Harris' work has always reflected her original beginnings in graphic design, and the latest work in A SHARED RETROSPECTIVE includes her drawings and ideas presented in small handmade sketchbooks. Complementing Harris' work will be several of Kaczmarek's sculptures influenced by her collaborative work with Harris over the years. … [Read more...] about A SHARED RETROSPECTIVE of Art and Collaboration at City Gallery
The skills learned in art classes carry over tremendously to real world education and work. The ability to think creatively and collaborate with others are traits learned within the practice of art and greatly sought after by major companies.. According to the National Art Education Association definition, arts integration is "a philosophy, pedagogy, and methodology for teaching and learning in, through, and about the arts to achieve greater understanding across disciplines" (NAEA). Implementing art into the core education has proven to create more engaged, leading, and motivated students. The arts encourage project-based learning and portfolios that show student growth over time. An increase in literacy and advancing math achievement have been notable results that spawn from the growing focus on art. … [Read more...] about Art in Schools
Addressing the students, founder of the Kalamkari Museum and artisan P. Srinivas said: “Sharing our experiences, challenges, and journey with the students and scholars from different nations is a rewarding experience. Our team of artisans is striving to develop the museum into an authentic Indian source on the textile art of Kalamkari.” … [Read more...] about Exploring the textile art of Kalamkari
A recent survey reveals that nearly half the paintings in the National Gallery are Italian. Greece has more objects on show in the British Museum than any other country, with just a tiny proportion from Britain. In the V&A, however, almost a third of its collection is British. Maybe not that surprising, but an interesting snapshot (from builders Barratt London, who commissioned their survey, they claim, because of their love of heritage). Other countries’ collections are less diverse: 31% of the Louvre’s works are French, 60% in Tokyo’s Mori Art Museum are from Japan, while Madrid’s Prado is 44% Spanish. Cultural nationalism reigns. … [Read more...] about Can we rescue the arts – and arts funding – from perennial elitism?
Bursaries and scholarships There are a mix of awards on offer, including funding for care leavers and for students from under-represented groups who have a household income below £25,000. Visit aub.ac.uk/funding for full details. … [Read more...] about University guide 2020: Arts University Bournemouth