ArtsEdSearch is the nation’s hub for research
on the impact of arts education.

Browse research focused on the outcomes of arts education for students and educators or enter key words in the search box below.

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See research aligned to AEP’s 2020 Action Agenda priority areas:

Raise Student Achievement and Success

Learning in the arts prepares students for success in college and beyond.

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Support Effective Educators and School Leaders

Arts education supports effective instruction and engagement.

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Transform the Teaching and Learning Environment

Arts education improves school climate and culture, and better engages schools with their communities.

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Build Leadership Capacity and Knowledge

Learn more about how AEP uses research to help leaders know more about the benefits of arts education for all students.

AEP has been supported by the National Endowment for the Arts and the U.S. Department of Education since 1995 and is administered by Education Commission of the States.

ArtsEdSearch is made possible through the generous support of AEP sponsors: