Required Events

Schools gain eligibility for Artists in Schools grants when Cultural Arts Representatives participate in two required events.

Training Sessions
Training sessions are offered prior to each season. Each session runs about an hour and a half. For the 2023-24 year, all training will be offered virtually. Cultural Arts Representative must attend one of the following sessions:

Thursday, August 3 at 12 pm
Saturday, August 5 at 10 am
Wednesday, August 9th at 6 pm

Artists in Schools Expo
The Artists in Schools Expo is an annual trade style event that features approximately 80 Artists in Schools artists. In addition to meeting with Cultural Arts Representative individually at booths, many participating artists also showcase their talents by offering excerpts of their performances.

For the 2023-24 season, the Expo will be offered in-person at Wakefield High School. This event is free and open to the public. Administrators, teachers, and even fellow parents may attend. Children are welcome. Cultural Arts Representatives may attend anytime during the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm:

Saturday, August 12, 2023