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It's all about community and the arts!

"The resilience and creativity of California’s arts and cultural field in these last three years has been remarkable. We are proud to be able to support the great work that...

How does art integration support student learning?

Arts integration engages students and offers a variety of ways to construct and demonstrate understanding. In addition, arts integration helps teachers rethink their roles, impacting their...

How can the artform of Drumming support socio-emotional learning?

One way, we have been meeting the needs for social-emotion learning for youth is through the artform of Drumming. Young Audiences Teaching Artists, Aaron Kierbel, uses his craft in drumming to...