In partnership with the Iowa Department of Education, VSA Iowa, the state organization on arts and disability, has more than 175 creative and performing art workshops available free of cost to educators across Iowa.
If you’ve ever thought about hosting a VSA Iowa arts workshop, but were discouraged because of your school’s distance from Des Moines—sigh no more. The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. has made it possible for us to bring the arts to every corner of the state through the end of the school year.
Art workshops are being offered through our 20-year-old Arts for Children (AFC) program and are taught by experienced and passionate teaching artists – many of whom have a disability. You can expect for your students to get the following out of a VSA Iowa workshop:
- enhanced creativity, innovation and problem-solving skills
- a better understanding of the abilities in people with disabilities
- a good time making their own unique work of art
- an increase in self confidence through performing art workshops
Workshops, varying in length from one to three hours, are offered to classrooms with one or more children with an Individualized Education Plan-including those who are at-risk, have a mental health diagnosis, behavioral disorder and/or physical disability.
Sign up today and bring the arts to your class!
Registration forms can be accessed at: http://vsaiowa.org/services/arts-for-children-workshops-for-schools/
Or email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a form.
This offer will only last through the end of the school year – summer school included.
Download a flyer: Free Art Workshops for Students with Disabilities