Blog

02
Jul

The Time is Now: #VoteArtsandMusic

Posted by | · · · · · · · · · | Art in school | Comments Off on The Time is Now: #VoteArtsandMusic

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, […]

Read More
29
Apr

Spotlight on AiA Scholarship School  |  Bozeman Online Charter

Posted by | · · · · · · · · · | Art in school | Comments Off on Spotlight on AiA Scholarship School  |  Bozeman Online Charter

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 […]

Read More
26
Aug

Art in Action Receives Funding to Deliver Visual Arts Education To Title 1 Schools

Posted by | · · | Art in school · art teacher stories · donors and fundraising · why art matters | Comments Off on Art in Action Receives Funding to Deliver Visual Arts Education To Title 1 Schools

August 24, 2015 Menlo Park, CA–Art in Action has recently received nearly $75,000 in grants to deliver its visual arts education program to schools with need in East Palo Alto, Redwood City, San Jose, San Francisco and Monterey County.  The grants were awarded by the Palo Alto Community Fund, the Nancy Buck Ransom Foundation, the […]

Read More
16
Mar

We’re Throwing a Party

Posted by | · · · | Art in school · donors and fundraising · why art matters | Comments Off on We’re Throwing a Party

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 […]

Read More
20
Feb

Art in Action Honors Google’s Founding Doodler Dennis Hwang

Posted by | · · · | Art in school · Branding · donors and fundraising · why art matters | Comments Off on Art in Action Honors Google’s Founding Doodler Dennis Hwang

Dennis Hwang to Receive Art Visionary Award for His Role in Creating a Culture of Visual Expression Art in Action is pleased to announce today that Dennis Hwang will be the first recipient of its Art Visionary Award given in recognition of his work as the founding doodler at Google. In addition to designing hundreds of Doodles […]

Read More
24
Jan

Funding opportunities for art in your classroom!

Posted by | · | Art in school · donors and fundraising | Comments Off on Funding opportunities for art in your classroom!

We, as you do, believe in an education in which art is a vital component in learning. That’s why we have listed several arts education grant funding opportunities below to help you bring art to your classroom. ARTS EDUCATION GRANTS Lowe’s Toolbox for Education (February deadline) Erza Jack Keats Minigrant Program – (March deadline, for […]

Read More