Creative education enables you to spark imaginations, empower new voices, and help students build better lives through creativity.

How can a COMPAS Teaching Artist help you reach your goals?

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Creativity isn't an extracurricular, it's essential. COMPAS Teaching Artists work alongside you to spark imagination and create new possibilities for your students. What could an artist achieve in your classroom?

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Creativity doesn't only happen in a classroom. Explore the many options for bringing a Teaching Artist to your organization.

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Our professional Teaching Artists hail from more than 40 countries, and have extensive experience reaching students of all ages and abilities.  From Creative Writing, to Sculpture, to Dance, our Teaching Artists are ready to connect with students and inspire new ways of learning.


Those that create art, define culture.

Your gift will reach people across Minnesota with the power of creative expression.

Show your support today.

The arts give us an opportunity to look inward, to look outward, to see things from a different angle, to create, and to use a different kind of intelligence.
— Former COMPAS Student and bestselling author Cheryl Strayed