Arts Ed Blog

Published: November 20th, 2018

It’s Here!!! AzDEO’s Pink Tutu Flu!

  AzDEO’s 15th Annual Pink Tutu Flu (Professional Development Day) 2019! Friday, Jan. 25th 2019. 9 am-3 pm. Gilbert HS 1101 E Elliot Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85234   A great day of sharing curriculum ideas and methods from fellow educators including  information from the NDEO annual conference last October. All are welcome- K-12 teachers, college [Read more…]

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Published: November 19th, 2018

“We Are Arizona!” 4th Grade Collaborative Visual Arts Competition

4th grade students and teachers, put your imaginations together and create a collaborative artwork for the “We Are Arizona!” competition. Utilize classroom knowledge of Arizona to collaboratively create (within a single classroom or across your grade level) an inspiring work of art. ALL visual media are eligible for entry. The winning 4th grade class (or [Read more…]

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Published: November 8th, 2018

The Musical Instrument Museum Joins the First Things First Scholarship Network

 The Musical Instrument Museum Joins the First Things First Scholarship Network If you are a college student pursuing a degree or certificate in early childhood education, you have an opportunity to receive the First Things First Scholarship. The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) is now a site where you can earn volunteer hours for this scholarship program. [Read more…]

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Published: October 30th, 2018

Arts Education for all! Doctor’s orders!!

BBC Headline: Surgery students ‘losing dexterity to stitch patients’ Answer?? ARTS EDUCATION!! “Creativity is not just for artists. Subjects like design and technology, music, art and drama are vitally important for children to develop imagination and resourcefulness, resilience, problem-solving, team-working and technical skills,” says Mr Hunt. “These are the skills which will enable young people [Read more…]

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Published: October 25th, 2018

AAGT Program Cover Contest ~ Deadline Nov 15

Here’s a great opportunity for students to design our program cover! Do you know an Arizona student who is an amazing artist? We are looking for a student to design our conference program. Our theme this year is “Gifted Knows No Boundaries”. Winner will receive $100! For a description of the contest and submission form, [Read more…]

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Published: October 25th, 2018

Creative Musical Arts and Sciences CMAS Program Featured on EdWeek.org

EdWeek.org published an incredible article about how the teacher and students at Acadia High School integrate creativity with technology in real world, Music Industry experiences. The nationally recognized Arcadia High School CMAS (Creative Musical Arts and Sciences) program in Phoenix, Arizona is considered by many Music Education and Industry experts to be the model for [Read more…]

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Published: October 23rd, 2018

Teen Night at Phoenix Art Museum

The Phoenix Art Museum is hosting a free Teen Night on Friday October 26th from 6-9pm. Spread the word to young artists looking for an amazing way to spend their Friday night! Parents are encouraged to drop off teens at the museum’s main entrance and pick up no later than 9:30pm. The event is based [Read more…]

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Published: October 15th, 2018

12th Annual $10,000 Create-a-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest

The Gallery Collection is offering a $10,000 cash scholarship to the winning student of their 12th annual national competition to Create-A-Greeting Card. The contest is open to all high school and university students. In addition, a $1,000 cash prize goes to the school of the winner of the annual scholarship contest. Official rules, past contest [Read more…]

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Published: October 8th, 2018

Nominations OPEN! 2019 Arizona Governor’s Arts Awards

Do you know an AMAZING Arizona Artist or Arts Organization? How about a robust and innovative Arts Educator or Arts Education Organization? Well NOW is your time to celebrate the creativity and dedication of our Arts Education community!  Arizona Citizens for the Arts is once again accepting nominations for the 2019 Arizona Governor’s Arts Awards. The [Read more…]

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