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How will you experience the arts today?
Enrich your creativity, enhance your learning, empower the Arts.
What is CommonTime?
An online arts learning platform that supports access to arts education for all. Learners book art lessons and events in music, dance, theatre, and visual arts. Teaching artists and arts organizations host live interactive video lessons and get paid for their expertise. Learn, enjoy, or teach the arts from anywhere in the world on CommonTime.
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Engaging learners with the Arts by bringing together Artists, Educators, Individuals, and Arts Organizations. A world in sync where different cultures create real connections in a virtual space.
How CommonTime works
Step 1 Sign Up
to book a lesson with a vetted teaching artist or arts organization
Step 2 Search
for an art form that you or your students want to learn or experience
Step 3 Schedule
and book your lesson, or chat with your artist if you have any questions
Step 4 Lesson
have a great authentic arts experience, all on CommonTime
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What our clients say
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Dr. Jacquelyn Tuerk Stonberg
Kean University, USA
"CommonTime is a long-awaited and much-needed resource for educators. Especially as we move more and more into the virtual classroom, CommonTime easily connects educators to students, and students to educators around the world in ways not available until now. For my own university students, this service supports their educational growth by making accessible lessons in support of diversity, equity, and inclusion. As an educator, I look forward to connecting with communities with diverse backgrounds and points of view. "
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Jimmy Chiang
Vienna Boys Choir, Concert Pianist, Orchestra Conductor
"Our artistic minds are what drive us in our creations, perfections, passions, curiosities, and beauties. Our everyday thoughts of a better life require the same artistic mind that we use to perform on stage. It is essential that we keep the arts alive and continue to teach the next generation to access their artistic minds. CommonTime is fulfilling this mission and I am grateful to be a part of it! In these times of turmoil, humanity is at risk not because of physical distinction, but rather because of a degradation in artistic thinking within the soul. This platform unites us, as artists and educators, in order to build a strong foundation for our children."
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Patrick Kabanda
Author, “The Creative Wealth of Nations: Can the Arts Advance Development?”
"When I think about CommonTime, I think about common sense. We all know that common sense should be common. Or is it? I’m glad to see that someone has had the sense of starting the CommonTime platform to connect artists and expand arts education pedagogy in our increasingly interconnected world."
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