Fine Arts Opportunities – September 2018

OSPI: Fine Arts Opportunities for September 2018
Dance Educators Association of Washington (DEAW) Fall Conference: DEAW’s conference will take place September 29-30 at Delridge Community Center, 4501 Delridge Way Southwest Seattle, WA 98106. For more information and a registration link, please go to: State Thespian Fall Teacher In-Service: The Washington State Thespians will be holding a teacher in-service on Friday, October 12, at the ACT Theatre, 700 Union St, Seattle, WA 98101.  For more information, please go to:

Poetry Out Loud – 2018-19 School Registration is now open. Any school serving students in grades 9-12 may register to participate in the Washington State Poetry Out Loud program. Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA) joins other state arts agencies in partnering with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation to support Poetry Out Loud, a poetry recitation competition that encourages the nation’s youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and performance. For more information, please go to:

Evergreen Orff Chapter: Workshop with Tim Wiegand.The Evergreen Orff Chapter of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association has been serving music educators in western Washington and the greater Seattle/Puget Sound area since 1976. Join us September 22 for our first workshop of the year, with Tim Wiegand! For more information and to register, please go to:

Do you have student artwork for display? The OSPI Arts office would like to extend an opportunity for your school to display student artwork in the superintendent’s executive conference room. Students whose artwork is displayed will receive certificates of appreciation along with the honor of having their work on display at our state education office. For more information and/or to schedule a block of time for a display, please contact: Kari Tally at: