ArtStarts in Schools provides innovative arts programs for young people, practical resources for teachers and artists, and leadership in advocacy for arts in education.
ArtStarts reaches an estimated 500,000 young people in urban, rural and remote communities across British Columbia each year. From Kindergarten to Grade 12, in public and private schools throughout the province, ArtStarts supports a wide range of arts based experiences that activate learning for young people. Learn more at artstarts.com
Why Support Our Charity?
ArtStarts in Schools depends on the generous support of people like you who are passionate about fostering the creativity and imagination of young people.
Research from the last twenty years alone indicates that students who engage in arts based practices show enhanced levels of achievement, have higher persistence in their programs of study and demonstrate increased motivation. They are more likely to collaborate effectively, be socially tolerant and show high levels of self-confidence.
You can ignite a passion for the arts — and a passion for learning.
Your support sends a strong message that the arts are important. Get involved today and help us create meaningful opportunities for young people to thrive in and through the arts.