Any Given Child Madison

Madison is proud to be the 12th city in a growing network of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Ensuring the Arts for Any Given Child cities committed to ensuring our students have a quality, well-rounded education that provides access to the Arts.

An education that includes the Arts:

ENGAGES students and increases their learning and achievement

DEVELOPS essential skills that prepare our students to be successful in the 21st century workforce

PREPARES students to become productive members of their community

A Shared Definition of Arts Education

Any Given Child Madison has adopted the definition of arts education defined by leading arts organizations at the 2013 National Arts Accord Summit. In this three-pronged approach, students benefit from the work of certified arts educators, certified non-arts educators and community arts providers. Working together with Madison Metropolitan School District and local community arts providers, we will be able to provide Madison's students with an comprehensive arts education with inclusive, diverse and integrated learning in all art forms

For more information, read the report Arts Education for America's Students: A Shared Endeavor.

Curious to gain a better understanding of arts integration, check out Katrina Schwartz's article for KQED "How Integrating Arts Into Other Subjects Makes Learning Come Alive."

Excerpted from  Arts Education for America's Students: A Shared Endeavor

Excerpted from Arts Education for America's Students: A Shared Endeavor