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Progressive Arts Alliance envisions a transformed field of education in which a community of educators, schools, and professional artists work collaboratively using arts-integration to develop and nurture critical thinking, creative problem solving, collaboration, and communication skills.
An introduction to the vision, mission, and guiding principles of Progressive Arts Alliance's work in our community. Progressive Arts Alliance's work is built on a passionate commitment to social change.
Learn how Progressive Arts Alliance is integrating the arts into project-based learning in Cleveland's K-8 STEM schools.
Learn how Progressive Arts Alliance is expanding the field of arts education by bringing the interdisciplinary forms of hip-hop culture to students. The RHAPSODY Hip-Hop Summer Arts Camp has been featured in the World Almanac for Kids.
Progressive Arts Alliance deepens the learning experience for students, educators, and artists by designing and implementing innovative,
arts-integrated, project-based learning programs.
See the work of Progressive Arts Alliance's partnership with Mound STEM School in Cleveland. Progressive Arts Alliance Artist-Educator Sarah Wren worked with second graders at Mound to explore how gravity can move paint. Students examined the work of artist Holton Rower and were inspired to make their own "tall painting."
As part of Progressive Arts Alliance's participation in Maker Education's Maker Corps program, PAA facilitated a design challenge at the Orange Community Education and Recreation Center led by PAA's Maker Corps members.