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

Win this beautiful Frank McCulloch painting! Buy tickets here.

La Luna Sobre el Agua    19 x 27” oil on canvas.  Valued at $2,400. Frank McCulloch has generously donated this beautiful painting in support of our programs for children. McCulloch is a recipient of the New Mexico Governor’s Award in the Arts, University of New Mexico Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, Albuquerque Arts Alliance Bravos Award, and AABA Local Treasure.  This is just a partial list of his recognition as a painter and an artist.  He has taught art to many of our... 

Join us at Encantada! Art Exhibition Opening November 2

Local artists helping local artists-to-be – a wonderful endeavor! The Rio Grande Art Association (RGAA) is presenting their 12th annual juried painting and sales exhibition, ¡ENCANTADA! 2014, beginning November 2.  RGAA will benefit Art in the School with a portion of their proceeds from the sale of art. Join us for an artist reception and awards ceremony on Sunday, November 2 from 2-5 p.m. and again November 12 from 5:30 -7 p.m. On these dates, RGAA will donate 10% of the two reception... 

Join us for a Glass Fusing Class!

You’re invited! Join us for a morning of indulging your creative side, relaxing with friends, and raising much-needed funds for Art in the School.  We’ll gather at the studios of Bullseye Glass Resource Center Santa Fe to create our own unique and colorful glass art. No experience is necessary, and all materials and instruction are provided. First Glass Fusing: Saturday November 15, 11am – 1:30pm at the Bullseye Resource Center, 805 Early Street, Santa Fe, NM 87505. This class... 

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