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02
Jul

The Time is Now: #VoteArtsandMusic

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Written by Libby Fitch As I sit here writing this piece, I reflect on my childhood and how the arts shaped who I am today. I was lucky enough to enroll in fine arts classes at Mission: Renaissance in middle school. I remember how nervous I was the first time I walked through the doors, […]

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29
Apr

Spotlight on AiA Scholarship School  |  Bozeman Online Charter

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This month we’re thrilled to highlight one of our scholarship school recipients, Bozeman Online Charter School. Their elementary teacher, Ally Pitts, shares the impact art has on her students. I was first introduced to Art in Action through a student who had been lucky enough to participate in a California school and I am SO […]

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20
Jul

Greetings from our Board Co-Chairs

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We are honored to serve as Co-Chairs of the Art in Action Board and excited to be part of an organization that is embarking on a period of remarkable growth and energy. To begin, we welcome Mizgon Zahir Darby as Executive Director. Armed with an MBA, MS and many years of experience in Marketing, Program […]

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13
Mar

March is Arts Education Month! Here are 5 ways you can celebrate.

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Here at Art in Action, we treat every month like it is Arts Education Month! Kids need creativity every month of the year, and we love having a specific time to celebrate. This month, here are some fun ways to celebrate arts education: 1. Incorporate art into other school subjects such as math, language arts, […]

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17
Oct

A Camp Trophy Sets Path for Creativity

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I won. I got the award for arts and crafts at Triangle Acres summer day camp. It was a very happy day for me. “Uncle” Harry, my arts counselor, said he was proud of me because I tried everything, never gave up and had a great attitude. I have never forgotten Uncle Harry. He influenced […]

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17
Oct

Mini Art Lesson: Dia de los Muertos

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Dia de los Muertos is a holiday for people to celebrate their loved ones who have died. Families make art of different types to decorate the graves of the relatives as well as altars honoring the dead. The art of Dia de los Muertos is characterized by vibrant colors, skulls and skeletons, and flowers, especially […]

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