Arts-in-Education Resources

  • Museums

    Metropolitan Museum of Art
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded in 1870 by a group of American citizens – businessmen and financiers as well as leading artists and  thinkers of the day – who wanted to create a museum to bring art and art  education to the American people.

    Museum of Modern Art
    Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world.


    Long Island Media Arts Show  
    Long Island high school student exhibit of video,photography, and digital art

    Metropolitan Opera  
    Since its inception in 1883, the Metropolitan Opera has been one of the world’s leading opera companies. Originally housed on Broadway at 39th Street, the Met moved to its current home at Lincoln Center in 1966. The Met has given the American premieres of some of the most important works in the repertory.

    National Institute for Education and the Arts
    Join their listserv to discuss issues, share ideas, make connections.

    New York State Council of Administrators of Music Education
    A Suffolk County and NYS organization for Music Administrators offering monthly meeting for networking, a full complement of professional development workshops for music teachers, arts advocacy, student scholarships and more.

    New York State Dance Education Association
    The NYS Dance Education Association is affiliated with the National Dance Education Organization. Promotes excellence in dance education through networking, leadership and professional development.

    Suffolk County Art Leaders Association
    A Suffolk County art educators leadership organization offering professional development by and for art teachers, a Suffolk County Student Art Show, networking, and monthly activities for art educators.


    American Association of Museums
    Promotes excellence within the museum community through advocacy, professional education, information exchange, accreditation and more. Represents the entire scope of museum professionals.

    Arts Education Partnership
    National clearinghouse for Arts Education Research.

    East End Arts Council
    Look under local capacity building grants (LCB) for grant opportunities. Look under local capacity building grants (LCB) for grant opportunities.

    Museum Education Roundtable
    Publishes journal of Museum education.

    National Art Education Association
    The National Arts Education Association which holds an annual conference for arts educators as well as provides a monthly newsletter and quarterly Journal.

    June 2014, emphasizes both art for arts sake, arts integration and arts appreciation.

    National Endowment for the Arts
    Independent Federal Agency that awards grants to Arts organizations and artists.

    New York State Alliance for Arts Education
    The statewide arts education advocacy organization. Publishes the monthly online eNews with information and updates on statewide issues, policies, etc.

    New York State Council on The Arts
    NYS Council on the Arts disseminates over 2700 grants annually to arts organizations in every arts discipline throughout the state in its effort to bring high-quality artistic programs to the state. In Arts in Education, there are three levels of art residency programs available to schools and arts organizations

    New York State PTA
    PTA website look for Parents as Reading Partners "PARP" information.

    New York State Theatre Education Association
    The statewide networking organization for teachers of Theatre education. Holds an annual professional development conference as well as an annual student theater conference.

    Resources for Kid Artists
    Resources for Kid Artists, Art Museum Sites, Sites from Artists and Art Teachers, Exploring Other Forms of Art and more.

    The Art Career Project
    The Art Career Project delineates the many careers (think CDOS) in the Arts.