Did you know?
Walton Arts Center Learning programs:
Served more than 50,000 people in 2015 - including more than 40,000 school children
Received the Arkansas Governor’s Arts Award for Excellence in Arts Education (2007)
Were recognized by the Dana Foundation in Acts of Achievement: The Role of Performing Arts Centers in Education (2003)
Provide classroom teachers and teaching artists exemplary professional development in arts integration in partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington DC, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and the Center for Children and Youth at University of Arkansas.
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The Student Volunteer Corps is a Walton Arts Center Learning program and a volunteer opportunity for high school students, ages 13-18, who have a strong interest in arts and arts presenting. Participants are selected through a competitive application process.
In this semester long program, participants get a behind the scene look at Walton Arts Center and increase their awareness of the arts and arts presenting business through real-life experience. Camp War Eagle is a Walton Arts Center Student Volunteer Corps project partner.
- Talk one-on-one with our professional staff about their work in the arts
- Tour the backstage
- See live performance and learn to be a great audience member
- Explore different arts-business areas like Box Office, Communications, and Production
- Assist at a school show to help serve more than 1,000 children
“I had such an incredible time shadowing! I never knew that working at an arts center would be something I am interested in, and now I can't imagine myself working in any other element of theatre. Thank you so much for all of your help! This has been an experience I will never forget.”
—2016 Student Volunteer Corps Student
Thank you for your interest in the Student Volunteer Corps! The submissions period for this year’s Corps is now closed. Our 2017 program will run from February – May, with submissions opening for the 2018 program in December.
For more information, please contact Meghan Foehl