Arts In Education cultivates learning and artistic development for all students and teachers by promoting, encouraging, and supporting arts and culture as an integral part of education and lifelong learning for residents and visitors. During the past few years, the Council has met at the Tilles Center, C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University, at Old Westbury Gardens, and in New York City, as well as in local school districts. In 2008 Morry ended his letter, We have not found the answer to the problems facing art education at the moment and are willing and eager to put our energies into furthering and expanding this debate”.
And yes, Virginia, there is a rumor floating that a committee may be appointed to consider eliminating all state funding to non-profits. Ballengee-Morris and Stuhr present Stuhr, Petrovich-Mwanike and Wasson’s six position statements about multicultural art education.
Involvement in Art Education Programs is associated with increased math skills, reading, perceptive ability, critical thinking, and verbal skill. The teacher can use this opportunity to showcase the work of minority artists as exemplars for each center. The Online Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies or Bachelor of Science degree consists of a core curriculum that is integrated in the art and science combined with specialization a student directed.
A donation to our cause will help us ensure that other arts supporters like you have all the tools and resources they need in order to effectively convey the importance of arts education to anyone. One of the reasons why we have a general liberal education in which students are educated in ALL subjects (including the arts and science) is for them to be able to participate in a democracy.
While most feel that education is a necessity, they tend to use it as a tool for reaching a specific target or personal mark, after which there is no further need to seek greater education. Most of all, they want to become informed and empowered advocates for the use of art and imagination in conceptualizing and building a more just society.