Arts|Learning held its 26th Champions of Arts Education Advocacy Awards at the Gardner Auditorium of the Massachusetts Statehouse on May 24, 2012 where 17 outstanding advocates (including arts teachers, administrators, business, legislators, arts organizations, media, and students) were recognized and honored for their amazing work supporting and promoting arts education in dance, music, theatre arts, and visual arts. FableVision Studios' Founder Peter H. Reynolds was one of the well-known individuals being honored. Others included Anita Walker, MA Cultural Council Executive DirectorMA Senator Stanley Rosenberg, MA Representative Alice Peisch, Ernie Boch, Jr. and his Music Drives Us Foundation, and others.

The symposium focused on the theme, Theory in Action: Research to Results. Experts presented examples of best practices in arts education. Peter Reynolds gave an awesome reading of one of his books and talked about fostering creativity.

Congrats, Pete for continuing to inspire!