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Visual and Performing Arts



Studies find that the integration of arts in education is successful in improving student attendance, reducing discipline issues, improving test scores and increasing graduation rates. Source: The Impact of the Arts on Learning, Fiske, 1999.​

Current Programs and Partnerships

Merced Symphony Children's Concert

UC Merced Opera for Children

Arts Now Merced

Previous Programs and Partnerships

Student Sponsorships - Playhouse Merced and The MAC

Playhouse Merced - Play Anywhere Grants

Arts Grants for the Classroom

Summer Performing Arts Program