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  • Storytelling with Jamie Oliviero

    Free workshops for kids: May 28 & 29

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

    On now at the ArtStarts Gallery

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  • ArtStarts is celebrating 20 years!

    Wondering what the next 20 years will hold?

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  • Artists in the Classroom Mentorship Salons

    Join us in Nanaimo, Smithers, Vancouver, Nelson or Kelowna

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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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  • Artists in the Classroom grants bring professional artists into schools across BC

    Apply by May 27, 2016

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  • BC artists are invited to join the Artists in the Classroom Directory

    Apply by May 13, 2016

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Upcoming Dates

April 30 & May 1

Free Family Workshop: Direct Animation with Cineworks

April 30 to May 7

Artists in the Classroom Mentorship Salons: 5 Locations

May 27

Artists in the Classroom: Grant Application Deadline

May 28 & 29

Free Family Workshop: Storytelling with Jamie Oliviero

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

The Next 20: Branislav Henselmann

The Next 20: Branislav Henselmann

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ArtStarts is Hiring! Job Posting for Program Coordinator

ArtStarts is Hiring! Job Posting for Program Coordinator

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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.