Artists-in-Residence (AIR)

Michigan Arts Access collaborates with school districts across the state to provide teaching artists who integrate dance, theater, visual arts, music, media, poetry and creative writing into the core curricula for students with disabilities.

Students with their art masks in front of their faces with their Daniel Cascardo Peace mural in the middle

MiAA teaching artists work with over 1,000 students annually, many with severe and multiple disabilities in the state’s center-based programs.

Kay Young's class waving at the "Show and Share" event at the end of her residency
DPSCD Artist-in-Residence Special Education Program

If you would like to host an artist-in-residence at your school contact MiAA to discuss partnership opportunities.