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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

We’re Throwing a Party

Posted by | March 16 | No Comments

+-*March is Arts Education Month, a time when we advocate for the importance of art in our schools and celebrate the impact Art in Action makes every day to over 50,000 students in nearly 200 schools. While those are impressive numbers, there are still millions of students without access to a visual arts program of […]

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Art in Action at the ASCD conference in Houston this week!

Posted by | March 16 | No Comments

+-*Join us as we head to the Lone Star State for the 70th annual ASCD Conference on March 21-23, 2015 in Houston, Texas, to showcase Art in Action to over 10,000 educators nationwide.   Kick back and rest your boots at booth 659 and learn how this program integrates with STEM subject areas and promotes skills […]

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Make Art in Education Month Every Month

Posted by | March 16 | No Comments

+-*Here are some great ways to celebrate Art in Education Month at your school. Make art central to projects in science, math, language arts to enhance understanding. Art is visual, tactical, experiential, fun — and memorable. Invite your principal, PTO, and other supporters to take part in Art in Action lessons. Build community-wide support for […]

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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.

  • Sample Our Curricula (one lesson)

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  • Year-round Support
  • Webinar Orientation
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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)

  • $200

    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
  • Order Now
  • 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
  • Get Info
  • 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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