This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” features Don Eisenhauer, the program director for Young Rembrandts Metro Milwaukee.
This company goes into local schools and school districts in the Milwaukee area to put on before- and after-school art activities with a goal of supplementing existing art programs. Parents pay the company directly for these activities, which are hosted with permission from the school.
Eisenhauer says this provides creative growth opportunities for kids that are dwindling as funding for art programs dries up in some areas and schools statewide put increasing focus on high-stakes testing.
“I believe the future worker is going to have more success in any job — whether it’s developing products or offering a service — I strongly believe that any worker will have more success if they have more right-brain or more creative ability,” he said.