Arts, Creativity & Design Thinking


Below you will see a list of organizations that provide arts, creativity and design thinking education programs.

According to UNESCO's document, Road Map for Arts Education, written based on the 2006 World Conference on Arts Education: Building Creative Capacities for the 21st Century, arts and creativity education plays an essential role in improving the overall quality of education and building a creative and culturally aware society.  

You can read more about how arts education cultivates 21st century competencies in this 21st Century Skills Map for the Arts created by P21 with arts educators in the United States.

For lessons from five schools about how an expanded school day can advance arts education, please see this document from the Wallace Foundation and the National Center on Time and Learning.