of integrating arts education back into Seattle Public Schools. Seattle Channel host Brian Callanan talks to experts about why an arts education is important and how this new initiative is creating the conditions for all young people to be more creative,… [ Keep reading ]

Arts Partner Spotlight

ARTS is spotlighting the incredible members of our Community Arts Partner Roster. This month the spotlight is on Totem Star. Housed at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center in Delridge, Totem Star empowers youth with life skills through music production, performance, and business experience to increase leadership, civic engagement, and community building…. [ Keep reading ]

Workshops from Seattle Public Schools’ School and Community Partnership department

The Seattle Public Schools’ School and Community Partnership department, which is committed to building the capacity of community based organizations partnership with schools, has launched a Professional Development calendar for Education Partners. Events on the calendar are designed for community-based organization staff and volunteers, and other partners to help them align… [ Keep reading ]

The Creative Advantage Community Arts Partner Roster Highlight

The Creative Advantage Facebook page has been highlighting our amazing roster of Community Arts Partners for Arts Education Week. One of the partners highlighted is Extraordinary Futures. Founded by members of Seattle’s own world champ breakdance crew Massive Monkees, Extraordinary Futures is an innovative non-profit organization that has “created the… [ Keep reading ]

Feature Focus: How the Creative Advantage Engages Students at Seattle World School

Seattle World School (SWS) is one of several Seattle Public Schools to launch an arts plan through The Creative Advantage, a city-wide partnership to reinvest in equitable arts education for all students. Funding from these efforts allows SWS and other activated Creative Advantage schools to partner with local arts organizations… [ Keep reading ]

Arts education focus: investment in the field

“Change, true change, is a collective tidal wave made of many voices and multiple approaches.” Excerpted from Justice in Education. Community Arts Partner Roster is growing This year the Creative Advantage Community Arts Partner Roster added 25 more teaching artists and organizations to our list growing list which encompasses 77… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Announces 2015-16 budget; increased investments in arts and culture

Dear Friends and Colleagues: I am pleased to announce Mayor Ed Murray proposed his 2015-16 budget today, with increased investments in arts and culture. The Office’s core programing is made possible through the 1% for Art ordinance and the 75% allocation of Admissions Tax, which is being maintained. Additions have… [ Keep reading ]

Creative Advantage Update

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!