Creativity/Innovation

 

CREATIVITY and INNOVATION

Vibrant Communities

Children from the Louisville Central Community Center, explore puppetry.

KENTUCKY ARTS PARTNERSHIP SUMMER CAMP PROGRAMS

The Kentucky Arts Council provides operating support to many nonprofit arts organizations in the Commonwealth. This is a listing of summer camps hosted by these Kentucky Arts Partnership organizations.

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

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.

SHOWCASING THE ARTS PROGRAM

The Showcasing the Arts Grant enables Kentucky teachers and schools to offer students high quality performing and visual art in-school experiences, enhanced by artist lecture/demonstrations regarding the creative process.

SPECIALISTS WITH ARTS TACTICS PROGRAM

Grants support the utilization of arts education professionals who are available to provide three- to six-hour consultancies to assist Kentucky schools in developing plans and assessment tools for integrating the arts across the curriculum. Consultancy fees are paid by the Kentucky Arts Council.

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 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.

Page last updated: June 6, 2017
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