Our first ever virtual institute starts on June 20th!

The Alaska Arts Institute Consortium had planned for 4 arts institutes this summer but that had to be changed.  We have been working hard to design and prepare to present our first ever virtual Institute.  We have nearly 30 teachers ready to go and will be posting...

Update on Arts Institutes…please read below

Due to the pandemic, no Arts & Culture Institutes will be held in person this summer.  The status of each of the 4 planned events is listed below: The Anchorage Science and Arts for the Elementary Classroom (May 26-29) is cancelled.  The Anchorage Academy will be...

2020 Champions of Arts in Education

The annual AAEC Champions of Arts in Education Award honors individuals and organizations from around Alaska whose efforts in teaching and supporting the arts across the curriculum ensure that all of Alaska’s students learn in and through the arts.  This year...

Art Bytes…an on-line 1 hour art lesson by Alaskan teachers

Art Byte Schedule Upcoming: April 30th, 4:30-5:30, Learning that Lasts: Using Music to Teach with Suzzuk (Mary Huntington), Come learn Inupiaq through song and dance at the following link: https://bluejeans.com/688830702 Past: Soap Carving with Anna Widman:...

March is Alaska Arts Education Month…make the most of it!!

Alaska’s Commissioner of Education Dr. Michael Johnson has issued a proclamation making March Alaska’s Arts Education Month.  We hope to celebrate the arts every day, week and month but March showcases our collective efforts. Please download and post this...
2019 AAEC Annual Board Retreat

2019 AAEC Annual Board Retreat

The Board of Directors of the Alaska Arts Education Consortium met in Anchorage on October 4th and 5th for annual planning session.  Much was accomplished in our short annual meeting at the BP Energy Center (thank you) . Watch for AAEC opportunities soon.

2019 Champions of Arts in Education…Congratulations!

The annual AAEC Champions of Arts in Education Award honors individuals and organizations from around the state, whose efforts in teaching and supporting the arts across the curriculum ensure that all of Alaska’s students learn in and through the arts.  This year’s honorees are Claire Scott, Linnus Danner, Sharon Clavette, and Angie Chervenak.

AAEC Board Member receives Governor’s Arts and Humanities Award

Nita Yurrliq Rearden, longtime AAEC Board Member and advocate for arts education, received the 2019 Governor’s Arts and Humanities Award for Arts Education on February 7th. The Governor’s Arts and Humanities Awards is an annual partnership between the...

AAEC Board of Directors meets in Wasilla

                    For the second year the AAEC Board is meeting at an Airbnb house in Wasilla.  This retreat is the only time in 12 months that the board gets to meet face-to-face.  We welcome new members, review our...
AAEC Board members attend Statewide Conference

AAEC Board members attend Statewide Conference

The Alaska State Council on the Arts recently held the 2018 Alaska Arts Convergence conference in Fairbanks.  Five members of the Alaska Arts Education Consortium board attended the Interconnect Conference as pictured below.  AAEC has been a leader in actively...