African Colours: Guide to Contemporary African Art (sign up for their newsletter here)
Materials related to arts promotion with the Canadian government.
7 Ways to Support Artists
The Ministry of Culture in Chile (Área Cultura Educación del Consejo de la Cultura y las Artes de Chile) sent InSEA the attached documents for free distribution. They may assist with advocacy and therefore may be of interest to many of our members.
Informe CNCA Educacion Artistica, here.
Libro Educacion Artistica, here.
2009 report “Arts and Cultural Education at School in Europe” – European Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EURYDICE)
From Past President of InSEA: For an article written by Elliot W. Eisner entitled “What can education learn from the arts about the practice of education?” The article is based on a lecture Dr. Eisner gave in 2002 at Stanford University.
Information Regarding the Arts and Economic Stimulus: There has been much public conversation recently regarding the role of the arts and culture industry in economic stimulus. Following is information that seeks to clarify this issue through two key points: that the arts and culture industry is a sector of the economy just like any other with workers who pay taxes, mortgages, rent and contribue in other ways to the economy; and that the National Endowment for the Arts is uniquely positioned to assist in job stimulation for that industry.
For the full statement, visit the webpage or contact; Victoria Hutter, NEA Acting Director of Communications, 202-682-5692
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ArtsEdge (Kennedy Centre) – free digital learning platform for arts education
Champions of Change – research on impact of arts education on learning
An international children’s panel at the Global Competitiveness Forum in Riyadh was held at the invitation of SAGIA Governor Amr Al-Dabbagh. Five young people from five countries spoke during a panel on the importance of arts education for all children. The panel was a huge success. Click here for more info.