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For aspiring artists, a rare chance to work at sea

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| A unique residency for artists will give two lucky winners the opportunity to spend 23 days at sea aboard a cargo ship to work on an art project.

Children's brains on music: what parents need to know


KPCC's "Music and the Brain" event at the Crawford Family Forum Sunday explored the research on how students' brains respond and benefit from music education.

Getty Museum offers new arts ed teaching tools


The Getty Museum has produced a new video series aimed at helping educators integrate the arts into new teaching standards known as the Common Core.

Anaheim schools get donation, guitars from music group


A National Association of Music Merchants' foundation contribution recognizes the Anaheim City School District's efforts to revive music instruction in its schools.

3D printers help Pasadena schools up their learning game


A private donation to Pasadena Unified School District opened the way for its schools to use the printers to teach art, math, science and more.

LAUSD tries new George Lopez campaign to raise arts funding


People who donate $10 or more get a chance to win a ride-along with the comedian on the Sunset Strip. Airfare, dinner and hotel stays are also included.

Contest seeks students' creative ideas to solve water issue


State officials are inviting students to design a poster showcasing unique and inventive ways to reduce water consumption in drought-plagued California.

Our top 10 arts education stories for 2014


We take a look back at KPCC's 2014 arts education stories, including stories on student access to arts in Los Angeles and student museum field trips in Long Beach.