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art in action

K-8 Art Lessons | Teacher Training | Parent Engagement | Ready-To-Use Supplies

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a quick introduction

what we do

we’ve designed a
complete art program

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Art in Action’s curriculum spans from K-8, so whether you’re looking to teach art to a single class or a whole school, we’ve got you covered.

we train your
teachers & volunteers

6th Grade Training 2013
Having a culture of art at your school means everyone can get involved! Most training can be done over the web, even if you’ve never taught art before.

we provide the
art materials

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You can purchase all the pre-cut, counted, and labeled program-specific art supplies needed for a year of art!  We present an easy turnkey solution for teachers and parent volunteers.

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why we do it

art develops leaders

“Arts education fosters bright, creative, and socially engaged students who will grow up to be our next leaders, parents, teachers, artists, and engineers. Their innovative ideas will shape industries; their creative thinking will find out-of-the-box solutions for a global society, and will provide students with a way to understand themselves, and have a sense of belonging.” — Jane Chu, National Endowment for the Arts

art builds creative confidence

“My students and I love love love this program! Truly, what an amazing gift this has been to our little community! Never have I felt so competent in incorporating art integration into my curriculum.”

art expands knowledge

“My class has studied Van Gogh, Ghirlandaio, and Miro, and African textiles to name a few… I see my students lose any hesitation with regard to self-expression and make meaningful connections across the curriculum. They are as intrigued by the lives and techniques of the artists as they are with the projects.”

we currently impact:

200
schools

2500
teachers & parents

50,000
students

but there are still

4 million

students without access to a visual arts program

 

Let’s change that together

 

 

what’s new

Art in Action Honors Google’s Founding Doodler

Posted by | February 20 | No Comments

Dennis Hwang to Receive Art Visionary Award for His Role in Creating a Culture of Visual Expression MENLO PARK, CA – February 18, 2015 – Art in Action, a nonprofit dedicated to bringing comprehensive visual arts programs to schools throughout the region and beyond, announced today that Dennis Hwang will be the first recipient of the […]

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Superintendent Anne Campbell Endorses Arts Education

Posted by | February 17 | 2 Comments

Whether March comes in like a lion or a lamb, one thing is certain. Throughout America, local school districts will be celebrating March as Arts Education Month. California will join the rest of the nation in calling attention to the importance of arts education in the lives of our students. Art in Action is on […]

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Connectivity STEAM & Arts Integration Online Conference

Posted by | February 3 | No Comments

Join Art in Action Program Manager Kelly Bravo this Saturday, February 7 at the Connectivity STEAM & Arts Integration Online Conference where she will be discussing the process of designing a new curriculum unit with STEAM integration at its core called “Spirals in Nature:  The Collision of Art and Gardening Science.” This engaging virtual conference brings together teachers from […]

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the curriculum

art around the world

.KINDERGARTEN

art tells a story

1st GRADE

the artist’s vision

2nd GRADE

perspective in art

3rd GRADE

modern art

4th GRADE

american art

5th GRADE

ancient art

6th GRADE

renaissance art

7th GRADE

art and the american experience

8th GRADE

pricing

Build an Art In Action Program at Your School!

Join over 350,000 children engaged in their learning through art to date.

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  • PapersPlus art materials kit for a classroom
  • Complete ArtBox art materials for a classroom
  • Custom training at school available
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  • access to lessons (one classroom)

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    Year
  • Annual License
  • Online Access to 12 Art Lessons
  • Year-round support
  • Webinar Orientation
  • Free training for teachers/volunteers
  • PapersPlus art materials kit for a classroom
  • Complete ArtBox art materials for a classroom
  • Custom training at school available
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  • lessons and materials (one classroom)

  • $390

    Year
  • Annual License
  • Online Access to 12 Art Lessons
  • Year-round support
  • Webinar Orientation
  • Free training for teachers/volunteers
  • PapersPlus art materials kit for a classroom
  • Complete ArtBox art materials for a classroom
  • Custom training at school available
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  • For Your Entire School (License + Materials)

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  • Annual License
  • Online Access to multi-grade lessons
  • Year-round support
  • Webinar Orientation
  • Free training for teachers/volunteers
  • PapersPlus art materials kit for a classroom
  • Complete ArtBox art materials for a classroom
  • Custom training at school available
  • Get Info

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