Why We Do It
At Art Possible Ohio we root our work in experience and research. We know from rigorous evaluation that inclusivity, accessibility, and the arts have a tremendous positive impact on our community. This page features some of our greatest hits including research reports, resource guides, and publications to help you better understand our work and advocate for more inclusive, accessible arts experiences in your community.
Measuring Impact in Classrooms
In 2014-2015, Art Possible engaged Measurement Resources Company to begin a 3-year assessment of Adaptation, Integration, and the Arts to better understand its impact on students, teachers and schools. Results indicate Adaptation, Integration and the Arts makes a positive difference in the academic and social achievement of students, the readiness of teachers to meet the needs of diverse learners, and engages whole schools and communities.
number of students impacted by AIA in 2014-15 school year.
All school administrators with an AIA program in their schools agreed the program impacts student learning.
8 in 10
teachers agreed AIA increases student creativity and art appreciation.
During the AIA program, students experienced an 18% increase in the rate of growth in their reading fluency scores compared to the rate of growth before the residency.
Collaborating to Create Cultural Access
In 2018 we created the Cultural Access Guide and made it freely available to any organization or insitution that needed a starting place or a refresher. We recently gave it a light update for 2020. Download it using the button below.
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