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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 Featured in STEAM Education Magazine

Posted by | April 16 | No Comments

+-*Art in Action is featured in this month’s digital edition of STEAMed Magazine. The article, “Michael Jackson: Musician, Dancer, Inventor,” written by Executive Director Jeffery Dollinger, focuses on stories of modern-day Renaissance superstars and how students today can be the next generation of polymaths through the influence of arts: “Once students’ eyes are open to […]

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Art in Action partners with Stanford’s Gardner Center

Posted by | April 14 | No Comments

+-*At the recent Art in Action benefit Object:Art, 8th grade student Laurel Bolts introduced our Art Visionary Award recipient, Google Doodle founder Dennis Hwang. Laurel, who has had Art in Action since Kindergarten, had this to say about art: “What does art and the art in Action program mean to me? Because of Art in Action I […]

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Another Free Spring Art Lesson!

Posted by | April 13 | No Comments

+-*  Spring has sprung, the perfect time of the year for a fiesta! Add a burst of sunshine to the day with this fun art project creating an Aztec sun based on discussions of Mexican artist Diego Rivera’s La Piñata. Use this festive art project to celebrate Earth Day (April 22), May Day (May 1), […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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