Student Opportunities

Learn about the ways in which the Alliance engages Missouri's students.

Student Centered Programs

Training the next generation
of arts advocates
Show-Me Arts 

Annual Celebration of  Arts Education at the
Missouri State Capitol
Fine Arts Education Day 


Showcase student artwork selected by Missouri Senators and displayed at the Missouri Capitol.

Senate Student Arts Exhibition

Represent Missouri at the
National Arts Advocacy Summit
in Washington D.C.

National Student Arts Advocate Award 

Video Contest
open to students and adults
Share your story and love for the arts!
MAAE Video Contest 

>Learn more about the awards here.

Nominate teachers, administrators or districts as Arts Education and Advocacy Champions
Nomination Form

Students Gr 3-12
Tell your story of how the arts positively impact
your school experience.
MAAE Student Essay Contest 

A cross-cultural youth development program consisting of in-person and virtual sessions exploring fine arts, literary arts and food culminating with the publication of a recipes book sharing connections to identity, culture, family and/or community. DEI and Delicious Dishes - Youth Development Initiative 

Missouri Academies
for Gifted and Talented Students

Both academies are free, with no student fees in 2023!

Missouri Fine Arts Academyt

Nominations/Applications due January 31, 2023.  Learn more

Missouri Scholars Academyt

Nominations/Applications are due soon! - February 3, 2023 by 5 PM. Learn more

The MAAE greatly appreciates the financial support provided by the Francis Family Foundation and the MAAE member organizations for
Fine Arts Education Day.

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