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Friday, April 22, 2016

Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences
Charleston, WV

Art Exhibit @ 6:00 p.m. - Performance @ 7:00 p.m.

Questions? Contact Dr. Ray Lowther, Arts Coordinator - 304-558-5325 or ray.lowther@k12.wv.us

2016 Submission Information

If you have a student(s) or large group ensemble you would like to be considered for Arts Alive! 2016, please complete the application form by selecting the appropriate link below. Submission criteria and information are given on each form.

AreaDeadlineContactDigital
Submission
DanceJanuary 19, 2016Donald Laney
djamesl2002@yahoo.com
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PosterJanuary 19, 2016Dr. Ray Lowther
ray.lowther@k12.wv.us
Click here
MusicJanuary 19, 2016William Cosby
cosbywl@gmail.com
Click here
Pre-KindergartenJanuary 19, 2016Rhonda Fisher
rffisher@k12.wv.us
No electronic form -
Word document, click here
Science in the ArtsMarch 6, 2016Robin Sizemore
robin.sizemore@k12.wv.us
Click here
TheatreJanuary 19, 2016Mike Stiles
mstiles@k12.wv.us
Click here
Visual ArtsJanuary 19, 2016Joe Semple
jsemple@k12.wv.us
Click here

Arts Alive Mission Statement

Arts Alive is the West Virginia Department of Education's annual event to showcase outstanding arts education programs and student achievements in public schools. The work included in Arts Alive is selected from state arts conferences, festivals and exhibits throughout West Virginia; a competitive submission process; and/or by invitation. Arts Alive is in its eighth year and has expanded collaborations and interdisciplinary partnerships to include work from the following areas: Dance, Music, Pre-Kindergarten, Science in the Arts, Theatre and Visual Arts. Students perform and exhibit work before an audience of students, family members, educators, policy makers, leaders, advocates and philanthropists.

Arts Alive aims to support developing and established arts programs in public schools throughout West Virginia; inspire local education systems to embrace the arts as an essential part of every child's education; and empower the broader learning community to advocate for comprehensive arts education in public schools.