Arts Partnership Study

Learn more about our NEA-funded research project with UT Austin and AISD examining the relationships between schools and arts partners in Austin.

AISD School Board Candidate Positions on the Arts and Creative Learning 2020

At MINDPOP, we believe that all students deserve equitable access to the arts and Creative Teaching. As the backbone organization of the Creative Learning Initiative, we took the opportunity to invite AISD School Board Candidates to share their views on the arts and the Creative Learning Initiative in Austin ISD.

Read the candidates' full and unedited responses here.

A Statement from MINDPOP

A statement on current events in our nation.

Advanced Topics for Arts Educators

Keynote Address with Shawn Ginwright, Phd

Check out the full video from yesterday's conversation with Dr. Ginwright

Advanced Topics for Arts Educators

Fireside Chat with Vu Le

Check out the full video from yesterday's Fireside Chat with Vu Le.


Emerging Teaching Artists 2020: Deadline Extended to January 17, 5PM Central Time

The Emerging Teaching Artists Fellowship - for artists of color and artists with disabilities - helps you build your skills for sharing your art with schools and young people in the community. Applications for the 2020 cohort are now due January 17, 2020 by 5PM Central Time

Ways to Support MINDPOP

At MINDPOP, we use the tools of collective impact to bring equity and access to quality arts education in schools and communities. See the ways you can support MINDPOP in our efforts.

Texas Cultural Trust

My Search for Pioneers

When the Texas Cultural Trust asked me to speak at the 2018 Digital Pioneers Institute, my first reaction caught me off guard. I couldn’t stop wondering about digital pioneers. Who were they? What did they do? Did they even exist?