Arts in Education artists sought

Friday, April 26, 2013

LITTLE ROCK -- The Arkansas Arts Council is accepting applications from artists who would like to join the Arts in Education Artist Roster.

Performing, literary or visual artists who are interested in working with teachers and students in schools or after-school/summer programs are encouraged to apply.

Applications to join the roster are available at www.arkansasarts.org or by calling 501-324-9766. Deadline to apply is Friday, July 5.

The Arts in Education Artist Roster, www.arkansasarts.org/programs/aie/default.aspx, is an online list of artists who are available for participation in the Arts in Education residency program.

The AIE program places professional artists in Arkansas schools and non-profit community organizations to work directly with teachers and students, to demonstrate their art forms and share their ideas, creativity and talents.

For more information, contact Cynthia Haas, Arts in Education program manager, at 501-324-9769, or e-mail cynthia@arkansasheritage.org.

The Arkansas Arts Council advances the arts in Arkansas by providing services and supporting arts endeavors that encourage and assist literary, performing and visual artists in achieving standards of

professional excellence. In addition, the Arkansas Arts Council provides technical and financial assistance to Arkansas arts organizations and other providers of cultural and educational programs.

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