What can art educate us?

We just lately conducted the first ever massive-scale, randomized controlled trial research of a city’s collective efforts to restore arts education via community partnerships and investments. Building on our earlier investigations of the impacts of enriching arts field journey experiences, this research examines the effects of a sustained reinvigoration of schoolwide arts education. Specifically, our research focuses on the preliminary two years of Houston’s Arts Access Initiative and contains forty two elementary and center faculties with over 10,000 third- via eighth-grade students. Our examine was made potential by beneficiant help of the Houston Endowment, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Spencer Foundation.

The courses meet each Saturday for six weeks with a last celebration and exhibition happening on the seventh week. The Art Education program at Purdue University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. Some skilled artists present personal or semi-private instruction …