ERIC Number: ED024723
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jun
Reference Count: 0
The Arts and the Poor: New Challenge for Educators.
Murphy, Judith; Gross, Ronald
Summarized is a seminar on the role of the arts in the education of the disadvantaged. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Program of the U.S. Office of Education and organized by the education director o f the Brooklyn Museum, the conference was oriented toward action projects and programs. Seminar participants discussed art education, the nature of art and the artist, the uses and misuses of art, and the relationship between the artist and the administrator. Also explored were the need for or desirability of systematic research in this area and the issues of program implementation and efforts for the future. The conference participants are listed. An official transcript, entitled "A Seminar on the Role of the Arts in Meeting the Social and Educational Needs of the Disadvantaged," is available from ERIC Document Reproduction Service, National Cash Register Co., 4936 Fairmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20014. (ERIC number ED 011 073). (NH)
Descriptors: Art, Art Activities, Art Education, Art Expression, Artists, Arts Centers, Disadvantaged, Programs, Projects, Seminars
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Catalog No FS 5.237--37016, $.40)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.