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My Cleats My Cause with Julius Thomas of the Miami Dolphins

Julius Thomas, #89 Tight End for the Miami Dolphins has chosen Arts for Learning for the NFL’s My Cleats My Cause  initiative. In it’s second year, the NFL’s My Cleats My Cause initiative allows players to wear non-regulation cleats, designed to bring awareness to a charity of their choosing, on the field during Week 13 Read More

Spring 2017 Culminating Events

Summer is almost here, which means A4L’s Spring Afterschool programs are coming to a close. Though we hate to part with our burgeoning artists and lifelong learners, we do love to celebrate the end of another fabulous semester and share the result of weeks of arts education with all of you! Enjoy this gallery of Read More

Arts for Learning Centers

A4L Board Member Louise Potash on her visit to A4L’s After-School programs at Feinberg Fisher K-8 Center Recently, while observing an Arts for Learning after-school class, I noted the teacher’s comments and instructions. They seemed pertinent to any and every class— a guide for learning. Her directions were explicit, and she demonstrated first. She moved Read More

Little by Little Through the Arts

By Louise Potash, A4L Board Member Mondays can sometimes be chaotic. After a couple of days off, it can feel like all of Monday is about setting the pace anew. I was mindful of the possibility of Monday messiness when I went to visit Arts for Learning’s After-school Program at Dr. Henry W. Mack West Read More

A4L Intern Wins Scholastic Gold and Silver Key Awards

Arts for Learning is overjoyed to celebrate the momentous achievement of one of our best and brightest students, William Frazier, who was awarded both Gold and Silver Key Scholastic Art Awards! William first came to Arts for Learning through his participation in the Lewis Arts Studio the summer before he entered the 6th grade. It Read More

Thank You, Kay!

Our beloved Kay Hancock Apfel, champion of the arts and arts integration into early childhood programs, has resigned from A4L’s Board of Directors after 12 years of dedication and service to Miami’s children and youth. Read More