Visual Arts Education

Visual Arts Education Community Connections

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

Miami’s Design District by DACRA has collaborated with M-DCPS since 2008 on student exhibitions.

Dave and Mary Alper JCC on the Jay Morton-Leventhal Campus-Children’s Discovery Museum

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.

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 Academics, Visual and Performing Arts, 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. The Miami Watercolors Society has had an enduring partnership with M-DCPS for over thirty-years.

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, “Zines for Progress” provides innovative, interdisciplinary learning experiences for high school students at the museum. History, language arts and visual arts are emphasized in a series of tours and workshops, culminating in a collaborative Zine Magazine created by the students.

Women’s Club of Coconut Grove

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.