Partnering with LA Schools (K-8) and Beyond

Project Added: January 10, 2022
Project Point of Contact: [email protected]
A student spinning pottery on the wheel

By providing learner-centered, research-based instruction in the visual and performing arts, we support growth and personal achievement for students in grades K-8, especially those living in high-poverty areas who are most at risk of academic failure.

https://inner-cityarts.org/lata

Arts-and Intersections:

Art, Education & Youth Development

Collaborators:

Los Angeles Unified School District and local charter schools

Location:

Los Angeles, California

Region:

Population Density:

Urban

Large Intended Impact Area:

County/Multi-County Region

Foundations:

OVERVIEW

In a unique partnership with the Los Angeles Unified School District and local charter schools, in addition to schools around the country, elementary and middle school students and their classroom teachers are linked to Inner-City Arts for experiential instruction in the visual and performing arts during their school day.

Once weekly, for up to 17 weeks per term, students and teachers work with our professional teaching artists, focusing on a specific art form—visual arts, ceramics, music, dance, drama, digital photography, or animation.

ABOUT THE PROJECT

In a unique partnership with the Los Angeles Unified School District and local charter schools, in addition to schools around the country, elementary and middle school students and their classroom teachers are linked to Inner-City Arts for experiential instruction in the visual and performing arts during their school day.

Once weekly, for up to 17 weeks per term, students and teachers work with our professional teaching artists, focusing on a specific art form—visual arts, ceramics, music, dance, drama, digital photography, or animation.

PROJECT EVALUATION

Currently not available.