Education and Engagement Through the Arts

ENRICHING THE LIVES OF CHILDREN, TEACHERS, AND OUR COMMUNITY

For nearly four decades, education and engagement have been central to our mission. We continue to strive to enrich the lives of the students and teachers in our schools and our community members in their homes and neighborhoods. From school shows, arts education, and professional development for teachers to live family performances, after-school and evening programs, and festivals, LBC presents a variety of experiences that are guaranteed to enrich, educate, and entertain our entire community.

EDUCATION THROUGH THE ARTS

Our Education Through the Arts program serves to deepen the educational experiences of our school partners through a broad range of learning opportunities. From hands-on learning for our students to professional development for our teachers, LBC presents research-based programs that highlight arts integration, standards-based arts curriculum, and experiences with professional artists. At LBC, we believe the arts are a dynamic tool for teaching and learning in all core subjects and a highly effective method for making learning engaging, impactful, and fun.

Instrument Lending Library
Mariachi Ensemble
Summer Camps
Master Classes & Student Clinics
Teachers Experiencing Arts Meet-Up (TEAM)

Frequently Asked Questions
Terms & Conditions
Brochure & Newsletter Archive
How to Contact Us

Scholarships are available to help provide the power of the arts to more students, teachers, and teaching artists.

ENGAGEMENT THROUGH THE ARTS

With the goal of enriching, educating and entertaining our whole community, our Education and Community Engagement programs extend beyond our work with schools to reach audiences of all ages. From our annual Posada Navideña and Fiesta de Independencia celebrations to our master classes and pre- and post-discussions with world-class touring artists, we offer experiences that truly engage everyone.

From classic tales to new adventures, the LBC presents a series of series of shows for the entire family.

Mariachi Ensemble
Summer Camps
Master Classes & Student Clinics

Community Connections & Events

Pre- and Post-Show Discussions
Fiesta de Independencia
Posada Navideña

Luther Burbank Center for the Arts Education Through the Arts programs are aligned with Sonoma County’s Upstreams Investments policy. The LBC is also recognized in affiliation with Cradle to Career Sonoma County.

THANK YOU TO OUR DONORS

The LBC’s Education Through the Arts programs are highly subsidized in order to keep costs affordable for all. Thanks to the generosity of our members, donors, and sponsors, we serve more than 50,000 children and adults annually. We’d like to recognize these individuals and institutional supporters for their direct contributions to our education and outreach activities from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.  Thank you!

A special thanks for the very generous support of Mrs. Evert Person and the Ernest L. and Ruth W. Finley Foundation for this year’s Evert Person ArtReach and Evert Person Bus Fund programs.

Amaturo Family Foundation, Inc.
Mike and Karen Bergin
Gordon Blumenfeld
The BoDean Fund/Community Foundation
  of Sonoma County
Connor Brooks
Sara and Dixon Browder
The Bundschu Family
Brad and Robin Calkins
Rena Charles and Alex Klado
Bob and Sandy Comstock
Albert and Sally Davies
Julia DeMeo
Matt Dolan/Liberty Mutual Insurance
Joanne Dow/JPMorgan Charitable Giving
The Engine is Red
Farley Family Charitable Foundation
Julia L. Grant/Community Foundation Sonoma County
Marc Hagenlocher and Anita Wiglesworth
Ed and Kathleen Hamilton/Tekberry Staffing
Carol Hanes-Nason
Marilyn and Robert Heller
Lisa Ann and Ed Hilario
Bruce Hinshaw
Ann Hudson
Christopher and Amy Hunsberger
Jay Hunsberger and Chad Hostetler
Jeff and Barbara Ireland
In memory and honor of Selma Mayer Isenberg and
  her son, Jean Isenberg
Lynda and Louis Jordan/Fidelity Charitable
Tim and Ariel Kelley
The Lahiri Family
Christopher Larkins
Anonymous Fund of MCF
Clay and Carrie Mauritson
Lewis Meyers
Bruce and Lauren Morrison
Grace Navarro and Ed Ticoulat
Rick Nowlin and Don Strand
Ernesto and Rita Olivares
Carolyn Petersen
Susan and Alan Preston
In memory of Nathan Abdallah Proto
Philip and Tina Rasori
Susan Reese/Fidelity Charitable
Gary and Rebecca Rosenberg/Rosenberg Enterprises
Andrew and Monica Rowley/Goals Foundation
Andy Tautges and Mary Sandberg
Alan and Susan Seidenfeld
Robin Seltzer and Bill Wertzberger
Rekha Skantharaja/Tangram Insurance Services
Sonoma Clean Power
Spaulding McCullough & Tansil LLP
Marlene and Martin Stein/Jewish Community
  Foundation
Mike and Jessica Sutton
Sherry and Pete Swayne
John and Louise Tallarida
Darlene and Willie Tamayo
Ellen and Chuck Wear
John and Laura Whiting/Schwab Charitable Fund
Greg Yates/Face & Body Professionals Inc.
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