Connecting the Arts and Technology

Integrating the Arts into STEM

Arts in Education at the Cutting Edge

Connecting the Arts and Technology

Integrating the Arts into STEM

Arts in Education at the Cutting Edge

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Our Vision


Progressive Arts Alliance envisions a transformed field of education in which a community of educators, schools, and professional artists work collaboratively using arts-integration to develop and nurture critical thinking, creative problem solving, collaboration, and communication skills.


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This is Progressive Arts Alliance

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.

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Arts-Integrated STEM Work

Learn how Progressive Arts Alliance is integrating the arts into project-based learning in Cleveland's K-8 STEM schools.

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RHAPSODY Hip-Hop Summer Arts Camp

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.

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This is Progressive Arts Alliance

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.

More Videos

Arts-Integrated STEM Work

Learn how Progressive Arts Alliance is integrating the arts into project-based learning in Cleveland's K-8 STEM schools.

More Videos

RHAPSODY Hip-Hop Summer Arts Camp

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.

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Our Mission


Progressive Arts Alliance deepens the learning experience for students, educators, and artists by designing and implementing innovative,
arts-integrated, project-based learning programs.


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PAA News

Read about the latest happenings at Progressive Arts Alliance.

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Artist's Notebook

Hear from our artists about their work in the field.

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Maker Corps at PAA

Read about PAA’s work as part of the Maker Education Initiative.

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See Example Projects

Designing and Creating a Community Sculpture

Progressive Arts Alliance artist-educator Ainsley Buckner designed a sculpture making process for students and families to engage in using recycled plastic shopping bags to create a piece of art for their school.

Kinetic Sculptures: Learning through Collaboration

Students designed and built kinetic sculptures under the guidance of Progressive Arts Alliance’s artist-educators. Students engaged in a design process that allowed them to collaborate in the think[box] innovation lab at Case Western Reserve University.