Creativity/Innovation

 

CREATIVITY and INNOVATION

Vibrant Communities

Children from the Louisville Central Community Center, explore puppetry.

EDUCATOR RESOURCES

Links to a wide variety of educator resources separated into arts discipline categories.

FOLK AND TRADITIONAL ARTS APPRENTICESHIP GRANT

The Folk and Traditional Arts Apprenticeship grant provides up to $3,000 to a Kentucky master traditional artist to teach skills, practices and culture to a less experienced artist from the same community during the course of a year.

POETRY OUT LOUD PROGRAM

Poetry Out Loud is a national poetry recitation competition created by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the Poetry Foundation and administered in partnership with the state arts agencies. Each participating school receives an artist residency and the opportunity for the school champion to attend the state competition with a chaperone. The state champion goes on to the national competition in Washington, D.C.

POETRY OUT LOUD STATE FINALS

Each spring the Kentucky Arts Council hosts the state-wide Poetry Out Loud competition for high school students. Kentucky’s state champion proceeds to the national finals in Washington, D.C., in April.

TEACHING ART APART PROGRAM

The Teaching Art Apart Program provides honorariums for professional teaching artists to create virtual learning content in their respective creative disciplines. This content can then be used by school teachers as supplemental classroom content or remote instruction in the arts. This program also gives school teachers the opportunity to sample content from teaching artists before applying for Teaching Art Together grants.

TEACHING ART TOGETHER GRANT

The Teaching Art Together Grant lets teachers collaborate with practicing, professional artists on the design and implementation of innovative one- to four-week residencies. Residencies provide teachers with the tools to continue to incorporate the arts into the curriculum after the residency is completed.

TEACHING ARTISTS DIRECTORY PROGRAM

The Teaching Artists Directory is an online directory of Kentucky artists who produce high quality artistic work and have the skills and competencies needed to work with teachers and students in designing and implementing arts education programs.

TEACHING ARTISTS DIRECTORY

An online directory of Teaching Artists that have been juried into this program.

TRANSPARTATION DIRECTORY

The TranspARTation Directory is a list of arts organizations and venues that provide field trip options for Kentucky students to study exemplary works of dance, music, theatre, literary, visual and digital media arts. Schools choose destinations from the TranspARTation Directory when applying for funding through the TranspARTation Grant Program.

TRANSPARTATION GRANT

The TranspARTation Grant enables Kentucky teachers and schools to offer students high quality arts experiences by providing transportation funding. Grants will be based on the mileage from the school building to the arts organization or performance venue and the number of buses necessary. Grant requests under $100 are ineligible.