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Art Scene

Into the arts? Then lend a hand at a local theater or gallery. Perform by yourself or with friends at senior centers or hospitals. You can also teach your skills to other kids, or collect materials for cash-strapped arts programs.

See how these honorees made a difference through the arts
  • Brooke Hale

    Brooke is the co-founder and executive director of a free after-school arts program that has been offering weekly classes in musical theatre to elementary and middle level students in her school district for the past four years. 

  • Malcolm Asher

    Malcolm founded a nonprofit organization that is helping hospitalized youth on four continents make and share art, to alleviate the fear and anxiety that kids often experience in the hospital. 

  • Kahlil Epps

    Kahlil co-founded "Project SnapShot" to use his skills as a photographer to preserve holiday memories for children and families in need.

  • Kayla McKinney

    Kayla has performed her own songs and shared her struggle with bullying at schools, after-school programs and community centers in numerous cities, imparting messages of kindness, hope and empowerment. 

Additional Resources

National Association for Music Education

American Alliance for Theater and Education

National Dance Education Organization

National Art Education Association