Important Dates

Program NameApplicantsImportant Dates
Art BentoOʻahu public and charter schools grades 2-6.program is on hiatus SY22-23
Artists in the Schools School Year 2022-2023Hawaiʻi public and charter schools K-12Intent to Apply closed April 18, 2022. Applications closed June 5, 2022 via
2023 Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Art AwardsHawaiʻi students grades 7-12 (ages 13 and up)Entries open September 1, 2022 on Deadline: December 15, 2023.
2022 Young Artists of HawaiʻiHawaiʻi students grades K-6Artwork submissions closed April 1, 2022. On display at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum May 14 - June 25, 2022. On display at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center June 2022 - March 2023..
2023 Poetry Out LoudHawaiʻi students grades 9-12To be announced

Resources and Professional Development

Resources and professional development workshops for classroom teachers and teaching artists.

Artistic Teaching Partners

The Artistic Teaching Partners (ATP) Roster is an adjudicated directory of Hawai‘i professional teaching artists qualified to conduct in-depth residencies in educational settings. 

ARTS First Partners

Working to provide quality arts education for Hawaiʻi students.

Student Exhibitions

Art competitions for students K-6 and 7-12.

Artists in the Schools Program

Providing engaging, creative and fun learning experiences for all grade levels.

Art Bento Program

Free museum education program for Oʻahu students grades 2-6. This program is on hold for School Year 2022/2023.

Poetry Out Loud Program

National recitation contest for students grades 9-12.

Video Gallery

Featuring videos about Art Bento and Artists in the Schools from the Department of Education.