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Teaching Art

Growing Up and Living in a Creative Economy

Soren Petersen | Posted 08.20.2012 | Education
Soren Petersen

Change begins by changing the perceived paradigms of art as being risky or wasteful to art as "goal directed play with the objective of creating and sharing meaning."

When Fame Replaces Art

John Seed | Posted 04.03.2012 | Arts
John Seed

Last week, when a painting student dropped by my office with a newspaper clipping of one of Damien's Hirst's spot paintings I hit a patch of real despair. In an art world where a figure like Hirst can rise to the top, who needs painting classes?

White House: It's Time To 'Reinvest' In Arts Education

Posted 07.09.2011 | Education

As education budget cuts continue to threaten the quality of education nationwide, a recent government report is encouraging schools to refocus on cur...