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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.
The 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
Any teacher may request an artist by completing a
request form. Sessions are free to schools within
the St. Joseph city limits, and only $20 for schools
outside of the city limits. Contact the
Allied Arts Council
for forms and availability information.
This year features twelve 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 2017-2018
school year, so get your requests in early.
The 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
The Artists in the Schools program is fully
endorsed by the St. Joseph School District and is
partially funded by the Arts Fund of the Allied Arts
Council and the Missouri Arts Council, a state
agency.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 via
fax, e-mail, or snail mail 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 us.
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
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.