Category: News

The Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Department of the San Diego Unified School District announces winners of the 2022 VAPA Spotlight Awards

For Immediate Release: March 7, 2022

The VAPA Spotlight Awards celebrate Transforming Lives Through the Arts across San Diego Unified School District. These awards highlight outcomes that are aligned with the goals of the district’s strategic plan for the Visual … Read More

The Community Engaged Mural Program for 2021-2022 is Now Closed

2021-22 Community Engaged Mural Program

The VAPA Department, with support from the VAPA Foundation, is offering a Community Engaged Mural (CEM) program that provides funding for materials and training for CEM leadership teams to engage, organize and lead diverse groups … Read More

Visual and Performing Arts Foundation Announces Eighteen Teachers Who Will Receive 2021–22 VAPA Enhancement Program Funds

For immediate release: November 2, 2021
Contact: Stephanie Thompson Communications
619-840-7353

San Diego, CA — Eighteen San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) teachers will receive awards to underwrite Visual and Performing Arts instruction, experiences, and materials, funded by the VAPA Read More

City Schools’ Visual and Performing Arts Foundation Raising Funds to Earn Matching Grant, Support SDUSD Students in the Arts

VAPA Foundation logo

Download the Press Release (PDF) here.

For immediate release: August 17, 2021
Contact: Stephanie Thompson Communications
619-840-7353

San Diego, CA—The Visual and Performing Arts Foundation, an independent nonprofit that supports the San Diego Unified School District’s Visual and Performing Arts … Read More

Thank you to the VAPA Foundation for funding the Kolam Project at Zamorano Fine Arts Academy

We are so proud. Please read the wonderful letter and see the amazing video from the Kolam Project.

“Hello Mr. Camacho,

Thank you to the VAPA Foundation for funding the Kolam Project at Zamorano Fine Arts Academy last Tuesday, June … Read More