In July 2010, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution declaring the week following the second Sunday of September as Arts in Education Week to draw attention to arts education in schools, and to build momentum for a great remainder of the school year.In honor of the 2012 National Arts in Education Week, the Greenville Arts Council will host a week full of events to promote and support arts in education programming within the Washington County community.
Monday Sept. 10th – WXVT Morning/Evening appearance discussing Arts in Ed Week happenings and the importance of arts in education programming
Tuesday Sept 11th – VISTA will lead 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance project with Veterans @ Magnolia Gardens Nursing Home (partnering with 4-H Club at O’Bannon Elementary) 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday Sept 12th –Presentation of gifts of appreciation to district art teachers
Thursday Sept 13th –
- · Delta Symphony Association will host A Jazz Tribute to the Blues featuring Alphonso Sanders @ Jake & Frieda Stein Hall, 10:00 a.m.
- · Sweet CeCe’s Fundraiser (Noon – 9:00 p.m.) 20% of sales go towards GAC’s Greenville Arts Partnership (GAP). The Greenville Arts Partnership serves public school children and educators in Washington County, and is a proud member of the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts Partner in Education Program.
Friday Sept 14th – Dick Blick Fundraiser Ends (Money being raised for puppet making supplies) Check out the website! http://www.dickblick.com/ara/lists/2187/home
If you would like more information on National Arts in Education Week or the Greenville Arts Partnership, please contact Megan Hines, Arts in Education Coordinator of the Greenville Arts Council at (662)332-2246 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like more information about the AmeriCorps*VISTA program, please contact Angela Eustache, AmeriCorps*VISTA member of the Greenville Arts Council at (662)332-2246 or visit www.americorps.gov.