The Future of Arts Education in Wake of a Pandemic

Covid-19 has drastically changed our lives, including the way we learn and educate our future generations. Early education has had to radically adapt, and with that comes the challenge of providing a well-rounded education to elementary, middle, and high school students. Irese Robinson, founder and creative director of New Freedom Hill, discusses these challenges, the adaptations of arts education, why it is important to continue to teach art as we transition online and how the future of arts and media production careers is rapidly growing.

Broadcast from the Shoresides studio, Somewhere & Elsewhere uncovers stories from artists across the coastal Carolina region.

Photo courtesy of New Freedom Hill.

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Want to Help:

  1. Advocate – Urge Support for the Arts in COVID Relief Legislation by calling your local Senators Richard Burr 202 224 3154, and Thom Tillis 704 509 9087 

Need Help: 

  1. North Carolina Arts Council Funding Opportunities – Apply for funding for your art or arts organization through these North Carolina Arts Council grants.
  2. Local Arts Council Funding Opportunities – Email your local arts council asking about their annual local grassroots grants.