Arts Learning

building a community for arts education
Future Dance Program, Nevada Ballet Theatre, Las Vegas, NV

The Arts Learning Program supports lifelong learning in the arts by promoting and expanding quality arts education opportunities for all Nevada citizens through statewide initiatives, grants and professional development opportunities.

 

PROGRAMS & SERVICES

POETRY OUT LOUD

We are celebrating 15 years of Nevada Poetry Out Loud! The National Endowment for the Arts and The Poetry Foundation partner with the Nevada Arts Council to support Poetry Out Loud in communities throughout the state. High school students in public, private, charter, home, and virtual schools master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage through the memorization of classic and contemporary poetry. Read more

 

ARTISTS IN SCHOOLS + COMMUNITIES ROSTER (AIS+C)

The Artists in Schools + Communities (AIS+C) Roster is designed as an online resource for schools, organizations, and communities to broaden and diversify participation in the arts through the engagement of artists in educational and community cultural residencies and programs. Teaching artists and ensembles of all disciplines are encouraged to apply. Read more

ARTS LICENSE PLATE

Drive home your support of the arts with a “Rich in Art” license plate. For each plate issued, $15 of the initial fee and $10 of the renewal fee supports statewide arts education programs of the Nevada Arts Council and VSA arts of Nevada. Read more


FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

FY19 ARTIST RESIDENCY EXPRESS GRANT

The Artist Residency Express (AREx) Grant is designed for community and educational sponsors to host a short-term artist residency (one to three days). AREx grants are offered on a first-come, first-served basis throughout the year while funds are available. Read more

 

FY21 ARTS LEARNING PROJECT GRANT

The Arts Learning Project Grant is an annual grant which supports growth through the arts for Pre-K through 12th-grade students. Read more


STAFF & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

The Arts Learning (AL) Program offers research, guidance, and referrals for the development of arts education projects and plans. AL staff can assist in identifying and applying for alternative sources for funding that support arts education and provide material support for arts education advocacy.

  • Arts Learning Director, Maryjane Dorofachuk  702.486.3738  or email