Creative Link: Back in Action

Lane Arts Council's Creative Link is back in action! After an abrupt and unplanned hiatus due to the COVID-19 crisis, two educators from Prairie Mountain School in the Bethel School District have reinstated our Creative Link program in their virtual classrooms. These educators are now using our dynamic arts curriculum to support the distance-learning experience for their students. [...]

May 26, 2020|Arts Education|

New Science & Art Collaboration

This January through March, Lane Arts Council is teaming up with the Willamette Resources & Educational Network to offer unique science-based arts programs with teaching artists Jess Graff and Linnea Lortsher. For a small additional cost per classroom, schools can add a science educator to their artist residency experience! This collaboration between the artist, scientist, and classroom will connect students with our Willamette Valley waterways [...]

November 18, 2019|Arts Education|

Apprenticeship Applications Due 12/13

Applications for our Design Arts Apprenticeships are now available for the Winter 2019 term. DEADLINE EXTENDED: Apply by December 13th, 2019! A group of apprentices created a mobile library for the Whiteaker neighborhood. Lane Arts Council's Design Arts Apprenticeships offers Lane County middle and high school students apprenticeship opportunities focused on many forms of design: graphic, digital, fashion, and product [...]

November 12, 2019|Arts Education|

New Teaching Artists on the Roster

Lane Arts Council's arts education programs continue to grow, with more schools than ever requesting professional artists to bring exciting arts curriculum to the classroom. With the start of the school year we have added several artists to our teaching artist roster. Check out their brilliant programs, heading to Lane County's classrooms now! Bayne Gardner will offer "Bold & Bright Mural Making," helping students brainstorm [...]

October 25, 2019|Arts Education|

Bring an Artist to Your School

This year is set to be one of our busiest yet for in-school artist residencies, with dozens of schools submitting artist residency requests within the first two weeks of school! During an in-school artist residency, professional visual and performing artists bring unique educational arts programming to your school, working with each classroom for 4 or more sessions. Students learn new skills [...]

October 1, 2019|Arts Education|