Arts - Professional Artists - Artist-in-Residency School Program Grant
The Artist-in-Residency School Program funds art projects which are based on Fine Arts curricular outcomes and are a collaboration between one or more teachers and one or more artists. This program is jointly funded by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and this department.
Schools in Anglophone districts are eligible to apply to the program by initiating a project together with a professional artist(s) in any but not limited to the following artistic disciplines; Music, dance, theatre arts, literature (playwriting, storytelling), plastic arts and media arts such as film and video. In order to be eligible to participate, artists must register with the program. This is done by filling out and submitting the “Call for Artists” form (link to the right).
*Please refer to the guidelines which contain important information about the criteria and conditions of this program.
The general objectives of this program are to encourage students to express themselves and to think creatively and critically through education in the arts.
Level of Funding:
Up to $3,000 per residency. Four residencies per fiscal year per school district will be selected. An additional two residencies will be awarded of the remaining top scoring residencies.
Applications for residencies occurring in the fiscal year that begins on April 1st 2011 must be postmarked no later than October 26th 2012. Once approved, residencies should end no later than March 31st 2012. Only schools may initiate and present proposals with the collaboration of one or more artist.
*Please refer to the guidelines which contain important information about the criteria and conditions of this component.