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Art Program

For people with Alzheimer's, a world grown confusing, overwhelming, and maybe even frightening has been comforted a little by a palette of watercolor …

STEM vs. STEAM: Do the Arts Belong?

Complete Coverage<p>—Image by Moisey/Ildar Sagdejev/LucaDetomi/Randomil/Ross Brenneman<p>A tug of war is currently looming between proponents of STEM …

Schools Shift from STEM to STEAM

Students in DeSoto West Middle School's iSTEAM3D Magnet Academy aren't just learning about cities, they're building one from the ground up — complete …

School Art Programs: Should They Be Saved? - Law Street

Art education can benefit students in different ways, including improving student performance across the whole curriculum. But art programs in …

Education

Who Knew? Arts Education Fuels the Economy

In public-policy battles over arts education, you might hear that it is closely linked to greater academic achievement, social and civic engagement, …

Economic Data

How to Save Our Schools: The Arts and Music are No Fairytale

Once upon a time, there was a girl named Kechelle who was raised by her aunt and uncle in the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington D.C. Kechelle was smart as a whip but withdrawn in class and she struggled at a school that felt chaotic and overwhelming. The school she attended was Savoy Elementary, …

Art Is Vital

The best education enables artistic voice and creative habits of mind.<p>ASPEN, Colo. — It has been three years since the spectacular video of Lil Buck dancing to Yo-Yo Ma brought jookin—which draws from hip-hop, ballet, jazz, and modern dance—into mainstream consciousness. Ma would later call Buck a …

This Is How Music Can Change Your Brain

There’s little doubt that learning to play a musical instrument is great for developing brains.<p>Science has shown that when children learn to play …

US Educators Test New National Art Standards

Next month, educators at close to 100 schools across the country will pilot new national art standards for education. The trial project will be …

The Humanities “Crisis”—are museums and higher education doing all they can?

<i>The preservation, transmission, and advancement of knowledge in the digital age are promoted by the unencumbered use and reuse of digitized content</i> …

DISNEY and Surrealism Come Together in a Salvador Dali Virtual Reality Exhibit | Nerdist

Had the legendary Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dalí been alive to experience virtual reality, we’re sure he would have approved. He might have …

Watch Never-Before-Seen Video of Ballet Star Misty Copeland's Early Years and Struggle to Fit In

Misty Copeland’s story of unlikely-dancer-turned-barrier-shattering, world-renowned-ballerina is an incredible one, but not one without difficulty and adversity, even pain.<p>This exclusive clip, from the new documentary, <i>A Ballerina’s Tale</i>, explores the rise of a promising but “too old” 13-year-old …

Dancing

Beyonce gets political at Super Bowl, pays tribute to 'Black Lives Matter'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fans and critics were appreciative of Beyoncé's halftime show performance at Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, but her political message is now making waves.<p>"I think it was outrageous," former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani said on Fox News Monday, who said he didn't get it from an artistic …

Black Lives Matter

These Infrared Photos of Washington, D.C. Show the Capital in a New Light

Washington DC is one of the most photographed places in the United States, with over 20 million tourists passing through in 2014.<p>With so many cameras …

Coming together: Caruso St John creates a public art gallery in a Cambridge stable

Tucked away at the edge of Downing College's East Lodge Garden in Cambridge, sitting alongside the manicured lawns and neoclassical architecture, is an unassuming Edwardian stable building. Formerly serving as a maintenance shed and largely forgotten, the modest stables were reopened this week with …

The History of Photography in Just 5 Minutes

Want a crash course on the history of photography? COOPH just published this info-packed 5-minute video on how photography developed from the early …

Rio: An Inner Shore - Photographs and text by Vincent Catala | LensCulture

Like many people I had the impression that I knew Rio de Janeiro before I had even lived there.<p>Images and descriptions of it were so visual: the city and the beach, the dazzling light; all your senses are blown away. In fact, when I arrived, I thought to myself: “this is Paradise on Earth.” Like …

Stereotypes

Northmodern 2016: Scandinavian creative players gather for fair's third edition

Now heading toward its fourth edition, ever-growing Copenhagen design fair Northmodern recently returned with a rich selection of design talent, independent brands and an international roster of creative players.<p>Taking over two halls of the city's Bella Centre (which is soon planned to become the …

Design

The City of Children - Photographs by Monika Merva | LensCulture

<i>In celebration of the ongoing LensCulture Portrait Awards 2016, we will be publishing a series of inspiring features on great contemporary portraiture.</i><p><i>To help us in our search for the best portrait-makers working today, we reached out to our network of LensCulture Insiders to ask for their expert</i> …

Mergers & Acquisitions

Creativity, Social Media And The Voices In Your Head

The first photographs I ever captured were created on a beach in Oregon in 2007. I did not personally know any photographers and had no history of …

Ballet To Adele's 'All I Ask' Is As Breathtaking As You'd Imagine

Is this stunning or is this stunning?<p>Just when you thought Adele's "All I Ask" couldn't be more beautiful, it transcends beauty when accompanied by a stunning ballet.<p>Dancers DJ Smart and Zola Williams appear in a routine choreographed by Will B. Bell from Van Nuys, California, to the music of Adele …

Adele

Rare Photographs of Marilyn Monroe Go on Display in London

Monroe's collaborations with photographers Milton H. Greene and Douglas Kirkland produced some of the most iconic images of her career.<p>Two legendary celebrity photographers are united in their mutual affinity for Marilyn Monroe in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," an exhibition showing at The Little …

Pictures of the day: 24 January 2016 - Telegraph

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