our community Partners
Engaging Creative Minds
The purpose of Engaging Creative Minds’ partnership is to provide creative learning opportunities that encourage imagination and innovation to help students achieve academically, stay engaged in school and succeed in life. The Gaillard Education Initiative serves as a teaching partner with Engaging Creative Minds to provide creative learning opportunities for students in the tri-county area. All in-school workshops correlate with an educational performance in the Martha and John M. Rivers Performance Hall.
John F. Kennedy Center Partners in Education
The Charleston Gaillard Center serves as a John F. Kennedy Center Partner in Education alongside, Engaging Creative Minds, Charleston Symphony Orchestra, and the Charleston County School District. Our team strives to produce high-quality professional learning experiences for educators to inspire our diverse student population’s creativity through equitable arts-infused programs.
Overcoming Obstacles and the Charleston Gaillard Education Initiative partner together for life skills education through the performing arts. This collaboration helps support anti-bullying initiatives in Lowcountry schools by addressing bullying through the performing arts and teaching strategies to be an “upstander”, not a “bystander”.
Storytree Theatre is a 501(c)(3) children’s theatre that makes theatre accessible for children of all ages and backgrounds, with an emphasis on fostering mind, body, and imaginative development through custom school residencies, engaging after school programming and original touring productions.
Charleston Jewish Community Center Without Walls
The Charleston Jewish Community Center Without Walls offers diverse, inclusive and vibrant programming centered on the goal of building relationships through a Jewish lens for the entire community and fostering lifelong engagement for all. The JCC is a community partner and supporter of the Charleston Gaillard Education Initiative.