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of Artists in the Schools
Artists in the Schools, a program of the Allied Arts
Council, offers cultural enrichment to students in
grades pre-K-12 in public and parochial schools in the
St. Joseph area.
program provides cultural enrichment for students as
they have the experience of watching the creative
process in action. They
discover artists as real people who possess talents
that they, too, can acquire.
teacher may request an artist by completing a request
form. Sessions are free to schools within the St.
limits, and only $20 for schools outside of the city
Allied Arts Council for
forms and availability information.
year features thirteen artists with unique talents who
offer programs in a variety of disciplines. As always,
our artists are available to fit the expanded
enrichment needs of the classroom, and all educators
are encouraged to participate. We are able to offer
100 sessions for the 2015-2016 school year, so get
your requests in early.
Allied Arts Council and the St. Joseph Public School
District are members of the Partners
in Education program
of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts,
working to foster partnerships among arts
organizations, schools and communities. Selected
because of a demonstrated commitment to the
improvement of education in and through the arts, the
partnership team participates in collaborative efforts
to make the arts integral to education.
Artists in the Schools program is fully endorsed by
is partially funded by the Arts Fund of the Allied
Arts Council and the Missouri Arts Council, a state
agency, and Target. The PTA Council, individual PTAs,
and local civic groups donate additional support.
Please use the form below to request artists. One
form per request per class, please. If you
have any questions, please call the Allied Arts
Council at 816-233-0231 or email
You may also copy the form on this page.
Please send the completed form to the Allied Arts
Council, 118 South Eighth, St. Joseph, Missouri,
64501, and the request will be confirmed with the
artist. One copy will be returned to you with the
confirmation as soon as possible, along with a program
evaluation that we ask you to complete and return to
Please note the artists' notification needs and allow
ample time for your request to be handled. NOTE: Be
sure to include a second date and time preference.
Please feel free to call the office with feedback or
suggestions. We appreciate your input!
THERE IS A CHARGE OF $20.00 PER SESSION FOR SCHOOLS
LOCATED OUTSIDE OF THE ST. JOSEPH CITY LIMITS.
ALLIED ARTS COUNCIL ARTISTS
IN THE SCHOOLS REQUEST FORM
118 South Eighth, St.
Joseph, Missouri 64501
________________________________ Number of Sessions:
First Choice: Date:
Choice: Date:____________________________ Time:
_____ Class Size: _______
Please return to the
Allied Arts Council - 24 hour notice for cancellation.