Arts in Action

Asking Our Students Questions

I started my art education sitting on the kitchen floor banging on pots and pans. My mom, a storyteller herself, encouraged me to create stories, songs, and dances – and then perform for family members. From the earliest age, creativity was expected of me, not just...


Rahman Jamaal: Top Rahman Breaks It Down

Workshop Artist Rahman Jamaal is featured in the July 2009 edition of UBO Magazine - Underground Beat Online, a blog which looks at underground and independent music, art, apparel, clubs, literature and more. The article discusses Rahman Jamaal's voyage into music, and how he...


The Qualities of Quality

A recent paper published by Harvard Graduate School of Education Project Zero mentions the Workshop as an arts education innovator and sites our publication Lessons from the Workshop. The full text is posted on the Workshop’s webpage. You can read it by following the link...


Ivy League dreams come true with liquor magnate's gift

Sidney Frank, a foundation which funds the Artists-in-Schools program at the Workshop, gives $100 million gift to Brown. http://www.cnn.com/2009/LIVING/05/25/brown.graduates.sidney.frank/index.html