Over 400 artists and 50 ticket vendors are available to provide programs in your schools and at the many cultural venues in the surrounding area. To encourage innovation and sharing of knowledge in the changing arts education environment through support of applications that provide unique partnerships and exceptional services to the field, as well as through support of regrant activities that reach deeply into all regions of the State.
In the AIE Program, you will join a diverse cohort of visual artists, musicians, museum educators, nonprofit arts advocates, actors, teachers, and writers who believe that the arts not only have intrinsic societal value, but also multiple roles in youth education and healthy development.
Developed in conjunction with the Australia Council for the Arts, the Department of Culture and the Arts (DCA) and Department of Education (DoE), the Creative Education Partnerships: Artist in Residence (AIR) grants program was launched in Western Australia in June 2009.
You will notice this ardent belief in doing the ‘good thing’ in the quotes you reproduce, and you must believe that Macaulay’s humanism that made ‘the oppression in Bengal as intolerable to me as the oppression on the streets of London’; the fabricated quote circulated on the Internet tries to portray Macaulay as a cynical conspirator, which he wasn’t.
Others come with specific academic or professional interests: using the arts as therapy for Alzheimer’s patients, arts integration, the design of after-school arts programs, the use of the arts with incarcerated populations, or promoting intercultural understanding through the arts.