“What do you think, you are just going to be sitting there and a milkshake will fall in your lap? ……Or a mars bar?”, said Professor Bill Itter, with his eyes bulging out with the excitement of a mad scientist. He was teaching us color theory at IU in 1999 and imploring us to work at our craft; to take it as seriously as he does. This was a
I always ask myself, "Why did I study art"? I should've followed my father's advice and become a nutritionist...I'd be skinny and have money! However, life has brought me to where I am today, an intermediary position between learning, creativity and the individual. Wow! That's definitely a handful!
The arts have played a huge role in my life and career. While I am a radio host and television sports anchor, my experience with the arts STILL influences my job performance. In elementary school, my ability to write song lyrics and poetry gave me confidence at a young age. It forced me to challenge myself and expand my vocabulary. I would read and
Thank you to those of you who participated in one or more of the events and activities during National Arts in Education Week last week, September 11 - 17, 2016! It was a very successful week, and we would like to share the following highlights with you:
Thank you to those who were able to join us for the National Arts in Education Week Kickoff Celebration at the Indianapolis Artsgarden this afternoon! There were more than 60 people celebrating the kick off of National Arts in Education Week. Those in attendance had the opportunity to witness:
Today marks the beginning of National Arts in Education Week, a huge celebration recognizing the importance of the arts in a child’s education. This year, the Arts Council of Indianapolis will celebrate National Arts in Education Week from September 11 – 17 along with the rest of the country.
The Arts Council of Indianapolis and its Any Given Child initiative are delighted to have the support of Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Lewis Ferebee. Watch his video message below to learn more about IPS's commitment to increasing arts access and equity for its students.
Any Given Child Indianapolis Announcement
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