Art / Science / Innovation

Related Projects and Initiatives

Below are a number of interesting programs, organizations, and projects which relate to the interaction of arts / science / education.

ARTStem: Teaching & Learning at the Intersection of the Arts and STEM disciplines

ArtStemAn ongoing initiative of the Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), in Winston Salem. Inspired by artists and scholars who efface the lines between “the arts” and the “STEM” disciplines, the project brought together academic and arts faculty members from UNCSA with an interdisciplinary team of public school educators for an academic summer seminar about teaching and learning at the intersection of the arts and STEM disciplines, followed by a year of creative teaching collaborations and programming.

Bridging STEM to STE(A)M: Developing New Frameworks for ART/SCIENCE Pedagogy

STEM to STEAMArtists, scientists, researchers, educators and leaders in information and creative technology gathered at this NSF-funded workshop held at the Rhode Island School of Design, Jan 21-22, 2011, to explore the questions: What do you consider the greatest potential of your field of research, work, or teaching? How might you see the value of your work benefiting from interaction with other disciplines?


Communicating Science to the Public through the Performing Arts
Science & the Arts presents programs in theatre, art, music, dance and film that bridge the worlds of art and science. These include public events ranging from conferences and concerts to science demonstrations on the streets of New York..

From STEM to STEAM: Incorporating the Arts into Science Learning, CSTA 2009


The Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management (ISKME) brought together middle and high-school teachers and their students from throughout California at the 2009 California Science Teacher Association Conference to collaborate on sustainability projects that incorporate science, technology, engineering, art, and math resources.

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead 

FullSTEAMaheadA San Diego-based group of professionals in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics, exploring innovative ways to collaborate across disciplines while developing cohesive marketing and grant-writing strategies. Hosts quarterly events aimed to bring S.T.E.A.M. organizations together for “power in numbers” which provides the ability to achieve more through collaboration.
See Facebook Page with event details.

Science and the Arts from Science Friday
Science FridayA project of Science Friday, producers of the public radio program ‘Science Friday,’ “showcasing cool projects, interesting ideas, and new research at the intersection of science and the arts.”

STEAMnotSTEMA STEAM-focused organization with a mission is to encourage business leaders, arts professionals, educators and others work together to educate governments, the public and the media to the need for returning Arts to the national curricula. Promotes the idea that STEAM education is a national priority issue.