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GREETINGS FROM ARGY’S CUBBY with a view of the STATE HOUSE DOME at the Department of Education
The Youth Art Month opening at the Portland Museum of Art was held on Friday, March and was SPECTACULAR! The student exhibit will remain on display throughout March. Congratulations to the Maine Art Education Association and Portland Museum of Art for collaborating on this wonderful exhibit!
The report from music teachers is their national conference held in Hartford last week was a wonderful even.
ARGY’S ARTS BLOG
***** Unsung Heroes Awards, ING Financial Services
Eligibility: K-12 educators, awards are made to applicants who are trying new methods and techniques to improve student learning. Applications may be for projects that have been implemented or that the educator would like to implement.
Award: One hundred finalists each receive $2,000. Of these, three are selected for additional financial awards. First place receives an additional $25,000; second place an additional $10,000; and third place an additional $5,000
Deadline: April 30, 2007
***** National Endowment for the Arts
Eligibility: The Learning in the Arts for Children and Youth category offers funding for projects that help children and youth acquire knowledge and understanding of and skills in the arts. Projects must provide participatory learning and engage students with skilled artists, teachers, and excellent art. Funded projects apply national or state arts education standards.
Deadline: June 11, 2007
***** P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education Grants Program
Award: Each year the P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education has made available five $1,000 grants to be awarded to educators who need money to further their program goals.
Contact: URL: http://grantsalert.com/grants.cfm?id=4&gid=4005
Newsletter additional remarks from Argy:
The student from Winslow High Schools remarks were not attached to the newsletter I sent out yesterday. According to Carol Trimble, Executive Director of the Maine Alliance for Arts Education, her speech will be published in the spring newsletter. If you are interested in seeing this please go to the Alliance website and become a member of this important organization: http://www.maineallforartsed.org/
Also, Planet Pan from Blue Hill performed on Arts Advocacy Day and in the words of first lady Karen Baldacci, “today you made the state house rock”.
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