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  • Arts Integration Learning Lab in Nanaimo

    Call for Artists! Apply by September 30

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  • Deconstructing Learning through the Arts

    Big Draw & Culture Days on October 1

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  • Calling Performing Artists to Tour BC Schools!

    Apply for ArtStarts Showcase by October 7

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  • Stand Out! Teacher Pro-D on October 21

    Early Bird Rates until September 30

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  • Art + Education + Young People + YOU!

    Seeking Our Next Gallery Sponsor

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  • Free Gallery Tours

    Saturdays and Sundays

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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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  • Collaborate with Artists to Create Memorable Learning Experiences

    Explore the Artists in the Classroom Directory

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  • How Will the Arts and Creativity Play a Role 20 Years from Now?

    20 Community Leaders Share their Thoughts

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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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  • Kimchi Haggis

    Free workshops for kids: October 29 & 30

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  • What's New?

    Read our Latest News and Stories

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Upcoming Dates

September 30

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

September 30

Early Bird Deadline: Stand Out! Teacher Pro-D on October 21

October 1

Free Event for All Ages: The Big Draw & Culture Days

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

What the Salmon Say: Artists in the Classroom

What the Salmon Say: Artists in the Classroom

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Celebrating Our Community and the Next 20

Celebrating Our Community and the Next 20

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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.