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  • Jump, Bend, Sway, Twist Shake!

    Free workshops for kids: August 27 & 28

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  • Arts Integration Learning Lab in Nanaimo

    Call for Artists! Apply by September 30

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  • Calling Performing Artists to Tour BC Schools!

    Apply for ArtStarts Showcase by October 7

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  • Free Gallery Tours

    Saturdays and Sundays

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  • How can the arts and creativity play a role 20 years from now?

    20 community leaders share their thoughts

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  • Collaborate with Artists to Create Memorable Learning Experiences

    Explore the Artists in the Classroom Directory

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  • View Finders: Young People's Art through a Lens-based Approach

    Watch exhibition videos online

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  • The Sketchbook Project

    On now in the ArtStarts Mezzanine Gallery

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  • Join ArtStarts' Board of Directors

    Are you passionate about the importance of the arts in young people's lives?

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  • What's New?

    Read our latest stories

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Upcoming Dates

August 27 & 28

Free Family Workshop: Jump, Bend, Sway, Twist & Shake!

September 23

Artists in Education: Final Reports Due for 2015-16

September 30

Vancouver Island & Coast Artists: Apply for Arts Integration Learning Lab

October 7

Call for Performing Artists: Apply to Showcase

ArtStarts in Schools provides innovative arts programs for young people, practical resources for teachers and artists, and leadership in advocacy for arts in education.

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Latest Stories

ArtStarts Workshop with Lee Kwidzinski

This Weekend: Jump, Bend, Sway, Twist and Shake!

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Call for Artists! Arts Integration Learning Lab in Nanaimo

Call for Artists! Arts Integration Learning Lab in Nanaimo

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ArtStarts in Schools depends on the generous support of people like you who are passionate about fostering creativity, the arts and imagination of young people.