March is Arts in the Schools Month and Arlington Public Schools invites the community to join in the celebration. Created in 1961, this is an annual observance to emphasize the value of arts education and to encourage support for quality school arts programs.
Throughout March, APS will hold a number of concerts, arts festivals, workshops, recitals, poetry readings and plays. A complete list of events is available in the Arts in the School Month brochure.
Just a few of this month’s events include:
- March 2: Scholastics (MS/HS) Art Award Ceremony at Kenmore MS (exhibit @ Central Library), 7 p.m.
- March 12: Music in Our Schools Month Concert at Dorothy Hamm MS, 1:30 p.m.
- March 18: STEAM Family Night at Barrett Elem, 8 p.m.
- March 26: Discovery Elem. Musical Assembly, 7 p.m.
- March 31: Pyramid Jazz Festival at Washington-Liberty HS, 7 p.m.
For more information, contact Chris Monroy in the Arts Education Office at 703-228-6299, visit www.apsva.us/artseducation and follow us on Twitter @APSArts and join the conversation with #APSArtsInspires.