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Walker Rezaian Creative HeArts Kindergarten Arts

Walker Rezaian Creative HeArts Kindergarten Arts

WRLogoForBLOGVisual Arts Learning, Celebration and Friendship for Marin Kindergarteners and their Families

Created by Youth in Arts and Walker Rezaian’s family to celebrate Walker’s life and love for the arts, the Walker Rezaian Creative HeArts Kindergarten Arts Program combines a visual arts residency for all Kindergarten classes in selected sites with teacher and parent trainings, a gallery exhibit of student work, and a community-wide celebration of friendship and young artists.

Schools are selected for the program through an application process each Spring, open to all Title I schools in Marin County. Selected sites receive a comprehensive program valued at $12,000, including:

Walker Rezaian

Walker Rezaian

  • 3+ months of visual arts residencies in kindergarten classrooms  (length of program depends on number of classrooms)
  • Teacher Professional Development Workshop in Visual Arts Exploration
  • Parent Arts Partner Training Workshop
  • Art Exhibit with interactive Community Open House at YIA’s Gallery in Downtown San Rafael

See our blog for stories and photos from past recipient schools!

Loma Verde Elementary (2013-14)
Bahia Vista Elementary (2014-15)
Laurel Dell Elementary (2015-16)

Support Kindergarten Arts through the Walker Rezaian Creative HeArts Program: DONATE NOW and mark your gift is In Honor of Walker Rezaian Creative HeArts.