The Arts|Learning Networking and Advocacy Division is dedicated to providing information, resources and programming that will help you advocate for the arts in your community, whether it be across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or in any other state or region of the United States.


View Arts|Learning sponsored powerpoint presentations at the MA Music Educators Conference, Feb 28-March 2, 2013.

Music, Language, and the Brain:  Can We Teach All Children?
By Elena Zaretsky, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Faculty, Department of Curriculum & Instruction, College of Education & Human Development, University of Mass., Boston

Tune Up Your Advocacy Agenda for 2013!
Jonathan Rappaport, Arts|Learning and Matt Wilson, MASSCreative

A great arts education advocacy tool is Tom Chapin’s “not on the test” website, featuring his original satirical song about NCLB and the testing frenzy that has often excluded the arts from education over the past decade.

Forming the Arts|Learning “Parents Unite for the Arts” Network

Arts|Learning is forming a network of various arts education parent support groups in Massachusetts.  To learn more, please click here.

Video Resources

For some great video resources, please see Arts|Learning’s video webpage.