Important Dates

Program NameApplicantsImportant Dates
Art Bento School Year 2024-2025Oʻahu public and charter schools grades 2-6.Due dates to be announced.
Artists in the Schools School Year 2024-2025/6Hawaiʻi public and charter schools K-12Applications open through March 28, 2024. Applications submitted on
2024 Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Art AwardsHawaiʻi students grades 7-12 (ages 13 and up)Entry deadline December 15, 2023. Exhibit at State Art Museum: February 24 – March 23, 2024.
Young Artists of HawaiʻiHawaiʻi students grades K-6on hiatus
2024 Poetry Out LoudHawaiʻi students grades 9-12School/organization registration deadline December 21, 2023

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.