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Inspiring Educators

Educators in British Columbia are doing incredible work championing the arts in education.

In their classrooms, they can see firsthand the positive impact that the arts and creativity can have — boosting student learning, engagement and enjoyment.


Inspiring Teachers
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Bring Artists to Your School

ArtStarts maintains a directory of talented artists who offer performances, workshops, and/or classroom residencies specifically tailored for students in Kindergarten to Grade 12. Browse through our Artist Directory to book engaging arts experiences for young audiences.

Artist Directory

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Apply for Grants

ArtStarts offers grants that support the arts in education and creative experiences for young people in British Columbia. We have a number of grants to support schools and school districts.

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Attend our Annual Showcase

Discover engaging performing artists for young audiences at our annual ArtStarts Showcase and Conference.

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Resources for Educators

ArtStarts provides helpful practical resources for educators online.

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