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Outreach & Enrichment

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The Office of Engagement is committed to providing youth and teens access to arts education no matter where they attend school. Programs offered within Outreach & Enrichment bring the highest quality art experiences outside of the walls of AAC’s main campus.

Artist & Writer in Residence

Artist & Writer in Residence (A&WiR) is the Art Academy of Cincinnati’s free outreach and curriculum enrichment program that empowers educators and enhances the learning environment for students in grades 7-12. Students in the A&WiR program are challenged to problem-solve through visual communication methods and develop their learning, focusing on the 21st Century skills of creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking.
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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is an art and writing competition for middle and high school students. Submit your artwork to be judged against other students from our region of Northern Kentucky, Southern Ohio, and Southeast Indiana. Recipients receive Gold and Silver Keys, Honorable Mentions, and scholarship opportunities to many art colleges around the country, including the AAC.

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