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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!

  • Reading is Magic
    Reading is Magic
    Thu, Aug 01
    Lancaster Public Library
    Aug 01, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Lancaster Public Library, 5466 Broadway, Lancaster, NY 14086, USA
    This fun filled show is full of parallels between juggling and reading!
  • Hip Hop Dance
    Hip Hop Dance
    Sat, Aug 03
    Leroy R. Coles, Jr. Branch Library
    Aug 03, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Leroy R. Coles, Jr. Branch Library, 1187 E Delavan Ave, Buffalo, NY 14215, USA
    Participants will learn basic counting of music, hearing through layered instruments, and musicality through movement.
  • Hip Hop Dance
    Hip Hop Dance
    Mon, Jul 15
    Alden Ewell Free Library
    Jul 15, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Alden Ewell Free Library, 13280 Broadway, Alden, NY 14004, USA
    Participants will learn basic counting of music, hearing through layered instruments, and musicality through movement.
  • Kung Fu Basics
    Kung Fu Basics
    Mon, Jul 08
    Alden Ewell Free Library
    Jul 08, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Alden Ewell Free Library, 13280 Broadway, Alden, NY 14004, USA
    Peaceful stances and breath work create artful movement in this class. We will do qi gong movement with the animals of Kung Fu and the stances of Shaolin
  • Art in the Park
    Art in the Park
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Jun 29
    Prospect Park
    Jun 29, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Prospect Park, 641-649 Niagara St, Buffalo, NY 14201, USA
    Guests of all ages are invited to join this rotating series of FREE art workshops presented by Arts for Learning’s diverse roster of Teaching Artists.
  • Recycled Art Making
    Recycled Art Making
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Jun 27
    Leroy R. Coles, Jr. Branch Library
    Jun 27, 2024, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    Leroy R. Coles, Jr. Branch Library, 1187 E Delavan Ave, Buffalo, NY 14215, 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.
  • Rockin Concert to Celebrate Reading with the Hill Brothers
    Rockin Concert to Celebrate Reading with the Hill Brothers
    Thu, Jun 27
    Lancaster Public Library
    Jun 27, 2024, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
    Lancaster Public Library, 5466 Broadway, Lancaster, NY 14086, USA
    Get excited about reading with this high-energy performance from The Hill Brothers.
  • Circus for All & Story Time!
    Circus for All & Story Time!
    Wed, Jun 26
    Alice, Ever After Books
    Jun 26, 2024, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Alice, Ever After Books, 295 Parkside Ave, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    In this equally entertaining and educational program, Benjamin Berry will share their expertise of prop-based circus arts.
  • Drop-In Artmaking
    Drop-In Artmaking
    Fri, Jun 21
    Buffalo AKG Art Museum
    Jun 21, 2024, 4:00 PM – 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!
  • Catch the Reading Bug
    Catch the Reading Bug
    Sat, Jun 15
    North Park Branch Library
    Jun 15, 2024, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
    North Park Branch Library, 975 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216, 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.
  • Hip Hop Dance
    Hip Hop Dance
    Sat, Jun 15
    Elaine M. Panty Branch Library
    Jun 15, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Elaine M. Panty Branch Library, 820 Tonawanda St, Buffalo, NY 14207, USA
    Participants will learn basic counting of music, hearing through layered instruments, and musicality through movement.
  • Yoga
    Yoga
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Jun 13
    Leroy R. Coles, Jr. Branch Library
    Jun 13, 2024, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    Leroy R. Coles, Jr. Branch Library, 1187 E Delavan Ave, Buffalo, NY 14215, 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.
  • Book Making
    Book Making
    Sat, Jun 08
    North Park Branch Library
    Jun 08, 2024, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    North Park Branch Library, 975 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216, USA
    Learn the skills of this historical art and craft form!
  • Hip Hop Dance
    Hip Hop Dance
    Mon, Jun 03
    Newstead Public Library
    Jun 03, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Newstead Public Library, 33 Main St, Akron, NY 14001, USA
    Participants will learn basic counting of music, hearing through layered instruments, and musicality through movement.
  • MTA Training Program - Healthy Collaborations Start with Well-Defined Boundaries
    MTA Training Program - Healthy Collaborations Start with Well-Defined Boundaries
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, May 29
    Seneca Babcock Community Center
    May 29, 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!
  • World Drumming
    World Drumming
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, May 25
    Leroy R. Coles, Jr. Branch Library
    May 25, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Leroy R. Coles, Jr. Branch Library, 187 E Delavan Ave, Buffalo, NY 14208, 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.
  • Drop-In Artmaking
    Drop-In Artmaking
    Fri, May 17
    Buffalo AKG Art Museum
    May 17, 2024, 4:00 PM – 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!
  • Zentangle Greeting Cards presented by NexTier Bank
    Zentangle Greeting Cards presented by NexTier Bank
    Sat, May 11
    Buffalo & Erie County Central Library
    May 11, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Buffalo & Erie County Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
    Join us for Second Saturdays at the Buffalo & Erie County Central Library to create your very own art to take home!

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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