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ArtStarts in Schools

About

ArtStarts in Schools is a charitable organization that expands the role of art in education to activate learning and nurture creativity in British Columbia's young people.

Since 1996, ArtStarts has collaborated with educators, artists, families and community to promote art as an essential part of learning and life.

Each year, ArtStarts provides over 640,000 unique arts experiences for young people in urban, rural and remote communities across BC.

ArtStarts' key areas of activity include booking school performances, an annual showcase conference for young audience presenters, artist residencies, grants to schools and districts, professional learning opportunities for artists and teachers, gallery exhibitions of young people’s art and free family programming.