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Art Center/South Florida "ArtAdventures"
is a unique program for 5th grade students which provides them with an opportunity to visit artists studios, engage in hands-on workshops and participate in "Careers in the Visual Arts" presentations by the professional artists.

Art Basel
The world's premier international art show for modern and contemporary works, Art Basel features nearly 300 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Art Basel donates fair passes to hundreds of high school students from the MDCPS.

Bass Museum of Art
Bass Museum of Art’s Idea @ Bass program is vital to Miami Beach public elementary schools. A partnership between the Bass and MDCPS aimed at developing and enriching school children’s creativity from an early age.

Bac- Bakehouse Art Complex is the center for emerging visual arts in South Florida. Bac, located in the Wynwood Art District collaborates with MDCPS in providing an alternative space for teacher workshops, temporary exhibitions, and meetings.

Beaux Arts Festival and Lowe Museum
The Beaux Arts Festival of Art provides Middle and High School student artists an exciting opportunity to present their work at the Lowe Museum of Art.

Dacra at the Miami Design District

The Annual Countywide Student Show is hosted at Miami’s Design District by DACRA since 2008.

Dave and Mary Alper JCC on the Jay Morton-Leventhal Campus-Children’s Discovery Museum
The museum sponsors teacher workshops, free field experiences for students and has provided an in-kind space for the yearly Watercolor Exhibition since 2008.

de la Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space
The cutting edge gallery space offers free field experiences to all students attending MDCPS as well as full day hands-on workshops with professional artists for educators and students.

Florida Film Institute Cinematographers in Education and Media Arts (CINEMA)
is designed to encourage the creative and technical development of students interested in film and media arts through educational programming and direct contact with filmmakers. Films produced through the program have earned national recognition and acclaim.

Little Haiti Cultural Center Gallery
The new gallery at the Little Haiti Cultural Center is part of a cultural complex in Miami’s Little Haiti. Free of charge on-site teacher workshops and guided tours of the exhibitions are coordinated through the Division of Social Sciences and Life Skills, Art Education Program.

MIU-Miami International University

An Articulation agreement between Miami-Dade County Public Schools and MIU to make it possible for a student completing M-DCPS secondary level program to receive advance standing credit in their specific degree at MIU. MIU trains M-DCPS faculty assigned to teach in the Career Pathways by providing professional development to help students prepare course-specific portfolios to earn university proficiency credits.

Miami Watercolor Society
The Miami Watercolor Society sponsors workshops, openings and exhibitions for Miami-Dade County Public School’s teachers and students. This year marks the 25th year anniversary of the enduring partnership between MDCPS and the Miami Watercolor Society.

Multitudes Contemporary Art Center
The education and community outreach activities includes teacher professional development, seminars on the art of Latin America and the Caribbean and guided tours of focused exhibitions for students in grades K-12.

Ocean Bank
Sponsored by The Dade Public Education Fund  and Ocean Bank, the "Ocean Bank Center Art  Exhibition" is an annual display of student  art created through the utilization of completely  recycled objects and materials acquired from  the Ocean Bank Center for Educational  Materials.

University of Miami-Mailman Center Art Abilities at the UM
The Mailman Center for Child Development sponsors Art Abilities yearly Collection Competition.

The Wolfsonian-FIU
In collaboration with The Wolfsonian-FIU on Miami Beach, "A Page at a Time" provides innovative, interdisciplinary learning experiences for 5th grade students at the museum. History, language arts and visual arts are emphasized in a series of tours and workshops, culminating in a collaborative book created by the students.

Women’s Club of Miami-Dade County Public Schools
and Coconut Grove Women’s Club

Volunteers from the Women’s Club collaborate with MDCPS- Division of Social Sciences and Life Skills, Art Education Program in presenting yearly exhibits to benefit high school students.

Young Artists Awards- Summer Artists Awards
The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers

A Scholarship for Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Gold Key winners of Regional Scholastics Awards is presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers in partnership with MDCPS- Division of Social Sciences and Life Skills, Art Education Program.



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