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Arts & Humanities Bainbridge

Arts & Humanities Bainbridge

Now in its 21st year, the Arts in Education Program is a network of classroom teachers, teaching artists, school administrators, and community partners working together to provide quality arts education and arts integration in classrooms on Bainbridge Island and in Suquamish.

The Arts In Education

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Arts in Education


Program description

Why is arts education important?

Arts education helps students develop Studio Habits of Mind as well as 21st Century Skills. These qualities are vital parts of a complete K-12 education. Research and experience confirm that arts education helps students develop crucial skills like critical thinking, creativity, and collaboration, and that it supports learning in other core subjects. We also


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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Performance, In-School Residency, Professional Development, Workshops & Classes (In-School)
Artistic Discipline: Dance, Literary Arts, Media (film, video, etc.), Multi-Discipline, Music, Storytelling, Theatre, Visual Arts
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Kindergarten
Bilingual: No


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

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“My favorite part was all of it. She was so good, I didn’t want her to go.“

- Zoey (3rd Grade), Wilkes Elementary Classroom Teacher, describing Resident Teaching Artist Vicky Edmonds

“Something new to me was learning I can move my body like a sea creature.”

- Cypress (2nd Grade), Wilkes Elementary Classroom Teacher, describing Resident Teaching Artist Karen Harp-Reed