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Infusion Professional Development

Professional Development in Arts Integration for Teachers and Artists

ArtStarts is offers Infusion professional development opportunities for artists and teachers interested in bringing the arts and arts integration into schools across British Columbia. Through professional learning opportunities, we wish to provide practical resources and approaches that can enhance the way artists, educators and young people are engaged in and through the arts.

  • In the future, I hope school will be a place of individuality allowing all students the chance to thrive and where teachers are encouraged and given the help they need. Grade 12 student
  • I feel empowered and inspired! This experience has allowed me real room for personal growth as an artist and a learner. Artist
  • I appreciate the reminder that art can be used as a tool to express learning. Paper and pencil need not dominate our classrooms. Teacher
  • This experience made me a better artist, by challenging me personally and professionally. Artist
  • This workshop really got me thinking about how we approach creativity as a topic in the classroom. Teacher
  • I have new and exciting ideas for how to explore arts integration and employ mediums and work with partners that I had not considered before. Artist
Pro-D Events for Artists

Pro-D Events for Artists

ArtStarts provides capacity-building learning experiences for artists working in all disciplines who are interested in working with young people in schools across BC. Discover upcoming events!

Pro-D Events for Teachers

Pro-D Events for Teachers

ArtStarts offers professional development for BC educators who want to explore ways to effectively bring the arts into their teaching practice. We offer events throughout the year and also work directly with schools and districts to customize learning experiences for K-12 teams. Discover upcoming events!


BC Arts Council and the Government of British Columbia are committed to ensuring that all British Columbians are able to participate in a healthy arts and cultural community recognized for its excellence. Through this provincial financial support, the arts and cultural community will continue to achieve its creative, social and economic success.
Infusion: Arts in Education was created by 2010 Legacies Now, with the support from the Province of British Columbia, as a legacy of the 2010 Winter Games.