The Master of Education in Arts programme explicitly connects theory and practice, focusing on contemporary issues, which span different practices and discourses (education, pedagogy, politics, art, design, cultural theory, digital didactics, philosophy, museum education and ‘community arts’). Perhaps the most fundamental element to education one should consider is the manner in which we perceive and make sense of the world in which we live. New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has made arts education a priority in his school reform plans, and the city has launched sweeping initiatives to connect more students with the city’s vast cultural resources. If you believe in arts education and like what we’re doing, PLEASE make a tax-deductible donation today!
Student learning is enhanced through arts experiences, such as: cARTwheels , which offers performances for students with less access to arts experiences; the Traditional Arts Program for Students (TAPS,) where students learn traditional arts in a hands-on after-school program; and Poetry Out Loud that encourages high school students to connect with poetry through slam poetry, spoken word and theater.
Field experience – There are many progressive arts in education organizations and advocacy groups in the Cambridge and Boston area For-credit internships through the Field Experience Program are one cornerstone of the AIE experience, offering hands-on opportunities to work with local artists and youth in school and after-school settings.
By exploring at least three of the four areas of Fine Arts, the student will develop problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, enhance their creativity and perceptual skills, and develop an appreciation for the arts which in turn will reinforce their academic skills.
Founded in 1676 as a grammar school, it turned its focus to the manual arts in the late 19th century. Learn what you can do to promote arts in education with the Arts Education Month toolkit , from ArtsEd Washington. The National Art Education Foundation (NAEF) invests in innovative initiatives to support instructional practice, research, and leadership in visual arts education. Comprehensive, innovative arts initiatives are taking root in a growing number of school districts.