For Immediate Release
October 3, 2016
Contact: Haley Baas
Arts for Learning
Phone (317) 925-4043×120
Arts for Learning Receives Grant from Unity Foundation of La Porte County
Indianapolis – October 3, 2016… Arts for Learning received $1,125 in funding from the Unity Foundation of La Porte County. This funding will be used for Arts for Learning’s “Dance, Writing and the Indiana Dunes”artist residency at Pine Elementary. Third and fourth grade students will learn about the Indiana Dunes through workshops with Arts for Learning teaching artist Melli Hoppe. Hoppe will also engage a total of seven teachers in professional development activities focused on integrating dance into other areas of their academic curriculum.
As the oldest and largest provider of professional arts in education programs in the state, Arts for Learning works with more than 60 teaching artists who provide performances, workshops and residencies to schools, libraries, parks and community organizations. Arts for Learning reaches more than 61,000 Indiana children and youth every year.