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Arts in Education Week 2022

Celebrating the Transformative Power of Arts in Education
September 12th-16th, 2022
Join us, along with thousands of arts organizations and communities across the nation, as we celebrate National Arts in Education Week where we will recognize the transformative power of arts education through activities that honor the efforts of teachers, artists, and cultural groups working to make the arts a crucial part of education in the lives of community members. 


We hope you'll join us at one of the many fun activities we have planned for adults, children and families!

  • Dance Party
    Dance Party
    Fri, Apr 12
    Alice, Ever After Books
    Apr 12, 2024, 4:00 PM – Apr 13, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Alice, Ever After Books, 295 Parkside Ave, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Stop by Alice, Ever After Books' celebration of Independent Bookstore Day and join in on the dance party with the B.Flo Girls!
  • MTA Program - Accommodations and Modifications for Art Educators Part 1
    MTA Program - Accommodations and Modifications for Art Educators Part 1
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Apr 15
    Seneca Babcock Community Center
    Apr 15, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Seneca Babcock Community Center, 1168 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14210, USA
    This program will provide participants with specialized professional learning from local and national experts in the field. Learn how to more successfully connect with youth, make an impact, and be poised for increased opportunities as a paid Teaching Artist!
  • Drop In Artmaking
    Drop In Artmaking
    Fri, Apr 19
    Buffalo AKG Art Museum
    Apr 19, 2024, 4:00 PM – Apr 20, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Buffalo AKG Art Museum, 1285 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222, USA
    Each activity is inspired by a different exhibition, theme, or artwork. Art supplies are provided. No registration is required—just stop by Studio A!
  • Earth Day: Reduce, Reuse, Reimagine
    Earth Day: Reduce, Reuse, Reimagine
    Sat, Apr 13
    Buffalo Central Library
    Apr 13, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Buffalo Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
    We will discuss ways to reduce and reimagine our recyclable and non-recyclable items while reimagining them into one of a kind works of art.
  • Balloon Art
    Balloon Art
    Fri, Apr 12
    Alice, Ever After Books
    Apr 12, 2024, 12:00 PM – Apr 13, 2024, 2:00 PM
    Alice, Ever After Books, 295 Parkside Ave, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Stop by Alice, Ever After Books' celebration of Independent Bookstore Day and have balloon art created by award-winning balloon artist, Janice Spagnola!
  • World Drumming
    World Drumming
    Sat, Apr 06
    Gainesville Public Library
    Apr 06, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Gainesville Public Library, 10 Church St, Silver Springs, NY 14550, USA
    Music and drumming accompanies every facet of village life in West Africa, encapsulating the necessities, challenges, and joys of human cooperation. With teaching artist Ringo Brill, participants will explore these as they gain skills in rhythm, cooperation, and teamwork.
  • Family Art Fest Presented by the 716 Foundation
    Family Art Fest Presented by the 716 Foundation
    Sat, Apr 06
    The Broadway Market
    Apr 06, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    The Broadway Market, 999 Broadway, Buffalo, NY 14212, USA
    A FREE Event Celebrating Art & Community!
  • Drumming
    Drumming
    Fri, Apr 05
    Cordelia Greene Library
    Apr 05, 2024, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Cordelia Greene Library, 11 S Main St, Castile, NY 14427, USA
    Music and drumming accompanies every facet of village life in West Africa, encapsulating the necessities, challenges, and joys of human cooperation. With teaching artist Ringo Brill, participants will explore these as they gain skills in rhythm, cooperation, and teamwork.
  • Flow Science - Spring Break YA Week!
    Flow Science - Spring Break YA Week!
    Fri, Apr 05
    Buffalo & Erie County Central Library
    Apr 05, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Buffalo & Erie County Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
    Participants will be introduced to mindful awareness and stress management tools that will ultimately help us become more in control and connected with our bodies, minds, and the world around us.
  • World Drumming - Spring Break YA Week!
    World Drumming - Spring Break YA Week!
    Thu, Apr 04
    Buffalo & Erie County Central Library
    Apr 04, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Buffalo & Erie County Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
    Music and drumming accompanies every facet of village life in West Africa, encapsulating the necessities, challenges, and joys of human cooperation. With teaching artist Ringo Brill, participants will explore these as they gain skills in rhythm, cooperation, and teamwork.
  • Catch the Reading Bug - Spring Break YA Week!
    Catch the Reading Bug - Spring Break YA Week!
    Wed, Apr 03
    Buffalo & Erie County Central Library
    Apr 03, 2024, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
    Buffalo & Erie County Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
    Catch the Reading Bug focuses on the fun we can have with reading books and demonstrates, through story theatre, how to act out the stories that we read.
  • Gel Printing - Spring Break YA Week!
    Gel Printing - Spring Break YA Week!
    Tue, Apr 02
    Buffalo & Erie County Central Library
    Apr 02, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Buffalo & Erie County Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
    Gel printing is a printing method using a squishy gel printing plate with acrylic paints and stencils. Create a unique collage on paper, or any flat surface. There are basically no bad results and endless possibilities with this exploratory method.
  • Mandalas, Math, and Mindfulness
    Mandalas, Math, and Mindfulness
    Tue, Apr 02
    Lancaster Public Library
    Apr 02, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Lancaster Public Library, 5466 Broadway, Lancaster, NY 14086, USA
    Together we will explore symmetry in our environment. Creating art together using found objects or nature - we will learn breathing techniques and make mandalas.
  • Flow Science
    Flow Science
    Sat, Mar 23
    Herman Badillo Bilingual Academy
    Mar 23, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Herman Badillo Bilingual Academy, 315 Carolina St, Buffalo, NY 14201, USA
    Participants will be introduced to mindful awareness and stress management tools that will ultimately help us become more in control and connected with our bodies, minds, and the world around us.
  • Mural Creation
    Mural Creation
    Sat, Mar 23
    Gainesville Public Library
    Mar 23, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Gainesville Public Library, 10 Church St, Silver Springs, NY 14550, USA
    Let's use math to create a mural ! Explore drawing and painting techniques to create art using primary colors and circles.
  • Reduce, Reuse, Reimagine
    Reduce, Reuse, Reimagine
    Tue, Mar 19
    Stevens Memorial Community Library
    Mar 19, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Stevens Memorial Community Library, 146 Main St, Attica, NY 14011, USA
    We will discuss ways to reduce and reimagine our recyclable and non-recyclable items while reimagining them into one of a kind works of art.
  • Women Songwriters: The Lyricism of Women's Point of View
    Women Songwriters: The Lyricism of Women's Point of View
    Sat, Mar 09
    Buffalo Central Library
    Mar 09, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Buffalo Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
    This program is a dive into the lyrics of women songwriters, the stories behind them, and an examination into their underrepresentation in the music industry.
  • Flow Science
    Flow Science
    Sat, Mar 09
    D'Youville Porter Campus School
    Mar 09, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    D'Youville Porter Campus School, 255 Porter Ave, Buffalo, NY 14201, USA
    Participants will be introduced to mindful awareness and stress management tools that will ultimately help us become more in control and connected with our bodies, minds, and the world around us.

Thank You!

Arts for Learning WNY is proud to partner with Uniland Development Company and The Lunch Box for the 2022 Arts in Education Week activities and programming.

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