STEAM education

04
Nov

New art lesson! — inspired by artist Ruth Asawa

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After months of rigorous research, development and testing Art in Action has added a new art lesson based on the sculpture of Japanese-American artist and California native Ruth Asawa (1926-2013). Asawa’s work helped change the definition of sculpture. In 1950 she submitted an artwork made of her signature looped-wire to the San Francisco Museum of […]

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14
Oct

art in action featured in education magazine

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Program Manager Kelly Bravo’s article: STEAM ON! Designing Art Lessons that Integrate with Core Curriculum was recently featured in Education Closet’s STEAMed digital magazine.  The article takes the reader through how we created our new Spirals in Nature lesson as Kelly provides advice on how to work with subject specialists, parent volunteers and classroom teachers […]

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05
Aug

Free Back-To-School Art Lesson

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Although summer is ending and a new school year is beginning, here’s a fun art lesson that looks to the ocean for inspiration.  Your students will learn about whales and endangered species, discuss concepts of photography and create their own 3-D whale! Enjoy the lesson here.

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20
Apr

Art in Action Featured in STEAM Education Magazine

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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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16
Mar

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

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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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17
Feb

Superintendent Anne Campbell Endorses Arts Education

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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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