Arts and Culture Partner Programs

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Arts Connect Houston works with over 60 local Arts and Culture organizations. Each organization is ready and excited to serve Houston ISD schools this year through the Arts Action Fund and more. To explore which organization might be the best fit for your school, choose from the options below to view the organizations with programs that can meet the needs of your school. After you have explored your options, you can begin to look over the organizations website and reach out to them to begin establishing your potential partnership.

Alley Theatre

Primary Contact: Mary Sutton, marys@alleytheatre.org, 713-315-3385

Alley Theatre is interested in working with schools on Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Creative Writing, Theatre

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Creative Writing, Theatre

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

Asia Society Texas Center

Primary Contact: Jennifer Kapral, jkapral@asiasociety.org, 412-477-2574

Asia Society Texas Center is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Creative Writing, Music, Visual Arts

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Creative Writing, Music, Visual Arts

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

Campbell Learning Center

Primary Contact: Natalie Hall, info@clc-houston.org, 713-464-4388

Campbell Learning Center is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Music

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Experiences   

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Music

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Experiences  

Community Artists’ Collective

Primary Contact: Michelle Barnes, mbarnes@thecollective.org, 832-607-9173

Community Artists’ Collective is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Visual Arts

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Visual Arts

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Primary Contact: Felice Cleveland, fcleveland@camh.org, 713.284.8278

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston is interested in working with schools on Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Visual Arts

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Visual Arts

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

Dance the Dream

Primary Contact: Dymond Taylor, Dymondtaylor@icloud.com, 832-516-4533

Dance the Dream is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Dance

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Dance

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

Edison Arts Foundation

Primary Contact: Charity Carter, Edisonartsfoundation@gmail.com, 713-459-4929

Edison Arts Foundation is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Theatre

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Dance, Music, Theatre

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

Express Children's Theatre - Learn More

Primary Contact: Tim Fried-Fiori, Executivedirector@expresstheare.com, 713-682-5044

Express Children's Theatre is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Theatre

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Experiences

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Integration

 

Fashion Museum of Texas

Primary Contact: Dahlia Razzook, drazzook@fashionmuseumoftexas.org, 713-471-3808

Fashion Museum of Texas is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Visual Arts

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Visual Arts

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

FotoFest Literacy Through Photography

Primary Contact: April Frazier, april@fotofest.org, 713-223-5522 ext. 12

FotoFest Literacy Through Photography is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Creative Writing, Visual Arts

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Creative Writing, Visual Arts

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration

 

Foundation for Modern Music

Primary Contact: Dr. Paul Boyd, piahnist@hotmail.com, 281-250-8461

Foundation for Modern Music is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Theatre

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Creative Writing, Dance, Music

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

Houston Ballet

Primary Contact: Jennifer Sommers, jsommers@houstonballet.org, 713-535-3207

Houston Ballet is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Dance

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Dance, Music

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

Houston Boychoir, Inc.

Primary Contact: Haley Bartell, haley.bartell@houstonboychoir.org, 281-877-2540

Houston Boychoir, Inc. is interested in working with schools on Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Music

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Experiences

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Music

Houston Grand Opera

Primary Contact: Kathleen Brown, kbrown@hgo.org, 713-546-0231

Houston Grand Opera is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Music

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Music

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

Houston School of Art & Design

Primary Contact: Amber Cleveland, INFO@ARTSCHOOLHOUSTON.COM, 713-464-2787

Houston School of Art & Design is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Visual Arts

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Visual Arts

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction

 

Main Street Theater

Primary Contact: Jonathan Gonzalez, jonathan@mainstreettheater.com, 415-370-7430

Main Street Theater is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Creative Writing, Dance, Theatre

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Theatre

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration

Mercury Chamber Orchestra

Primary Contact: Andrés González, andres@mercuryhouston.org, 713-305-6792

Mercury Chamber Orchestra is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Music

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Experiences

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Music

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Experiences

 

Open Dance Project

Primary Contact: Robin Anderson, robin@opendanceproject.org, 415-412-1283

Open Dance Project is interested in working with schools on Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Dance

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Dance, Theatre

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

Social Movement Contemporary Dance

Primary Contact: Jessica Herzogenrath, jrayherzogenrath@gmail.com, 281-844-4287

Social Movement Contemporary Dance is interested in working with schools on Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Creative Writing, Dance, Theatre, Visual Arts

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Creative Writing, Dance

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

Society for the Performing Arts

Primary Contact: Claire Williamson, cwilliamson@spahouston.org, 713-632-8112

Society for the Performing Arts is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding funding option(s).

 

  • Middle School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Creative Writing, Dance, Visual Arts

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Creative Writing, Dance, Visual Arts

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

 

Take the Stage by Gordon Education Initiatives for the Performing Arts

Primary Contact: Dan Gordon, dan@gordoneducation.org, 713-478-9646

Take the Stage by Gordon Education Initiatives for the Performing Arts is interested in working with schools on Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Integration

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Theatre

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Integration

 

Writers in the Schools (WITS) - Learn More

Primary Contact: Jack McBride, jmcbride@witshouston.org, 713-523-3877

Writers in the Schools (WITS) is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School and High School

  • Direct Student Learning (by Discipline): Creative Writing

  • Direct Student Learning (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

  • Professional Development (by Discipline): Creative Writing

  • Professional Development (by Arts Education type): Arts Instruction, Arts Integration, Arts Experiences

Arts Connect Houston itself does not manage or provide arts education programming. We are a backbone organization that exists to provide resources and connection between schools and local arts and culture organizations. In order to receive funding through the Arts Action Fund your school and/or partner organization must submit an application. To learn more about how to apply for funding through the Arts Action Fund, head here.

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