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Arts in Our Schools Month

Richmond Public Schools joins the National Art Education Association in supporting students' intellectual development through artistic endeavors and celebrates arts in our schools!

Arts in Our Schools Month Events

Date/Time Event

March 3 - April 4
6:30 - 9:00 pm

Youth Art Exhibit
Richmond Public Library
March 24
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Youth Art Exhibit
Artworks

March 24
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Youth Art Exhibit
Visual Arts Center

RPS Arts

Yaa-Nailah Bell-Barber

Yaa-Nailah "Yaa-Yaa" Bell-Barber is a sophomore Richmond Community High School. In 2022, Yaa-Yaa's love for art led her to complete a student residency with Art180 where she had the opportunity to work directly with a professional artist. Join us as we check-in with Yaa-Yaa who shares what she enjoys most about her art class at RCHS.

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Tquan Williams

Check out today's story highlighting Tquan Williams, a student at Armstrong HS who leads the All-City Band. Tquan shares what it takes to become a drum major and the work behind it. You won't want to miss this one!

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16 Strings

Three students from Franklin Military Academy joined forces to create 16 Stings. This is their story about what motivated them to learn to play the guitar!

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Ta'Dreama McBride

Ta'Dreama McBride is an advocate, activist, artist and student Open High School. In today's story she shares how she uses art as a way to express issues that are important to her. 

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Jonathan Ashe

We visited Captain Ashe's art class Franklin Military Academy - where students were taking inspiration from nature. Mr. Ashe uses art as an outlet to help students express themselves and feel loved. Artwork belonging to several of his students' was on display at the 2023 RPS Fine Arts Festival on March 11, 2023. 

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