artists in the schools
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Roster - Performances
& Tours for Students
in the Schools, a program of the Allied Arts Council,
offers cultural enrichment to students in grades
pre-K-12 in public and parochial schools in the St.
program provides cultural enrichment for students as
they have the experience of watching the creative
process in action. They
discover artists as real people who possess talents that
they, too, can acquire.
Corresponding numbers from the
Show-Me Standards (www.dese.mo.gov/standards)
are included at the beginning of program descriptions.
These were reviewed by our Arts Education Committee,
which includes classroom and fine arts teachers.
teacher may request an artist by completing a request
form. Sessions are free to schools within the
city limits, and only
$20 for schools outside of the city limits.
Contact the Allied
Arts Council for forms and availability information.
year features twelve artists with unique talents who
offer programs in a variety of disciplines.
As always, our artists are available to fit the
expanded enrichment needs of the classroom, and all
educators are encouraged to participate. Due to
budgetary cuts, our sessions may be limited for the
2012-2013 school year, so get your requests in early.
Allied Arts Council and the St. Joseph Public School
District are members of the Partners in Education
program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing
Arts, working to foster partnerships among arts
organizations, schools and communities. Selected because
of a demonstrated commitment to the improvement of
education in and through the arts, the partnership team
participates in collaborative efforts to make the arts
integral to education.
Artists in the Schools program is fully endorsed by the
and is partially funded
by the Arts Fund of the Allied Arts Council and the
Missouri Arts Council, a state agency, and Target. The PTA Council,
individual PTAs, and local civic groups donate
school office has received several three-part forms
(similar to the one below) to use for requesting each
artist desired. One form per request per class, please.
If you need additional forms, please call the Allied Arts
Council at 233-0231 or e-mail
You may also copy the form on this page, or download a
form from our website,
send the completed form to the Allied Arts Council, 118
South Eighth, St. Joseph, Missouri, 64501, and the request
will be confirmed with the artist. One copy will be
returned to you with the confirmation as soon as possible,
along with a program evaluation that we ask you to
complete and return to us.
note the artists’ notification needs and allow ample time
for your request to be handled. NOTE: Be sure to include
a second date and time preference.
feel free to call the office with feedback or
suggestions. We appreciate your input!
IS A CHARGE OF $20.00 PER SESSION FOR SCHOOLS LOCATED
OUTSIDE OF THE ST. JOSEPH CITY LIMITS.
ALLIED ARTS COUNCIL
ARTISTS IN THE SCHOOLS REQUEST FORM
118 South Eighth, St. Joseph, Missouri
816-233-0231 Fax: 816-233-6704
________________________________ Number of Sessions:
First Choice: Date:
Grade _____ Class Size: _______
DATE PRINCIPAL SIGNATURE
Please return to the Allied
Arts Council - 24 hour notice for cancellation.