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Keep the Arts in Public Schools

A community of people dedicated to supporting the arts as part of a well-rounded education for all students and lead by the Arts Educatio... Read more


Did you know that Custom Culture doesn't end with the winning shoe design? Vans also provides grants to schools to support arts education!

Vans and Americans for the Arts Spark a #RightToArt Movement | Americans for the Arts

Vans and Americans for the Arts envision a country where every child has access to—and takes part in—high quality learning experiences in the arts, both in school and in the community. As such, the two organizations partnered to create the Custom Culture Grant Program to promote awareness and support arts education in public schools. Today the…Read More
To compete, each high school creates four unique designs on iconic Vans shoes, such as the Authentic, Classic Slip-On, 106 Vulcanized and Sk8-Hi. Their artwork is based on the themes of action sports, art, music and their own local flavor.

Vans Custom Culture Contest Benefits High School Arts

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View Slideshow Rio Rancho High School in New Mexico won the 2014 Vans Custom Culture competition with these four designs. courtesy of Vans Voting is under way for the sixth edition of the Vans Custom Culture contest, which awards $50,000 to the high school art class with the best customized sneaker designs. Have you made…Read More
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