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The Creative Advantage All Access Arts Streaming December Workshops

The Creative Advantage has been hard at work this Fall exploring ways to ensure students can still access arts learning from community partners despite limited online school schedules. Intentionally blurring the lines between ‘in-school’ and ‘out-of-school’ time, we present Creative Advantage ALL ACCESS Arts Stream (CAAAAS): high-quality, accessible, family-friendly, *synchronous* arts education in the after-school space. This… [ Keep reading ]

Reflections + Take Aways – Creative Expression to Build Social Emotional Learning

by Tina LaPadula The Creative Advantage hosted virtual professional learning for teachers and arts partners led by Art with Heart (AwH). Here are some reflections from facilitator Chelsey Thornton, Senior Operations Manager, AwH. You know you had an excellent time training when attendees send pictures of their cats inspecting the… [ Keep reading ]

A Community Update from The Creative Advantage

by Tina LaPadula Arts Education Equity and Access Seattle Public Schools Schools will likely start the 2020-21 school year with 100% remote learning. As the district explores student learning options for the upcoming year, The Creative Advantage is thinking expansively about ways to be responsive to current changes in alignment… [ Keep reading ]

Welcoming New Teaching Artists and Organizations onto The Creative Advantage Arts Partner Roster

The Creative Advantage is excited to collaborate with this new cadre of partners who were just chosen by a panel of arts educators, teaching artists and youth development professionals. Their addition brings The Creative Advantage Community Arts Partner Roster to just over 130:

The Creative Advantage Arts Education Goes Online: arts lessons for Seattle Public Schools, K-12

The Creative Advantage, a partnership between Seattle Public Schools (SPS) and the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, is creating online arts lessons by local teaching artists for SPS students and families.   The Creative Advantage Online Arts videos will be a series of approximately 10 to 15-minute arts educational programming… [ Keep reading ]

Ashraf Hasham joins the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture as Youth Arts Manager

Ashraf Hasham will join the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) as the Youth Arts Manager, providing visionary, strategic leadership for ARTS Creative Youth Program team. The goals of the Creative Youth Arts program are to incorporate racially equitable approaches and outcomes in public arts education and Creative Youth… [ Keep reading ]

Creative Youth Development: Arts Strategies for Engaging Unstably Housed and Homeless Youth

Written by Hannah E. Curtis With support from the City’s Innovation & Performance team, Human Services Department, and Seattle Public Schools, the Office of Arts & Culture has initiated the Creative Youth Development (CYD) Secondary Arts Project. The CYD Secondary Arts Project invests in high quality, culturally responsive arts programs… [ Keep reading ]

Youth inspired and led: Student Art Space

August 31-September 2, 2019Seattle-based Student Art Spaces GallerySeattle Artist League10219 Aurora AveSeattle, WA 98133 What strikes you when you hear the words “The Modern Youth’s Identity?” Teen artists across the country were invited to interpret this theme for the Seattle-based Student Art Spaces gallery. Mental health crises, political change, and… [ Keep reading ]

News: Lara Davis and six years with ARTS Creative Youth Programs

“Differences must be not merely tolerated, but seen as a fund of necessary polarities between which our creativity can spark like a dialectic.”   – Audre Lorde After six incredible years leading the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) Creative Youth programs, I’m excited to announce that I am leaving… [ Keep reading ]

Trading Secret Sauce Recipes in the Creative Careers Cohort

Written by Erin Naomi Burrows, Seattle University MFA in Arts Leadership practicum student. The Creative Careers Cohort, launched in March, 2019, wrapped up three-sessions of sharing best practices (i.e. secret sauce). Through these in-person learning gatherings, the Cohort surfaced core themes, strategies and questions on how best to serve Seattle… [ Keep reading ]