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Arts to Grow works with schools and community organizations in the NY/NJ metro area to provide art programs that change children's lives, inspiring them to love to learn and helping them discover their personal, intrinsic motivation.



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    ATG Celebrates National Arts in Education Week

    ATG Celebrates National Arts in Education Week

    The arts are a vital part of a well-rounded education; that’s why in 2010, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution designating the second full week of September as National Arts in Education Week. Join us on Facebook and Twitter, where we’ll be discussing the benefits of arts education all week.

    The resolution, H.R. 275, states that arts education “enables students to develop…

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    It’s National Arts in Education Week! Did you know that prolonged exposure to arts learning has been linked to higher graduation rates for New York City students?

    Join us in doing the KIND thing for NYC-area youth. Vote for Arts to Grow to receive $10,000 to fund two additional arts programs this spring!

    Arts to Grow is Back to School!

    Arts to Grow is Back to School!

    September is here, and ATG is back to school with four great programs kicking off this semester at three of our long-running program partner sites.

    • In Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, our year-long Musical Theater program, which has taken place at the Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation’s Community Learning Center since 2009, is beginning with a fall theater workshop. Teaching Artist Taylor…

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    Help More Children Love Learning This Fall: Volunteer with Arts to Grow

    Help More Children Love Learning This Fall: Volunteer with Arts to Grow

    Another school year is almost here, and we need your help to make this one the best yet for our students. Join us as a volunteer or an intern this fall to make a tangible difference in the lives of underserved children in the New York metro area. Here are just some examples of the pro bono support we’ll need this semester:

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    Whether you’re a social media strategist or a graphic design…

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    A Back-to-School Checklist for Arts Educators

    As summer draws to a close and students try to make the most of their last few days of freedom, arts teachers are already gearing up for the coming year. Michael Rosen, author and former U.K. Children’s Laureate, has come up with a checklist to ensure that the arts are taught in ways that best engage young students.

    Among his ten tips, Rosen advises arts teachers to ensure that their students…

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