The School Arts Leader (SAL) program has been launched! We are pleased that the Conservatory of the Arts (Springfiield PS), the Worcester Arts Magnet School, Burncoat Middle School (Worcester), Burncoat High School (Worcester), and the William Seach Primary School (Weymouth PS) are all participating in 2015-17. Our deep appreciation to the following funders of this program:

Arts|LMCC logoearning is the recipient of a two-year Peers Grant from the
Massachusetts Cultural Council for work to support the School Arts
Leaders Program, 2014-2016.

Significant funding has been received in 2015 from the Mattina R. Proctor Foundation and and anonymous foundation for our work on the School Arts Leaders Program.

AFTA LogoA|L is proud to be the lead organization in a collaborative that is receiving three years of funding (2014-17) from the Americans for the Arts (AFTA) in the “State Policy Pilot Program” (SP3). Other partners include MASSCreative, The MA Cultural Council, the MA Dept of El and Sec Ed, the MA Board of Higher Ed, and the Boston Public Schools.

As part of the SP3 grant, Arts|Learning and MASSCreative submitted the “Arts for All” proposal to the MA Department of Higher Education, requesting an admission requirement for MA public universities of one year of high school performing, media, or visual arts as part of the AFTA SP3 grant.

Eric Oddleifson Legacy Fund launched, December, 2013!

View cutting-edge arts education research presented by leading researchers on our Video Page

Read Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s letter to schools across the United States in support of Arts Education.