Arts Advocacy Postcards

PostcardsProject Description

February 13-17 is Arts Advocacy week! Using a postcard art template designed by SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities Students, you will add color to make the postcard your own. Then, turn it over and write a message to your legislator asking them to support the arts!

Providers will also receive a digital resource to aid in facilitating discussions with students about arts advocacy and their personal connection to the arts.

Suitable for grades K-12.

Artistic Process

Respond, Connect

What's included

-Digital version of the Arts Advocacy Handbook for Teachers
-Postcards with art template
-BONUS: Digital version of Creating Community Postcards resource for extended learning opportunities

Guiding Question

Why is it important to advocate for the arts? Why do the arts matter to you?

Standards Addressed

US Government 4.IP - Describe and evaluate the ways citizens can participate in the political process at the local, state, national, and global levels. 

ELA Standard 6 - Write independently, legibly, and routinely for a variety of tasks, purposes, and audiences over short and extended time

This resource also aligns with the following from the Profile of the SC Graduate:

World Class Skills: Communication, Information
Life and Career Characteristics: Self-Direction, Interpersonal Skills

Interested In This Resource? 

This resource will be available on January 3rd

About the Governor's School's Outreach Programs

As a part of the Governor’s School’s mission to serve as a resource to teachers and students across the state, the Office of Outreach provides classroom resources and professional learning opportunities to enrich arts education in South Carolina. Learn more.