DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative
Exciting Opportunities for Educators and Students! 
DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative


1001 G Street, NW


Suite 1000W


Washington, DC 20001


e: info@dccollaborative.org


p: 202.879.9327






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National Cherry Blossom Festival
Youth Art Contest
"Step into Spring" deadline- March 4



Every year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival attracts more than one million people to Washington, DC, who come to enjoy programming, celebrate spring, and view the cherry trees around the Tidal Basin.


How would you like to "Step into Spring" with the Festival when the cherry trees are in bloom?



Students in DC Public and Charter Schools, Grades K-12

Grade groupings for judging are as follows: K-2; 3-5; 6-8; and 9-12


View Entry Form, Guidelines, and Resource Guide 



Entries must be turned in to the three locations listed on the guidelines form by 6 p.m. on March 4th.


Please contact info@dccolalborative.org if you have any questions!


The National Cherry Blossom Festival is proud to present the 2014 Youth Art Contest with the DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative. Special thanks to our supporters Pepco Edison Place Gallery and The Washington Post.
Extra Spots Available for Teacher Workshop at 
Cocoran Gallery of Art
  Corcoran Gallery of Art
The Corcoran Gallery of Art is offering extra tickets for their workshop Straight from the (Primary) Source on 2/26/2014. The work shop is FREE for DC public and public charter school teachers! Perfect for middle and high school art educators as well as social studies colleagues!
Register HERE!

Straight from the (Primary) Source

Presented by: Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Library of Congress

Explore paintings through primary sources. See how analysis of historic documents like letters, manuscripts, newspapers, and photographs can make works of art come alive for your students. Library of Congress and Corcoran Gallery educators facilitate. Teaching tools and curriculum connections included.

Teachers earn 3 hours of PLU credit. Registration is required.

Date: February 26, 2014

Time: 4:30 PM                        Length of Event:  3.5 hrs

Location: Corcoran Gallery of Art

500 17th Street

Washington, DC 20006

Focus: Arts Learning, Arts Integration, Informational

Curriculum Connections: Language Arts, History and Geography, Civics/Law

Grades: 4th-12th