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Resources for Artists

ArtStarts provides practical resources for teachers and artists. It's part of our mission!

Online Resources for Touring Artists

Online Resources for Touring Artists

  • Tour Reports: Login to access and download the latest information for your group.
  • Guide to BC Schools and Districts: Information on school districts around the province to help plan your tour.
  • Study Guides and Know-Wonder-Learn Charts: Templates and guiding points to help you develop effective tools for teachers to use with students before, during and after your school performance.
  • Arts in Education: How is art taught in schools? What is arts integration? Where can I learn more about the curriculum? Discover the answers to these questions and more.
  • Communications Kit: A guide to easily introducing ArtStarts and the Artists on Tour Directory when you're visiting schools.
  • Key Definitions: Terms frequently used by ArtStarts include Professional Artist, Emerging Artist, Arts Integration and Modes of Arts in Education.
  • Key Dates for Artists 2016-17: A handy reference as you plan the school year. (Please note this document may be updated throughout the year.)
Online Resources for Artists in the Classroom

Online Resources for Artists in the Classroom

  • Tips for Planning Your Artist Residency in a School: So, you’d like to begin an artist residency. What now?
  • Tips for Teaching Artists: Quick tips for artists and other classroom visitors.
  • Curriculum and You: What do you need to know about the upcoming changes to BC’s curriculum?
  • Arts in Education: How is art taught in schools? What is arts integration? Where can I learn more about the curriculum? Discover the answers to these questions and more.
  • How to Write an Artist CV: Visit the Canadian Artists Representation Copyright Collective (CARCC) website for tips on what to include in an artist's CV or resume.
  • How to Calculate Artist Fees: Visit the Canadian Artists Representation Copyright Collective (CARCC) website to see their recommendations for professional artist fees or use the Canadian Artists Representation (CARFAC) online fee calculator.
  • Image Release Form: A sample form that artists can adapt to obtain permission from guardians of students/minors regarding the use of artwork, photos, etc.
  • Communications Kit for AIC Grant Projects: A guide to explaining or acknowledging projects supported by Artists in the Classroom grants.
  • Communications Kit for AICD: A guide to easily introducing ArtStarts and the Artists in the Classroom Directory when you're visiting schools.
  • Key Definitions: Terms frequently used by ArtStarts include Professional Artist, Emerging Artist, Arts Integration and Modes of Arts in Education.
  • Key Dates for Artists 2016-17: A handy reference as you plan the school year. (Please note this document may be updated throughout the year.)
At the ArtStarts Gallery and Resource Centre

At the ArtStarts Gallery and Resource Centre

  • Resource Hub: ArtStarts maintains a growing collection of books on many topics of interest, including Creativity, Arts Integration and more. Browse our collection online and visit us in person to borrow a book.
Professional Development

Professional Development

ArtStarts offers professional development in arts integration for both teachers and artists. Learn more.

Get in Touch!

Do you have questions about ArtStarts' programs and offerings? Do you have ideas for resources you would like to see here? Reach out to our team!