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Progressive Arts Alliance envisions a community where all young people have access to high quality arts learning opportunities that ignite their passion, open their minds, inspire them to create, and empower them to pursue their own successful futures.
An introduction to the vision, mission, and guiding principles of Progressive Arts Alliance's work in our community. Progressive Arts Alliance's work is built on a passionate commitment to social change.
Learn how Progressive Arts Alliance is integrating the arts into project-based learning in Cleveland's K-8 STEM schools.
Learn how Progressive Arts Alliance is expanding the field of arts education by bringing the interdisciplinary forms of hip-hop culture to students. The RHAPSODY Hip-Hop Summer Arts Camp has been featured in the World Almanac for Kids.
Progressive Arts Alliance inspires students to reach their full potential by providing unique and relevant learning experiences using contemporary arts and 21st century media. Our programs take place in schools, libraries, and other community spaces.
See the work of Progressive Arts Alliance's partnership with Mound STEM School in Cleveland. Progressive Arts Alliance Artist-Educator Sarah Wren worked with second graders at Mound to explore how gravity can move paint. Students examined the work of artist Holton Rower and were inspired to make their own "tall painting."
As part of Progressive Arts Alliance's participation in Maker Education's Maker Corps program, PAA facilitated a design challenge at the Orange Community Education and Recreation Center led by PAA's Maker Corps members.