Art 21 PD



ART21 Educators is a year-long professional development program designed to support K-12 educators in any subject area who are interested in bringing contemporary art, artists and themes into classroom learning and teaching.


ART21 has established itself as the preeminent chronicler of contemporary art and artists through its Peabody Award-winning, PBS-broadcast television series, ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century, available for FREE online.  ART21 Education Programs engage audiences in dialogue about contemporary art and the artists featured in ART21 films.  Please visit our website to learn about the variety of ways ART21 resources can be used to enhance Social Studies curriculum.   


The application deadline is April 3, 2016.  A flyer and e-blast on the program are attached, and applicants can find more information by visiting the ART21 Educators page.


Please contact Ms. Noyes if you have questions.

Pauline Noyes

Coordinator, Education Initiatives ART21

646 747 9782

Apply Now for the Sixth Year of ART21 Educators
Application Deadline Extended to April 3



Warm greetings from ART21. Don’t miss your chance to apply for the upcoming year of the ART21Educators program. The deadline has been extended to Sunday, April 3, 2016.

ART21 Educators is a year-long professional learning community that brings together teachers from all subject areas interested in using contemporary art and ART21 films as resources for innovative teaching and learning across subject areas. Teachers are invited to apply from across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

The 2016-2017 program combines a six-day summer institute in New York City (July 6-11, 2016) with participation in a virtual community and distance learning sessions (July 2016-May 2017).

Visit the ART21 website for additional information about the program, including FAQs, and a link to the online application.

Applications must be received by April 3, 2016.


ART21 Educators is sponsored, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts, Brenda R. Potter, the Lambent Foundation, the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, and the Rolin Foundation USA

Want to do more?

ART21 videos, images, texts, and educational materials:
Weekly writings, features, and updates: ART21 Magazine
The PBS television series: ART21 on PBS
Watch more ART21 videos: YouTube | Vimeo | PBS Video | PBS Mobile
Connect with ART21Facebook | Twitter | Tumblr | Instagram


ART21 is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization; all donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Donations to ART21 support the production of ART21‘s films, education initiatives, digital resources, film archive, and other ART21projects.