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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Spotlight on Arts Presenting
Walton Arts Center’s Spotlight on Arts Presenting program is a structured learning experience designed to provide high school students an inside look into the business of arts presenting. Over the course of five days, students will learn about the daily operations and professional departments of Walton Arts Center through hands on activities, staff Q&A’s and job shadow opportunities. This behind the scenes experience is designed to introduce students to careers in arts administration, including programming, education, development, and communications, as well as career opportunities in technical theatre, including lighting, sound design, carpentry and venue management. Students will end the five day program by working as ticket takers, greeters, ushers and Will Call for a Walton Arts Center performance.
Eligibility: Participants are selected through a competitive application process. Students must be entering or enrolled in grades 9-12.
Dates: Summer 2018 TBD
Cost: $200 (scholarships available with demonstrated financial need)
Application: Available in Spring 2018
For more information, please contact Meghan Foehl