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Published: March 30th, 2020

AzDEO Dance Artistic and Academic Vision Scholarships: DUE MAY 8TH

Applications are now open for both the Romero-Wolf and Taylor’d  Dance Artistic and Academic Vision Scholarships. Applications are due May 8th. The Romero-Wolf and Taylor’d Dance Artistic and Academic scholarships were begun by Michelle Taylor of Taylor’d Dance in 2010. The Romero Wolf Scholarship honors Michelle’s mentor/teacher, Margie Wolf.  Michelle funded these scholarships until 2018. Both [Read more…]

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Published: March 30th, 2020

Live Music Series: Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock Teen Center

This week the Teens at Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock Teen Centers are providing a live music series online at 10am & 1pm. 10am Monday 3/30 Summer Tuesday 3/31 Tyler King Wednesday 4/1 Ellie Fern Thursday 4/2 Ellie Fern Friday 4/3 Lois Zozobrado 1pm Monday 3/30 John Caufield Tuesday 3/31 Japhar Pullen Wednesday 4/1 Laura Walsh [Read more…]

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Published: March 27th, 2020

2020 Adventures in Nature Student Photo Contest

Here is a wonderful opportunity sponsored by Arizona Highways, Cox, and the Nature Conservancy for art students to be out in nature and win CASH PRIZES! Please spread the word. DEADLINE FRIDAY APRIL 17TH! Call or email Tana Kappel [email protected] 520.547.3432 with questions. Visit arizonahighways.com or nature.org/arizona for more information or see the attached flyer: [Read more…]

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Published: March 24th, 2020

Online Learning & Arts Education Resources

Dear Arts Education Community, March quickly turned from a focus on the celebration of dance, music, media arts, theatre, and visual arts in our schools to the navigation of a global health pandemic for the well-being of our students & communities. In the midst of all this, we need the arts and the ways they [Read more…]

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Published: February 3rd, 2020

ADE Student Art Gallery: Call for Namesake Nominations

This year the Arizona Department of Education is unveiling a new Student Art Gallery in the Jefferson Building. Do you know someone who has invested significant time and/or treasure in Arizona Arts Education? We are taking nominations for a namesake for the newly established Student Art Gallery. Nominations are due Tuesday February 18th by 5pm [Read more…]

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Published: January 16th, 2020

Announcing the LEAs Administering 2019-2020 Arizona State Seal of Arts Proficiency

22 LEAs representing 84 schools from across the state are administering the Arizona State Seal of Arts Proficiency during the 2019-2020 school year, the first academic year of the program. The seal will be awarded to graduates who meet the minimum arts education requirements outlined by the State Board of Education in R7-2-321. Stakeholders from [Read more…]

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Published: January 14th, 2020

New Data Sheds Light on Access to Arts Education in Arizona Schools

access to arts education increases statewide but lags in rural, tribal, and low-income communities.  According to a new report on access to arts education in Arizona public and charter schools during the 2017-2018 school year, access increased by 4% to 88% since the last published report. Over 130,000 students are estimated to remain without access [Read more…]

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Published: January 9th, 2020

YOUTH ARTS MONTH SHOWCASE DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL FRIDAY JANUARY 31st

Young Artists wishing to display their work at the Arizona Department of Education to celebrate Youth Arts Month in March have an additional 3 weeks to submit artwork! The call for Artwork for the Youth Arts Month (YAM) Showcase has been extended until Friday January 31st at 4:30pm. Submit your artwork to display in the Arizona [Read more…]

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