Three BGISD elementary schools and Art Teacher Mary Sansom have been approved to receive $1,350 for inclusive art programs from Arts for All Kentucky. The funding will support a hands-on, thematic project that utilizes dance, drama, music, storytelling or visual art with an Arts for All Kentucky-approved teaching artist at Potter Gray, Dishman McGinnis, and T. C. Cherry Elementary Schools.
Arts for All Kentucky is a partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education Office of Special Education and Early Learning and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts with the mission of providing inclusive, hands-on projects in all the arts (dance, drama, literary arts, music and visual arts) for students of all abilities.
2020-2021 Arts Inclusion Program Schools:
Lewis County Central Elementary
Jackson County Elementary
Russellville High School
Cumberland County Elementary
Cumberland County Middle School
Valley High School
Jennings Creek Elementary
Foley Middle School
Mt. Vernon Elementary
Potter Gray Elementary
TC Cherry Elementary
For more information, visit https://artsforallky.org/programs/arts-inclusion/.