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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 
http://www.nafme.org/

American Alliance for Theater and Education 
http://www.aate.com/

National Dance Education Organization 
http://www.ndeo.org/

National Art Education Association 
http://www.ndeo.org/