Think 360 Arts for Learning (Think 360), the Denver affiliate of Young Audiences Arts for Learning, leads Colorado in cultivating and sustaining the arts as essential to all learning through creative experiences for students and teachers.
The organization promotes collaboration among artists, educators, communities, and other arts and cultural organizations in order to nurture creativity and encourage life-long involvement in the arts. Think360 envisions a community that embraces the arts as a fundamental tool to enhance learning.
With a roster of professional teaching artists representing a multitude of disciplines, Think 360 provides students of all ages and backgrounds with authentic arts experiences. Additionally, the organization offers professional development for educators and administrators and workshops for community groups and workplaces. Since 2008, Think 360 has been the sole contractor for arts education initiatives through Colorado Creative Industries, a division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade. In spring 2020, the organization began serving Denver’s early childhood community as Greater Denver Wolf Trap, becoming a new affiliate of Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts. Liaising between schools and teaching artists, Think 360 serves as a beacon for best practices and current research in arts integration.
As our network and our nation face unprecedented challenges and uncertainty, we know that the arts remain more vital than ever in keeping young learners engaged and enlivening us all. We are…