At forty-one years strong, United Arts provides noncompetitive grants to schools to help provide Artists in Schools programs for their staff and students.
Funds support programs in three categories:
Performance • Workshop Residency • Weeklong Writer Residency
Professional teaching artists develop and implement
curriculum-based arts programs through six categories:
Dance • Literary • Music • Storytelling • Theatre • Visual Arts
Click the buttons below for more information on the Artists in Schools program.
|Information for Schools
and Cultural Arts Representatives
|Information for Participating
and Prospective Artists
Thanks to the Artists in Schools program, more than 130,000 Wake County school children experience arts programming in a school setting each year.
For the 2020-21 year, United Arts worked with 107 artists/companies/ensembles/groups and served 121 schools. Through these schools, United Arts was able to help contract:
- 152 performances
- 66 workshop residencies
- 32 weeks of writer residencies
- 10 virtual International Bluegrass Festival Performances
- 10 virtual performances offered with American Dance Festival
To learn more about the Artists in Schools program, contact Julia Mastropaolo at [email protected] or (919) 839-1498, ext. 210.