Calling all arts educators to highlight innovative ways performing arts & interdisciplinary classrooms are engaging every student, every day, with every opportunity at the 2022 ESSA Conference January 10-12. The Virtual Student Showcase is an exciting opportunity for students, teachers, and schools to share the amazing and incredible arts learning experiences that are occuring within Arizona classrooms.
Performance submissions due December 10th by 11:59pm. Selected participants notified December 15th by 5pm.
Visual Arts submissions are due December 10th by 11:59pm. Selected Participants will be noticed by December 15th by 5pm.
*Please note that the Visual Arts submissions for ESSA uses the same submission form as Youth Arts Month (YAM). Be sure to check the box that says AGREE to: "My district or charter is Title I and I would like to additionally display work at the 2022 State ESSA Conference."
Arizona Opera's Education Teaching Artist, Dr. Miriam Schildkret, PN1, is ready to join your class in-person or virtually to provide a masterclass on the topic of your choice!
Masterclass topics include: vocal technique, opera history, career development, performance anxiety, mental/physical health relating to performers, and individual or group coaching for classical singers, and musical theatre. Available for ALL cities in Arizona (in-person only available in the Phoenix metro area).
Grade Level: Recommended 6th - 12th grade
Time: Classes can be scheduled 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Masterclasses are 45 - 60 minutes in length
Cities: Available to ALL cities in the state of Arizona (in-person masterclasses are only available in the Phoenix metro area)
Must include your name, age, school/studio/college at the beginning of the video, and a written artistic statement also submitted (include your name, age and school/studio/college).
Submissions are due Oct. 15th, Jan. 15th and March 15th. Each deadline date is for a new round of adjudication.
Only 4 submissions per school per each submission deadline. 4 may be submitted in October, 4 in January, 4 in March.
AzDEO will award a certificate to the student and school/studio/college.
The Council for Art Education administers Youth Art Month (YAM) at the national level to showcase the positive impact and association between art teachers and students. YAM promotes visual art education for all K - 12 students and encourages funding for quality school art programs.
Arizona 7th, 8th, and 9th graders can submit entries by September 13th, 2021 for a short story & poetry competition. Prizes sponsored by Bookmans. View the complete contest rules or if you have questions email [email protected].
Congratulations teachers and students for making it through another challenging and artful school year! ADE Arts Education is thrilled to share the State Seal of Arts Proficiency Year End Report. Participation and achievement grew again for the third year in a row, with 978 students earning a Seal of Arts Proficiency! Congratulations to the students, teachers, and LEAs for their ongoing dedication and commitment to the arts. In this newsletter, we will also share several opportunities to showcase the amazing work of Arizona student artists.
Nine high school students from across the nation are vying for the title of 2022 Poetry Out Loud™ National Champion and the $20,000 prize as part of an annual poetry recitation competition from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the Poetry Foundation. The 2022 competition will culminate on Sunday, June 5, 2022, with a one-time-only webcast available on the NEA’s website at Arts.gov/Poetry-Out-Loud beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. CT / 4:00 p.m. PT. Poet, publisher, and New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander will host the virtual event that will include poetry recitations by each of the finalists and the announcement of the National Champion.