These Arts Education programs serve public schools within Bainbridge Island and neighboring communities. These programs currently connect professional Teaching Artists with public school children ages K-12.
Arts Education - An integral part of all students lives. . .
The arts are essential. They teach students innumerable lessons—practice makes perfect, small differences can have large effects, collaboration leads to creativity. The arts also teach children that there a several paths to take when approaching problems and that all problems can have more than one solution.
- Americans for the Arts
“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