Insight/Incite

Welcome to Insight/Incite! In this space, you’ll find articles written by teaching artists for teaching artists. We solicit articles covering a wide variety of topics that matter to teaching artists. Interested in writing for us? We’ll pay you for your work! Pitch us an article through our contact page and we’ll get in touch.

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Experimenting Culture as a Means to Train Artists and Teachers to Play Their Role of Cultural Facilitators 

By Marika Crête-Reizes (Arts education consultant, expertise in cultural medication/aesthetic education) & Marie-Christine Beaudry (Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal) Abstract In Quebec, teachers and …

Discovering Creative Resilience: A Teacher’s Journey through Trauma to Healing

By Ayesis Clay TW: Suicide ideation, self-harm, Cancer, trauma in schools I remember very vividly the day I finally “broke”. I was sitting in my …

Stories of #CreativeResilience

This year, TAG’s theme is Creative Resilience! Throughout the year, we want to share stories of teaching artists across the country who have embraced creative …

I Got to Be a Teaching Artist this Week

By Kerry Warren, TAG Co-Executive Director I’ve celebrated a year of Co-Leadership at TAG and this venture into arts administration is not uncommon for teaching …

Towards Embracing Change: A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Education

By Aliyah N.C. Teaching artist and arts writer alynaomie.com I, for one, am no stranger to starting over. Whenever given the chance, I have always …

Support for Teaching Artists: A Collaboration in Partnership with the California Arts Council

By Mika Lemoine, Bay Area of California Regional Network Leader When I learned there was an opportunity for California teaching artists to take a leadership …

A Glimpse Into Humanity

BY ANDRÉ SOLOMON “This is precisely the time when artists go to work. There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need …

A Day of Purpose: Decolonizing Arts Education with Black Lives Matter at School

By Bailey Clemmons On April 1st, 2023, Black Lives Matter at School and the Teaching Artists Guild hosted a special professional development opportunity for teaching …

Regional Networks: The Backbone of the Teaching Artists Guild

By Katie Rainey, Co-Executive Director of the Teaching Artists Guild Right now, TAG staff and National Advisory Committee (NAC) members are gearing up for the …

Advocacy

Towards Embracing Change: A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Education

By Aliyah N.C. Teaching artist and arts writer alynaomie.com I, for one, am no stranger to starting over. Whenever given the chance, I have always …

Advocacy

Support for Teaching Artists: A Collaboration in Partnership with the California Arts Council

By Mika Lemoine, Bay Area of California Regional Network Leader When I learned there was an opportunity for California teaching artists to take a leadership …

Advocacy

A Glimpse Into Humanity

BY ANDRÉ SOLOMON “This is precisely the time when artists go to work. There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need …

Advocacy

A Day of Purpose: Decolonizing Arts Education with Black Lives Matter at School

By Bailey Clemmons On April 1st, 2023, Black Lives Matter at School and the Teaching Artists Guild hosted a special professional development opportunity for teaching …

General Resources

Regional Networks: The Backbone of the Teaching Artists Guild

By Katie Rainey, Co-Executive Director of the Teaching Artists Guild Right now, TAG staff and National Advisory Committee (NAC) members are gearing up for the …

DEI

The Art of Creating Counter-Narratives: Redefining the Role of Failure in the Classroom

By Aliyah N.C. Teaching artist and arts writer alynaomie.com A homegrown artist entering university, I thought I had it all figured out. I had known …

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