Seattle Public Schools, the Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs and community arts organizations are partnering to create a comprehensive arts plan focused on increasing quality arts education access for all K-12 students. To help shape the visual and performing arts plan, the city and district are hosting a series of five community meetings in March. Families, students, teachers, artists, arts administrators and supporters of an equitable and well-rounded education for all are encouraged to attend. Join in the discussion about arts education, creative learning and student success. Provide input and help create the arts plan for Seattle Public Schools.

  • • The North Meeting is 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 13 at Ballard High School, 1418 N.W. 65th St.
  • • The Central Meeting is 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 17 at Garfield High School, 400 23rd Ave.
  • • The Southeast Meeting  is 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Monday, March 19 at South Shore K-8 School, 4800 S. Henderson St.
  • • The Southwest Meeting is 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, March 29 at Chief Sealth International High School, 2600 S.W. Thistle St.
  • • The Youth Meeting is 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 31, at the Meany Building (location of Nova High School and Seattle World School), 301 21st Ave. E. The Youth Meeting is intended for middle and high school participants and will be led by young people.

Children welcome. Free supervised arts activities and snacks for school-aged children provided at the first four meetings. Space is limited; RSVP is required.

 RSVP for a community meeting here: arts-ed.eventbright.com