CLEVELAND, Ohio – It sounds like a teenager’s dream: A high school where you listen to music, watch movies and play video games all day.
At the planned Cleveland High School for the Digital Arts, film, music and video games won’t be things a student does behind the backs of teachers. They’ll be part of every lesson and project and assignment students have to turn in.
But, sorry kids, playing Grand Theft Auto or watching the new Hunger Games flick won’t be the norm at the school, which could be open to Cleveland students by the fall. Marsha Dobrzynski of the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning, formerly known as Young Audiences, hopes to have the Cleveland High School for the Digital Arts open by the fall. Read More ›
They paint, act, dance, and design. They mange clients, record music, write each summer, teens from high schools across Northeast Ohio participate in an arts-based job-training program called Artworks. Sponsored by Young Audiences of Northeast Ohio, the program, which began in 2005 and has been funded in part by Jennings grants, provides instruction in the arts while developing important career skills. Read More ›
CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Cleveland school district has asked the state to replace its aging buses, help start a new Cleveland High School for the Digital Arts, improve its Internet infrastructure and pay for 17,000 tablet computers so students can use online learning more.
The district submitted the four requests totaling about $13 million to the state Friday as applications for part of the $250 million available statewide through the new Straight A Fund. The fund was proposed by state Superintendent Richard Ross earlier this year when he was an education advisor for Gov. John Kasich. It aims to support innovations in schools or districts that improve education, save money or shift spending to classrooms. Read More ›
Young Audiences of Northeast Ohio is now the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning; Mission Continues to Enrich the Lives of Children and Promote Creative Learning by Uniting Arts and Education
Cleveland, OH (September 30, 2013)—In reaching its 60th year of service to the region, Young Audiences of Northeast Ohio announces a change to its identity, renaming the organization the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning to better reflect its mission, its programs today, and the services that it will provide to the region in the future. Read More ›
Cleveland artist Anna Arnold wins the first Arts Education award at the Icons of Art Party at the Renaissance Cleveland on Sat 09.27.13 as Young Audiences of Northeast Ohio announces their new identity: The Center for Arts-Inspired Learning.
Listen as Arnold explains how this 60 year-old organization serves students with arts education integrated with their curriculum, and helps artists earn a living by teaching. Watch the video here.
Young Audiences, a nonprofit organization that brings arts programming to students across Northeast Ohio, is celebrating its 60th anniversary on Friday with a new name and logo designed to better reflect its mission.
From now on, the organization will be known as the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning, or CAL.
The new moniker is intended to stress the participatory nature of the organization’s programming, which is aimed giving kids hands-on experience in music, dance, photography, theater, sculpture and other art forms at a time when public schools are cutting back radically on teaching the arts to save money. Read More ›
Clearview High school student artists create a still-life mural for the cafeteria using real apples, onions, peppers, avocados and more
It’s an art lesson about still life, and a life lesson about food.
Ceramic artist George Woideck is helping Clearview High School art students make tiles from molds of real fruits and vegetables.
“We have an apple, we have an onion, we have half of a pepper and we have an avocado, and then later this afternoon we will have a lime, a banana, a tomato, and an orange, and that’s what we’ll finish up with.” Read More ›