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Access for All Initiative: Early Learning Through the Arts

Access for All Wolf Trap Early Learning Through the Arts

Thanks to the Office of Early Learning and generous donors, Young Audiences and the Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts can now offer high-need Baltimore City preschool and kindergarten classrooms the opportunity to bring in a master teaching artist for an 8-week, 16-session residency at 80 to 90% off of the cost. This opportunity helps principals with limited resources provide hands-on learning in the arts that supplements and enriches the curriculum.

Classroom residencies are highly collaborative, creative associations between teaching artists and early childhood educators in preschool and kindergarten classrooms.

In each 16-session residency (more than 8 weeks), a Wolf Trap teaching artist partners with a classroom teacher to develop and implement performing arts-based lessons that engage children and enrich their learning environment. Residencies are designed to:

  • demonstrate how to use performing arts experiences to get children more engaged
  • improve learning in areas specified by the required curriculum
  • ensure the performing arts become integrated into the teacher’s daily routine

Once the teaching artist leaves, the teacher has lesson plans, a toolbox of
arts-integrated techniques, and hands-on experience!


Wolf Trap Access for All

Application Deadlines:
Fall 2018
October 26, 2018
Winter 2018-19
January 11, 2019
Spring 2019
April 5, 2019


Arts Every Day Schools: Arts Every Day funds CAN NOW be used to pay the 20% match for an Access for All: Early Learning Through the Arts program!


Read more about Maryland Wolf Trap here.

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