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A man helps a young student with an art project.

Cool Culture Pass

A collection of art museums recently commissioned a study to see the effects of their programs on students, and the results, after surveys of over 300 participants, were striking. Over three quarters of the participants rated their participation in museum programs as teenagers as one of the most positive influences on their lives, over family, […]

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ASTEP with KCACTF

ASTEP: Transforming Lives Through the Power of the Arts

By Mauricio Salgado “All right everyone, take a deep breath and let it out. I find that whenever I’m in an uncomfortable or unexpected situation, I stop breathing. That might happen a lot in this workshop–so let’s make it a rule to breathe.” That’s how we began the Artist as Citizen workshop at the 2013 […]

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Art Supplies boost creativity

Why Our Kids Need the Arts

Every year it seems like the need for a way to close the achievement gap between students of different socioeconomic statuses gets even greater. We’ve tried an incredible variety of solutions, some of which have worked and others that haven’t. No one thing works for every single student, but there are certainly some things that […]

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