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Here you’ll find announcements from the Cultural Council’s Education Department along with news from the arts education community.

VANS Custom Culture Grants Deadline Extended

Americans for the Arts

December 14, 2016

VANS Custom Culture Grants are available to public high schools (including charter schools) serving students in grades 9-12. The grants are intended to encourage the inclusion of the arts as an integral component of an excellent education, and to support activities that are consistent with local and national learning standards for arts education. Ten (10) schools across the country will each receive a $2,000 grant to support their work in providing high-quality music and/or visual arts instruction for students. Deadline extended to December 16, 2016.

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Catching STEAM

Catching STEAM

Margaret Weisbrod Morris - Americans for the Arts ARTSBLOG

December 7, 2016

Essentially a catchy acronym for arts integration targeted at math and science, STEAM has ignited the imaginations of scientists, artists, and educators nationwide. Those on the outside of art and education may wonder: what does a STEAM program look like? Why do it? This blog offers a quick look into one such program steaming forward in the center of the Midwest.

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“The Arts: Activating Communities” Lecture and Workshop Series by Doug Borwick

Cultural Council of Palm Beach County

November 23, 2016

January 13 and 14: Save the date for this important lecture and workshop series presented by the Center for Creative Education, West Palm Beach CRA and the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County. For detailed information and registration, go to

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Arts Education On the Ballot Locally in Colorado, California, and Florida

Americans for the Arts

November 15, 2016

Mixed Results for Arts Education Friendly Measures: On Tuesday, November 8, voters in California, Colorado, and Florida cast ballots in favor or against measures to improve access to and support for arts education. Read more information below on the results.

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Kravis Center Education Brochure

Kravis Center 2016-2017 Education Brochure available online

Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

October 1, 2016

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts and the Palm Beach County School District are members of the Partners in Education program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Selected because of their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of education in and through the arts, the partnership team participates in collaborative efforts to make the arts integral to education. Student programs and professional development for teachers are available.

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The Art of the Science Learning

Arts-Based Learning Leads to Improvements in Creative Thinking Skills, Collaborative Behaviors and Innovation Outcomes

The Art of Science Learning

September 23, 2016

For thousands of years, the arts have played a central role in human learning. In recent decades, the central role of creativity, collaboration, communication and empathy in STEM innovation and workforce development has become widely recognized and accepted. But research into the impact of arts-based learning on STEM innovation has been very limited.

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2017–2018 Art & Culture Educational Guide2017–2018 Art & Culture Educational Guide

CEdC Meeting Schedule

Monthly CEdC meetings are open to all educators, education advocates and professionals regardless of Cultural Council membership.

We meet on a monthly basis between October and May. Calendar and schedule are subject to change.

The Arts and Technology

May 18

*Program change to be announced.


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