Artist Kiki Smith

Helpful Links

SUPPORT FOR K-12 EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Target Field Trip Grants

  • The Target Field Trip Grants program provides funds for K-12 field trips in order to give students the opportunity to explore more of the world outside the classroom. Examples of eligible field trips include: art, science, and cultural museum visits; community service and civic projects; and career enrichment opportunities. In the current funding cycle, grants of up to $800 each will be awarded to 5,000 educators throughout the United States. Funds may be used to cover trip-related costs such as transportation, ticket fees, resource materials, and supplies. Education professionals who are employed by accredited U.S. K-12 public, private, or charter schools are eligible to apply.

Planting Seeds of Knowledge: A grant program for schools and community groups

Trained artists work with teachers to integrate curriculum and create rich learning experiences for children.

Grant Guidelines: 

  • Must be a school or not for profit organization in Wisconsin.
  • SEEDS grant covers up to 100% of the artist fees, with the school covering mileage, lodging, and some supplies.
  • Funding is available on a first come, first served basis.
  • Fund cycle begins August 1 and ends June 30.
  • Each school may apply for a total of $3,000 in artist fees.
  • Funding may only be used to hire artists from SEEDS roster.

For More Information: 
920-490-3833 
bbashara@oneidanation.org 
Apply now!

DONORS CHOOSE

Individual teachers can request funds to cover the cost of tickets to a Horizons performance or Musical Encounters concert, the cost of bus transportation to/from Young Auditorium, or the cost of an Artists in the  Schools outreach workshop or assembly. Refer to the 2012-2013 Horizons School Matinee Series brochure for a complete selection of programs.


FOR TEACHERS

WISCONSIN ASSOCIATIONS AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS FOR ARTS EDUCATION

NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS FOR ARTS EDUCATION

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES


FOR STUDENTS

The following web sites have been specifically designed for elementary and middle school students to learn more about various aspects of the performing arts, including theatre, dance and music. Many of the sites are interactive in nature.

Dramania
  • This site is best for ages 5-12. Take a look at these drama-related activities that you can do by yourself, with a partner, or with a group.
Eduweb: Performing Arts
  • Create your own movies! Visit these interactive web sites - My Pop Studio and Amazing Reef will guide you through making your own animated films and Soul Learning will involve you in learning more about the history of this style of music.
Charles and Mary Lamb, Tales from Shakespeare
  • This site is best for ages 8-12. Read some of Shakespeare's most popular stories, all rewritten in easy-to-understand language!
Folger Shakespeare Library: Shakespeare for Kids 
  • Best for ages 8-12. Entertain your brain with words, fun facts, characters, coloring pages, and puzzles all related to Shakespeare.
San Francisco Symphony: SFS Kids - Fun with Music
  • This site is best for ages 5-12. Investigate instruments of the orchestra and create your own tune with the "composerizer."