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Rattlesnake Art Garden Celebration
Friday, September 15th, 3:30-5:30pm at Rattlesnake School Garden
The Rattlesnake Elementary School, PTA, and SPARK! will be celebrating the beautification of the school garden through the completion of a 14-week arts integration program and installation of student-created murals and mosaics.
During the spring semesters of 2016 and 2017, teaching artist Janaina Vieira-Marques was hired to develop an arts integration program for Rattlesnake Elementary School through SPARK! The result of this work was a two-part installation piece for the school's garden featuring pieces by nearly 400 students from grades K-5.  Thank you all those who volunteered their time, resources, and dedication to the completion of this project! Here is the full  Facebook Event!  for more information.

C inderella Cinderella! at MCT
Friday, September 15th, 6:00pm
"Head to the MCT for a special adaptation of Cinderella. With help from her Fairy Godmother and feline companion, Cinderalla learns that magic isnt the answer to all of her problems!". All 2nd Grade students will see the show this September.  Community members can buy tickets for a 6:00pm show on September 15. Follow this link to MCT's  Website! for more details.

Share your SPARK! for the Arts
SPARK! would love to hear your art story! How did you come to find your SPARK! for the arts? We hope that by sharing individual's personal stories about how the arts have impacted them, we can help shine a light on the importance of the arts as a whole.
Feel free to respond to the prompts on our website by following THIS LINK! After we receive entries we will post select stories on our website "News" page and Facebook page!

Missoula Monster Project
Show is open until September 30th at the ZACC!
Welcome fall back to Missoula with the Missoula Monster Project. 
"The Zootown Arts Community Center (ZACC) and SPARK!/Any Given Child Missoula have  joined forces again to present the third annual Missoula Monster Project. Kindergarten classes from three Missoula County public schools created original monster pieces that are then illustrated by adult artists. This project's purpose is to bring more art into the public schools". Don't miss this! For details and more information, here is a link to the  Website!

This week is National Arts in Education Week!
Arts Education is important every week, but this week in particular learn more about how to engage! American's for the Arts encourages us to celebrate National Arts in Education Week. Click through to this  Website! for info on how to take action. 

Here is a great Youtube Video on joining the Celebration of Arts in Education Week 2017:  VIDEO! There are also other ways to celebrate at the "Celebrate National Arts in Education",  Website!

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