Advocate for School Performances
Encourage your child's teacher, principal and PAC to bring the best performing artists for young audiences into your school. ArtStarts' Artists on Tour Directory
features over 90 professional artists available to tour in BC, representing a wide range of artistic disciplines and cultural backgrounds. Being quality exposed to live performances at a young age can open a child's mind to discover new interests and to think in a different way.
Become an Arts Champion
Discover what’s possible in education when the arts activated. Support your child's teacher in their efforts to bring creativity into the classroom. You can do this by learning more about the various modes of arts in education
, including arts integration, and playing an active role in encouraging them to explore and experiment with the arts in their own classroom to develop curious and motivated 21st century learners.
Visit the ArtStarts GalleryThe ArtStarts Gallery
is the only free, public gallery in Canada exclusively dedicated to young people's art. Located in downtown Vancouver, the gallery is an invaluable resource for learning more about the value arts in education, as well as the many forms it can take. Guided tours and workshops
are also available for schools, day camps or other group. If you can't visit the gallery in person, explore our current and past exhibitions online
, including virtual gallery tour videos.
Stand with us to witness the power of the arts in education for young people firsthand. Make a monthly or annual contribution
and join our growing alliance of advocates for young people.