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National Arts in Education Week

National Arts in Education Week is a national celebration that promotes and showcases the important role of the arts in education.

2017 Celebration

2017 National Arts in Education Week will be September 10 – 16, 2017. Information regarding the 2017 celebration will be made available here. Please check back for updates.

 


2016 Celebration

On September 11 – 17, 2016, the Arts Council of Indianapolis and its Any Given Child Indy initiative, a partnership with Indianapolis Public Schools and the Mayor’s Office, organized a weeklong celebration for the Indianapolis community.

We brought together arts organizations, educators, community leaders, and citizens for a series of presentations, discussions, special events, and a Week of Giving campaign to elevate the work of arts educators, arts organizations, and the importance of arts education for our city’s youth.

Click to see the list of 2016 #ArtsEdWeekIndy events

 

 

Sunday, September 11
Week of Giving Day 1

Monday, September 12
Week of Giving Day 2

Tuesday, September 13
Week of Giving Day 3

  • 3:30 pm, Professional Indy Arts Educators Network Meeting at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis 
    RSVP required

Wednesday, September 14 
Week of Giving Day 4

Thursday, September 15
Week of Giving Day 5

  • Any Given Child Indy Committee Meetings, RSVP required
      – 8:30 am, Budget & Resources Committee at Harrison College
      – 10 am, Professional Development Committee at Arts for Learning
      – 12 pm, Evaluation & Assessment Committee at English Foundation Building
      – 2:30 pm, Creative Engagement Committee at WFYI

Friday, September 16
Week of Giving Day 6

Saturday, September 17
Week of Giving Day 7

The Arts Council of Indianapolis and its Any Given Child Indy initiative, a partnership with Indianapolis Public Schools and the Mayor’s Office, organized a Week of Giving campaign during the 2016 National Arts in Education Week. 26 local arts organizations participated in the Week of Giving, an inaugural campaign to raise funds for arts education programs in partnership with Indianapolis Public Schools.

A total of $7,744 was raised for the following organizations and their programs:

Art With a Heart

Art With a Heart

ArtMix

ArtMix

Arts for Learning

Arts for Learning

Asante Children’s Theatre

Asante Children’s Theatre

Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

Brick Street Poetry

Brick Street Poetry

Clowes Memorial Hall, Butler Arts Center

Clowes Memorial Hall, Butler Arts Center

Dance Kaleidoscope

Dance Kaleidoscope

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art

Indiana Music Education Association

Indiana Music Education Association

Indiana Repertory Theatre

Indiana Repertory Theatre

Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites

Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites

Indianapolis Art Center

Indianapolis Art Center

Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra

Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra

Indianapolis Children’s Choir

Indianapolis Children’s Choir

Indianapolis Jazz Foundation and Indy Jazz Fest

Indianapolis Jazz Foundation and Indy Jazz Fest

Indianapolis Museum of Art

Indianapolis Museum of Art

Indianapolis Opera

Indianapolis Opera

Indianapolis Symphonic Choir

Indianapolis Symphonic Choir

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Kids Dance Outreach

Kids Dance Outreach

Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

Partnerships for Lawrence

Partnerships for Lawrence

Ronen Chamber Ensemble

Ronen Chamber Ensemble

Storytelling Arts of Indiana

Storytelling Arts of Indiana

Young Actors Theatre

Young Actors Theatre

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