Staunton’s new Arts and Culture District will be officially launched on Saturday, October 17. The City of Staunton and the Arts and Culture Council of Staunton are planning a joint news announcement next Tuesday, October 13, at 11 am to be held at the RR Smith Center in Staunton. Studies indicate that arts integration also fosters less reliance on physical responses as a means of communication (Johnson, 2007). Project Funding is offered once a year and presents the ACT community with the opportunity to propose one-off arts activities.
Together with increased National Lottery income, this means that Arts Council England should receive £262 million of National Lottery funding in 2014 to 2015, compared with £151 million in 2010 to 2011. They believed our students had to experience cycles of inquiry wherein they learned about the arts and through the arts, and that they needed to see teachers of different disciplines collaborate (Berghoff, 2003, p. 2).
It’s like a giant, free, no-holds-barred focus group that represents a true range of arts users and non-users. Nine honorees were announced late Wednesday, including Prestonsburg philanthropist and arts advocate William Francis, who won the Governor’s Awards’ top honor, the Milner Award.
The Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support (IVAIS) program supports a professional, viable and ethical Indigenous visual arts industry with strong participation by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. In many cases, neither pre-service nor in-service teachers have the knowledge, inclination or the time to attempt integrating arts into the curriculum.
Associate degrees and certificate programs in liberal arts, culinary arts, science, health science, and fine arts are offered by the college. Over the years, we’ve seen these arts YPOs come and go (Bring back Austin Opera’s Bravo Club! We also strive to increase the capacity and resources of community-based arts organizations.