Arts at the Center of Learning

The New Jersey State Council on the Arts

The New Jersey State Council on the Arts sponsors a multifaceted arts education program funded through state appropriations to the State Arts Council, major grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, and contributions from a growing network of arts agencies, schools, corporations, and foundations. The Artists in Education Program is the State Art Council's cornerstone arts in education program.

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students and teachers ballroom dancing
AIE residencies can fulfill state standards
Students came alive in their performances
Students learned to work together toward a common goal
Students learned persistence and the importance of passion
Students learned careful observation and mental representation