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March is Arts in Our Schools Month

Join us in celebrating the impact of arts education on youth across our state. See below and stay tuned all month long as we highlight events, advocacy tips, and stories that celebrate arts education in NJ.

Check out our daily posts on our social media @artsednj highlighting celebrations, performances, exhibits, and resources!

Submit your March Events & Activities

Let's celebrate together! We would love to feature your events!
These can be school events or community events

Featured Events:

SEL Day Today’s Students,

Tomorrow’s Leaders
March 8, 2024

Sign up today – and have your friends and colleagues sign-up as well! 

Make sure to share your SEL artifacts to social media with #SELday and tag @SEL4NJ



SEL4NJ to Host a Series of Webinars to Support Students

The Social Emotional Learning Alliance for New Jersey — also known as SEL4NJ — will host a series of webinars to celebrate International SEL Day on March 8.

SEL Day is a global, grassroots campaign for social-emotional learning to support children’s academic recovery, mental health and well-being. Since its inception in 2020, #SELday has reached over 40 million views. This year’s theme is “Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Leaders.”

View the list of webinars

ArtPride NJ Event

Join Us in Washington D.C. to Advocate for the Arts!

ArtPride, along with arts advocates from around New Jersey, will travel to the nation’s capital on March 21st, 2024, to meet with federal elected officials to garner support for arts in the State. Advocates will share compelling data and stories about the impact and transformative power that the arts have in their communities.

Advocacy in DC is not one day a year but all year round. It’s important to stay in touch with your members of Congress throughout the year, attend their town halls, and invite them to events.

If you are interested in joining ArtPride in Washington D.C. to meet with members of the US Congress, please complete the form to participate. 

Deadline to sign up is 

Monday, March 11, 2024.



Here are 4 things you can do to be an Arts Ed
Champion all year - but especially in March!

  1. Share the landing page with friends & family! Let’s Celebrate Together! 
  2. Download, Fill in and Share on your socials the Today and Yesterday signs…. 
  3. Submit events for the March in the form above and get featured here and on our socials! 
  4. Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram and learn more about Arts in Our Schools Month 
Get featured on our Socials!  Tag us @ArtsEdNJ 
Use Hashtags #artsednow #artsednj #artsednow4all #artsinourschoolsmonth

Check out tips and tools to advocate for Arts Ed in your school

Arts Ed NJ has tons of resources and tools for arts education champions! Whether you are a seasoned advocate or new to getting active in local arts education support, you’ll find what you need to make an impact!

Statewide and National Celebrations: