Athenaeum Music & Arts in Education Program
The Athenaeum Music & Arts in Education Program is a free education outreach program for grades K through 12 and community centers throughout San Diego County and in all San Diego City Council Districts. The program consists of three series of three presentations, each encompassing and intertwining music, art, physics, math, psychology, history, and social studies. This program meets California Department of Education Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) standards.
If you are interested in scheduling a program for your class, child’s school or community center, please contact Penny Buckingham, at (858) 454-5872 ext. 111.
The Athenaeum Music & Arts in Education Program request form is available here.
The music in education outreach series, created by Judith Oishei, Music Director, includes two series: American Women in Music History and Music in Science.
American Women in Music History series offers:
Music in Science series offers:
Journey Through Art History series is composed of three visual presentations with music, created and given by the School of the Arts Director, Cornelia Feye. For more information, click here for Art Outreach flyer.
Journey Through Art History series offers:
Participating schools and community centers receive a complimentary, one-year organizational membership to the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library. This includes special assistance from the library staff and access to extensive art and music books and materials. Download and print the current resource lists for the Athenaeum Music & Arts in Education Program.
Teachers can download and print out these pre-and post-visit activities and distribute them to their students.
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Your Feedback and Support
To improve the Athenaeum’s Music & Arts in Education Program, we ask that teachers and community center directors download this feedback form, complete and fax or mail to the Athenaeum. Responses are confidential and will be used to improve the Athenaeum’s Education Outreach activities.
Funding for a series, either music or visual arts is a wonderful gift that can be given to a public or private school or community center. If you would like to provide support for education outreach, please contact Erika Torri, Joan & Irwin Jacobs Executive Director at (858) 454-5872.
Currently, financial support for the Athenaeum Music & Arts in Education program is provided by Kiwanis Club of La Jolla, Qualcomm Incorporated, Target, City of San diego Commission for Arts & Culture and the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library.