As Birmingham’s arts education hub, we create transformative experiences which allow students to express their voices as well as see themselves reflected in the arts through programs for schools, networking, and professional development programs.
Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema offers educational opportunities for all ages from students interested in media to seasoned filmmakers.
The Flourish Alabama is a 501c3 that creates and facilitate “multi-medium” programming and curriculum geared towards helping youth create collaborative art projects, facilitate art workshops for artists of all ages.
STEP (Suzuki Talent Education Program) Birmingham is a music school based on the teaching of Dr. Shinichi Suzuki.
We offer violin, viola, and cello lessons to students 4 years and older!
The Cohill Foundation purpose is to help at-risk youth (Ages 13-21) employ art mediums and the creative process to help them explore emotions, resolve internal conflicts, and foster healing.
My Arts Education Program combines music and creative writing with STEM and English/Language Arts in a fun and interactive format designed to uplift students confidence in managing numbers and written communication.
DISCO’s mission is to work alongside students as they develop the creative tools they need to explore and document their worlds. DISCO accomplishes this through creative writing workshops in schools and at its headquarters in Woodlawn.
ASFA is a state-funded public school, providing intense specialty-focused education in the arts, math, and science to students with outstanding talent, and these students share their art form across the community through various programs and events.
BCT offers field trips and tours of professional theatrical productions with free study guides to incorporate show themes into the classroom; and in-school and after-school programs for youth, and professional development for educators.
I have an “honest dialogue” approach with my Students, provoking transformative thought processes by story telling and experiential discussion. Lasting impact is achieved through self revelation in a healthy, guided, interaction.
DRUM the Program provides cultural arts education to children ages 8-16. We use West African Drum, West African Dance, Creative Writing, and Visual Arts to enhance our students’ Social Emotional Learning and foster positive identity development.
Space One Eleven’s arts education program unites practicing artists with youth and adults from the Birmingham area in a variety of programs to impart artistic skills, encourage creativity, and promote an understanding and appreciation of art.
Our goal is to enhance the mental wellness of youth via expressive arts and education while children engage in creative, transformative arts experiences as a mode of expression and communication. We aim to inspire imagination and mental peace.
Claire offers visual arts and creative writing instruction to students of all ages. She is able to integrate the arts across curricula to engage students and support their varied interests.
Our program is dedicated to getting participants to a place of proficient emotional literacy.We do this by facilitating a series of classes that cover self-care, anxiety, stress management, depression, self-esteem, and conflict resolution.
The mission of the Shelby County Arts Council is to support, nurture, and promote arts and cultural opportunities in Shelby County, Alabama. Join us in celebrating our mission: Imagine, Create & Inspire!
SMA’S ‘Summer Youth Apprenticeship Program’ introduces many techniques and traditions of metal art. This program employs high school student to study with professional artists. Additionally, we offer weekly school field trips and iron demonstrations.
Overall, IAmGreatness INC is a mentoring program for boys and girls. We utilize various art forms to learn about and bond with the youth. We also utilize various art forms as a part of our career exploration programming
Bib & Tucker Sew-Op facilitates sewing activities for all generations that promote empowerment, education, and economic opportunity. We provide a variety of fiber arts programming for 6-month-olds and seniors and everyone in between.
Studio 2500’s arts educational programs provide art classes and training to youth, college aged, and adults from beginner level to professional in Birmingham, AL.
Enjoy a trip to the symphony to experience a full orchestra in a concert hall designed for all ages and/or enjoy a chamber music presentation and performance by our state’s only full time orchestra at your school or place of learning!
UAB AIM strives to enhance wellness in the healthcare setting through creative arts experiences. AIM also works in the community to support those living with disabilities, chronic conditions, & mental health disorders, & support healthy aging.
The Initiative for Creative Arts (TIFCA) supports the voices of youth, their creativity, and innovative ideas by providing necessary cultural arts programming and mentorship through hip hop education, media arts, and literacy arts.
Cristal Clear Strategies provides innovative programming for youth and adults to explore their own agency, develop conflict resolution skills, and build social-emotional & cultural competency skills necessary for employability and everyday life.
The FILES Arts Project offers a variety of arts education programs such as: masterclasses, private lessons, workshops, virtual instruction, audition prep, & choreography. TFAP also offers arts training in multiple dance techniques & music classes.
Visual art classes for all ages and experience levels, including a variety of art mediums.
Vulcan Park and Musuem offers plays based on important historical figures and Birmingham’s history, bringing social studies alive through the arts!
Glenda’s Baby provides educational and interactive learning opportunities for students and creatives looking for more direction and guidance into the world of content creation and film production.
STARS (Students Take A Role at the Samford) gives every child the opportunity to learn and grow in a safe and supportive arts environment. The VST provides affordable, high-quality theatre education and performance opportunities for all children.
We believe that dance is a foundation for life, for learning…for all.
Providing intentional, professional training & coaching in the areas of acting and performance.
Tania De’Shawn is a poet and writer who uses her craft to offer social-emotional learning. Tania creates an environment for ALL learners to develop self-awareness and express their findings through art. Her goal is for each learner to leave feeling more educated, confident, and resilient.
Open to all who are inspired by fashion and self expression! Art cares not about time, only passion. Are you ready?
- Upcycling Textiles
- Catwalk/ Pose Critique
- Digital Portfolio Development
Contact to book a class and start learning!
Our programs focus on tradition African and African American dance and drums. We have a performing arts program that tours the state of Alabama that engages the audience. We focus on West African dances from Guinea, Mali, and Senegal.
ArtPlay is at the root of UAB Arts’ mission to make arts accessible to the broadest possible audience and cultivate an understanding of and appreciation for the arts.
Dawson Music Academy offers private music lessons for preschoolers through adults. With a wide variety of musical instruments available, you’re sure to find something to ignite your musical talents.
Our programs offer a wide variety of tailored educational experiences for students and organizations.
Dance for Every Child
Dance Across Birmingham
Alabama Dance Festival School Show
The Firehouse is a creative learning space in the Avondale neighborhood of Birmingham
Red Mountain Theatre offers a broad scope of theatre-based educational opportunities for youth and adults. Whether students are drama novices or on their way to the professional stage, RMT offers experiences to fit their needs.
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