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This page lists HAP arts organizations and higher education institutions offering programming for EC/K-12 students and professional development for teachers.
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Theatre, Dance, Arts Integration
A continuum of the performing arts educational programs and initiatives designed to cultivate the next generation of artists from diverse backgrounds as well as arts leaders in Houston. We seek to empower young artists through excellent and inclusive theatrical experiences from a Christian worldview that embraces the uniqueness of every individual.
Art League Houston
The mission of Art League Houston (ALH) is to connect the community through diverse, dynamic, and creative experiences that bring people together to see, make, and talk about contemporary visual art. ALH provides customized experiences for Houston area K-12 students to make art and connections.
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston works with students and teachers to have in-depth discussions and workshops around contemporary art, artists, and ideas. Giving space for students to connect, explore, and be challenged by the definition of contemporary art and how artists can share powerful issues through their work.
Express Children's Theatre
We specialize in delivering interactive, multicultural programs that address Texas TEKS while advancing social and emotional learning.
FotoFest Literacy Through Photography
Visual Arts, Arts Integration
Each year, the Literacy Through Photography (LTP) curriculum is successfully implemented to roughly one thousand grade school students and adults across Teaching Artist residencies at Houston area Title I schools and community organizations. The foundation curriculum blends stream-of-consciousness creative writing prompts, social-emotional learning, visual literacy exercises, and photography-based art projects as a means to stretch student imagination, broaden perspective, build creative skills, and further develop their voice.
HCC Media, Visual, & Performing Arts
Music, Visual Arts, Theatre, Dance
Houston Community College's Center of Excellence for Visual & Performing Arts offers undergraduate degrees and certificates in preparation for college transfer or work in creative industries. Our programs include Audio Recording Technology, Dance, Drama, Filmmaking, Music, Music Business, and Studio Art & Art History.
Holocaust Museum Houston
Visual Arts, Arts Integration
Through interactive tours, classroom presentations, and educator workshops, participants can explore the history of the Holocaust through the fine arts. Using arts integrated activities designed for K-12 classrooms, participants will consider the role of art during times of injustice and how to become empowered Upstanders in society today.
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
HCCC provides a variety of educational programs both on site and in the community to support its mission to advance education about the process, product and history of craft. Through monthly family days that give participants the opportunity for self-expression as they learn a craft technique or material to tour and art-making workshops for the community, school and senior groups, HCCC strives to provide a holistic experience for everyone who wants to learn about craft.
Lone Star College- Tomball
Music, Visual Arts, Theatre
Lone Star College- Tomball Fine Arts serves a wide variety of student artists, musicians, actors, and technicians. We are a vibrant part of the community and love to share our students' successes with those on campus and beyond.
MECA - Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts
Music, Visual Arts, Dance
MECA provides arts education, support services, and multicultural artistic performances and events to students and their families, helping to build discipline, self-esteem, and cultural pride.
In our work, MECA emphasizes justice, openness, equity, creativity to nurture artistic growth and expression, individual respect, caring attitudes, and diversity within community.
Main Street Theater
We are a performing arts playground emphisizing creativity and collaboration. Students create their own plays and have agency in all aspects of the theater process using their voice, body, and imagination to grow as artists, communicators, and humans.
San Jacinto College - Fine Arts
Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Dance
San Jacinto College provides degrees and certificates in several Fine Arts disciplines. We provide live events, programming, and exhibitions on a range of interdisciplinary topics.
Stages is a professional theatre located in Houston Montrose area. We create opportunities for students of all theatre arts disciplines to gain practical experience in a professional settings through mentorship and apprentice programs in both the production and administrative side of theatre. Stages offers performances for youth and a summer program call The Young Actors Conservatory.
The Ensemble Theatre
Music, Theatre, Dance, Creative Writing, Arts Integration
The Ensemble Theatre mission is to preserve African American artistic expression; to enlighten, entertain, and enrich a diverse community. They offer student matinees for their six mainstage productions, a full season of youth Touring Education productions, and residencies in the form of Arts Education and Arts Integration that align with the needs of the requesting institution.
University of Houston School of Theatre & Dance
The University of Houston School of Theatre & Dance is a pre-professional training program. In addition to training our students, we offer performance opportunities, after-school programming and disability programming that is available to Houston-area school groups.
University of Houston-Clear Lake Art School for Children and Young Adults
Our program offers art enrichment classes for youth in the Bay Area and sponsors research in visual arts education. A special focus of the curriculum is the art of the world's varied cultures and the contributions of major artists.
Young Audiences of Houston
Music, Theatre, Dance, Creative Writing, Arts Integration, Visual Arts
The mission of Young Audiences of Houston is to educate and inspire children through the arts, to make the arts an integral part of the school curriculum, and to advance the field of arts in education through teacher professional development training and community partnerships.