Arts In Education


The Cowles Center Arts in Education programs serve thousands of students of diverse ages and backgrounds each year through workshops, residencies, student matinee performances, and school partnership programs.


Learn more about our programming:  

Workshops  Student Matinee 


First Moves  Dance Without Barriers






Our Arts in Education Programs aim to:  

  • Spark curiosity about dance

  • Engage new ways of learning

  • Empower creativity

  • Increase body and spatial awareness

  • Connect dance to classroom curriculum

  • Impact teacher practices

75,914+ K-12 Students have been served through our Arts in Education programming since its inception in 2004.

Download "I Make MN Dance" Poster!