Volunteer Program

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2014-2015 School Year Workshop Schedule & Membership Information Registration Deadline:  Sept. 12 Click to download printable information: For New Volunteers: Frequently Asked Questions 2014-2015 Membership Form              2014 – 2015 Workshop Schedule Supply List 2014-2015 Lessons Coordinators and Volunteers:  Use these flyers to recruit more volunteers at your school: 2014-2015 […]

After School Art Program

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Art in the School’s After School Art Program was developed in consultation with the University of New Mexico College of Education’s Art Education Program faculty and Albuquerque Public Schools’ Fine Arts Program management. The program began in 2007 at one school and has expanded to serve three elementary and one middle school in the 2010-2011 […]

Teachers’ Workshops

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Professional Development Workshop for Teachers: Using Art to Engage Students and Enrich the Curriculum Monday, June 9th & Tuesday, June 10th, 2014      8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.                   at  North Star Elementary School, 9301 Ventura NE, Albuquerque, NM 87122 Registration Deadline:  May 23 This workshop is free, but space is limited. Complete the registration […]

Our Approach to Art Education

  “Students have very lively discussions of art.  They are well versed on art terms and know how to critique works.” “The children are always expressive and love to give their point of view.” We believe that children benefit the most from art education when it includes: –  art history: Using master art works, we place the art into historic and cultural context for children. –  art criticism:  We teach children about the elements of art and the vocabulary to describe what they are looking at so they may exam and respond to what they’re seeing. –  aesthetics:  We help children evaluate the aesthetic qualities of art work so they might understand the meaning, nature and value of art. –  art making: We teach children how to use basic art techniques and tools so they can explore their creativity and express themselves beyond words. Closely looking at and discussing master works of art, then creating artwork: –  addresses the whole child... 

Our Blog

Thank You for Joining Us at B2B!

Many thanks to all who came by B2B Bistronomy in Nob Hill yesterday for their Giving Back Sunday event! It was a wonderful crowd and they told us that it was the second biggest crowd ever – wow! Many thanks to B2B for inviting Art in the School to benefit from their generosity. We hope to return there again in the coming year.  Read More

Yum! Join us this Sunday at B2B Bistronomy

This Sunday, March 1, B2B Bistronomy will donate 20% of their food sales to Art in the School.  Join us anytime between 12 noon and 9 pm and enjoy their tasty delights.  B2B is located at 3118 Central Ave. SE, in the heart of Nob Hill.  See you there!  Read More

Executive Director position

Art in the School currently accepting applications for Executive Director. Main Areas of Responsibility: Manage and promote the organization’s three programs, insuring program quality and impact. Plan and coordinate all aspects of volunteer program workshops, after school art program, and a summer professional development workshop. Be the organization’s chief advocate and spokesperson, as well as a strategic thinker. Manage and promote fundraising events, coordinating with the board. Manage... 

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How to contact us:

Art in the School
P.O. Box 3416
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87190-3416
(505) 306-0471