The covid-19 pandemic continues to have a dramatic effect within school divisions across Virginia.
Educational leaders are now faced with the task of
re-imagining how learning will take place this fall and beyond.
As those plans take shape, it is of vital importance to continue to speak up and be an arts advocate and help to ensure that all students have access to the subjects that are so very important to their lives in school and beyond. On this page, you'll find many resources to help you take an active role. Make a post, write a letter, call your legislators. It's time to Make your voice heard.
The VAEA is here to support you!
Our new Art Advocacy Hotline is now open to provide resources, mentorship, and advice as you navigate the many changes created by the Covid-19 pandemic in planning for your art program this fall.
Simply fill out this form at: https://forms.gle/mNV4von5rLkZE4th9 and a member of our VAEA Advocacy Team will call or email you back for support asap!
Click above to download useful arts advocacy resources and sample letters related to covid-19.
Search for education bills and resolutions that impact the arts.
Find out who to contact to advocate for visual arts education in Virginia
Find helpful position statements and other Virginia Arts Advocacy Resources from the VCFAE
VAEA Advocacy Calendar:
Click on the image above for a flyer you can print and share that contains advocacy opportunities for each month of the year.
VAEA Advocacy Brochure:
A brochure you can print and share at every opportunity. Consider linking to this brochure from your own website. One cannot advocate too much!