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What is Arts Education?

 Arts education is “the process of teaching and learning how to create and produce the visual and performing arts and how to understand …

How The Arts Saved My Life is an Arts Education Series that highlights the benefits  the Arts  in communities and schools giving examples of How The Arts have changed the lives of students, communities and humanity for the better. In this Arts Education show people will learn different forms of the Arts and experience all of the magic the Arts have to give.

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Performing Arts Dance
Manipulation Magician

3 Arts Education Fun Facts:

  • Low-income students are highly engaged in the arts are twice as likely to graduate college as their peers with no arts education.
  • 91 percent of Americans believe that the arts are vital to providing a well-rounded education
  • Students with high arts participation and low socioeconomic status have a 4 percent dropout rate—five times lower than their low socioeconomic status peers.

Source: Americans for the Arts

About this series:

How The Arts Saved My Life is an Arts Education Series that highlights the benefits  the Arts  in communities and schools giving examples of How The Arts have changed the lives of students, communities and humanity for the better. In this Arts Education show people will learn different forms of the Arts and experience all of the magic the Arts have to give.

How The Arts Saved My Life

Hosted By: Jamahl Keyes

Episode one Follow The Yellow Brick Road

Coming February 2022

Performing Arts Mime
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Performing Arts Opera

The Top 10 Benefits of Arts Education in schools:

  • Students are motivated to learn.

  • Better student attendance.

  • Increased graduation rates.

  • Improved multicultural understanding.

  • Development of higher-order thinking skills.

  • Creativity

  • Critical thinking skills.

  • Helps improve math scores

  • Helps School Attendance

  • Helps Improve Student Relationships

The Arts in this sense is communication and it allows people from different cultures and different times to communicate with each other through images, sounds and stories. Art is often a vehicle for social change.

Top 10 Benefits of  The Arts in communities.

  • Art influences the community by changing opinions.

  • Instills values.

  • Translating experiences across space and time.

  • Helps the economy.

  • Builds cultural and race relations.

  • It helps community awareness

  • Tells the story of the community

  • Creates a sense of pride to residence.

  • Community identity.

  • increased neighborhood livability.

What is the performing arts?

The performing arts is the type of arts that is traditionally presented  in front of a live audience onstage or in an intimate area. Because of technology the performing arts can also be presented online through video and audio consumption.

12 Most Popular Types Of Performing Arts:

  • Dance

  • Music

  • Opera

  • Musical Theatre

  • Magic

  • Illusion

  • Mime

  • Spoken Word

  • Puppetry

  • Circus Acts

  • Performance Art

  • Music