Arts and Culture Partner Programs

VISUAL ARTS

Arts Connect Houston works with over 50 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.

Art League Houston

Primary Contact: Eepi Chaad, eepi@artleaguehouston.org, 832- 974-1628

Art League Houston 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

 

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

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

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

 

Diversity in The ARTS and Entertainment

Primary Contact: Christene Archie, admin@diversityinthearts.com, 281-860-2896

Diversity in The ARTS and Entertainment is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School

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

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

 

Friends of Africa

Primary Contact: Akinyi Adoyo, akinyi@friendsofafrica53.org, 832-725-0321

Friends of Africa 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, Visual Arts

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

 

Houston Center for Photography

Primary Contact: Natalie Rodgers, natalie@hcponline.org, 713-806-0840

Houston Center for 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): Visual Arts

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

 

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

 

MECA

Primary Contact: Armando Silva, armando@meca-houston.org, 832-588-6772

MECA 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, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts

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

 

RSA of Dance & Performing Arts

Primary Contact: Denisea Woodard, Misswoodard5678@gmail.com, 832-475-0231

RSA of Dance & Performing Arts is interested in working with schools on Seed Funding, Innovation in Action funding option(s).

 

  • Elementary School, Middle School

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

  • Direct Student Learning (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

 

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

 

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

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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