Art to Remember gives over $15,000 to Cancer Research

SAVE A BAG, SAVE A LIFE FOR CANCER RESEARCH! Along with your support, since 2012, Art to Remember has given over $15,000 to breast cancer research.  We donate $1 for every reusable pink grocery tote purchased.  Customized student artwork is displayed on one side and a breast cancer message on the other. Thank you to

Creative Art License Renewal and/or Art Master’s Degree Option

Are you looking for creative art license renewal options? Or classes that might aid in salary advancement? Or better yet, working towards a Master’s Degree in Art? The Art of Education has an innovated online approach.  Recently Natalie Gast, AOE Intern, shared findings for the state of Indiana, however their program reach is global.  

AtR Summer Picnic Celebration

With most schools on summer break, the employees at Art to Remember embrace opportunities for team building. Last Saturday we gathered at Fort Benjamin Harrison State Park and enjoyed games, food and great conversation.  It was a perfect time to celebrate a record year helping schools raise funds for their art programs. There were an

The Art of Critique Storytelling For Students

Art is a means of communication, right?  Students love to express themselves through art, but sometimes a little story that goes with the art can mean a whole lot.  In my classroom of first graders, we would do a critique at the end of the month.  Students could choose one piece of art from their

Art Lessons Through Living History Letters

Art Lessons Through Living History Letters Learning about a brilliant artist can be fun for all ages!  Why not keep the art of letter-writing alive with history reports in disguise?  Here’s how: Teach an older class and a younger class about the same artist.  Explain to the older class they will be pretending to be

Creative Collaboration to Engage Students in Your Art Fundraiser

Collaborating with other teachers in cross-curricular activities can improve relationships, communication, and show your team spirit.  There are lots of fun ways to take your Art to Remember fundraiser and excite the whole school!  Here are just a few:   Take your price list to the Math teacher.  Explain the fundraiser, and ask if she/he

Art brings the world closer together

Tracey Cormeny’s Third Grade Class at James Elementary of Ottumwa, IA shines bright with the spirit of giving and pride for their artwork as they send care packages to National Guard troops in Afghanistan last June.  We all want to share with our kiddos how great it can feel to do things for others.  Night

Advocates are Powerful, Art is Powerful

We all want to keep Art Education alive and strong in our schools.  As teachers and parents, we try our best each day within our community, doing the important details that help our kid’s art shine!  We even take on art fundraising projects to improve our resources.  Sometimes it’s easy to forget we need to

Supporting Hope with Art Education

You know that feeling when a small idea has grown into something large and worthwhile?  We are feeling that way right now with our pink Support Breast Cancer Totes!  Every order has resulted in a $1.00 donation to support cancer research and our running total is now over $9,000.00!  We would like to thank each

Recognizing Students in Art Education

A little special attention and praise can go a long way to build self esteem and confidence in a child.  Showcasing a student’s artwork is a great way to call attention to their hard work and creative thought on a project.   In the Mendon Upton Regional School District in Massachusetts, artwork from twenty students from