Arts Education in Action
What's happening in your visual arts and design community?
August 2, 2023
Share Your Action
We want to highlight YOUR art education in action! What are your students creating? What is happening in your museum? Do you have an NAEA Preservice Student Chapter that is doing cool stuff? Is your district getting creative? Send us photos so NAEA can share them and represent art education in action as it is really happening.
Current images featured in the image carousel on the NAEA Homepage:
A father and son work together in one of Albuquerque Museum’s “Adventures in Art” classes. Designed for children ages 3-6 and their caregivers, the class combines an exploration of materials, visits to the Museum galleries, and art making.
Submitted by: Elizabeth Becker | Albuquerque Museum | Albuquerque, NM
After learning about visual storytelling and the ways artists tell stories, third graders created original graphic novels that were published and added to the school library’s permanent collection.
Submitted by: Kelly Hanning | Gates Chili Central School District | Rochester, NY
Eighth graders and NJAHS members at Porter Ridge Middle School sold hand-painted chairs at their 12th Annual Chairs for Charity silent auction. They raised over $6,000 for the American Cancer Society and Cindy’s Hope Chest.
Submitted by: Kirsten Durbin | Porter Ridge Middle School | Indian Trail, NC
Third and fourth graders at Saint Thomas and the Apostle Catholic Church discover the magic (and absolute fun) bubble printing. Using a mixture of blue tempera paint, dish soap, and water, students blow bubbles directly onto their scuba self-portraits.
Submitted by: Alyssa Seidel | Saint Thomas and the Apostle Catholic Church | Saint Thomas, MO
A seventh grade class constructs a 21-foot sandworm with a 6’ x 5’ x 3’ double head for the “Beetlejuice Jr.” production held at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.
Submitted by: Felicia Brooks | Parkway Middle School | Fort Lauderdale, FL