Welcome to Arts|Learning
Arts|Learning is the hub of arts education in Massachusetts. We support the inclusion of a complete arts education (dance, media arts, music, drama/theatre, and visual arts) for every K-12 student in the Commonwealth. When the arts are at the center of the core curriculum, students develop the 21st-Century skills they need to lead fulfilled lives.
As a non-profit organization, A|L is the Massachusetts arts education alliance partnering with dozens of professional arts education organizations, cultural institutions, and public agencies to bring about changes in the way the arts are viewed and supported within public education. We bring years of experience and acknowledged expertise to bear on arts education, programming, services, professional development for educators, and advocacy.
Check out our new COVID-19 Updates page for latest information about the impact of the pandemic on Massachusetts arts education. This page will be updated frequently as news unfolds about how schools are responding to the Corona virus.
- OUR NEW ADVOCACY EFFORT–ESSER FUNDING: Massachusetts is receiving over $1.8 billion as part of the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) It is the hope of the Arts for All Coalition to help arts educators in advocating to utilize a portion of these funds for arts education.
Please share our advocacy document broadly. Included are links that will inform the reader about ESSER, grant amounts per district, along with information from MAEA, NAEA and NAfME. Our advocacy plan is to PASS (Plan, Ask, Show, Succeed). We encourage everyone to share their successes with us at firstname.lastname@example.org and on social media with the hashtags #ArtsPASS & #ArtsMA
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