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Resources for Artists

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

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.
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.
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.
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 revised BC curriculum?
How to Write an Artist CV-Coming Soon: 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-Coming Soon: 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 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 2019-20-Coming Soon: A handy reference as you plan the school year. (Please note this document may be updated throughout the year.)
Communications Kit for AIC Grant Projects: A guide to explaining or acknowledging projects supported by Artists in the Classroom grants.
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.
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.
ArtStarts offers professional development in arts integration for both teachers and artists.