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2015 Creative Advantage School Partner Summer Institute Highlights

The Creative Advantage invests in artists and educators thru ongoing professional learning opportunities that deepen qualities of practice and foster community within the field, locally. Our most recent convening, the annual School Partner Summer Institute, drew 116 participants to the Seattle Art Museum (SAM) on August 20, 2015 for a… [ 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 ]

National Guild for Community Arts Education Highlight:

Excerpted from GuildNotes, a quarterly newsletter from the National Guild for Community Arts Education, is an article from Renée Watson, former associate director of professional development for DreamYard Project in the Bronx. In Beginning the Journey Toward Social Justice Watson discusses ways in which systemic oppression can manifest within… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Murray announces an increased investment in youth arts programming and cultural space

Mayor Ed Murray delivered his 2016 Proposed Budget to the City Council today, and I am pleased to inform you that he has proposed increased investments in arts and culture. The Office’s core programing is made possible through the 1% for Art ordinance and Admissions Tax allocation. With this proposed… [ Keep reading ]

The Creative Advantage School Partnership Summer Institute

Seattle Art Museum (Downtown) 1300 First Ave. Seattle, WA 98101 August 20, 2015; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Register Now! http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/visit/calendar/events?EventId=35411 We are excited to announce Gilda Sheppard as keynote speaker for the upcoming Creative Advantage School Partnership Summer Institute! This interactive one-day workshop invites participants to gain skills and… [ 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!