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ERIC Number: ED444916
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jun
Pages: 77
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Art of Learning: A Guide to Outstanding North Carolina Arts in Education Programs.
Herman, Miriam L.
The Arts in Education programs delineated in this guide complement the rigorous arts curriculum taught by arts specialists in North Carolina schools and enable students to experience the joy of the creative process while reinforcing learning in other curricula: language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, and physical education. Programs include: Everyone Is Learning (MUSE Program, Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County); Reading and Writing between the Lines (Literacy through Art, Asheville Art Museum); I Know It Will Happen (Literacy through Photography, Center for Documentary Studies); We Are Our Stories (Charlotte Young Playwrights' Festival; Children's Theatre of Charlotte); A Bridge from the Past to the Future (History in the Making, Durham Magnet Center); Constructing a Dream (Head Start Village, Hiddenite Center); Writing--from Physics to Physical Education (Writing across the Curriculum, Mars Hill College); Fifth Grade Archeologists (Deciphering and Investigating Great Societies, Mint Museum of Art); I Have a Future No One Can Take Away from Me (Earth Quilt, North Carolina School for the Deaf); Standing (and Dancing) Room Only (Let the Cultures Speak, Public Schools of Robeson County); Celebrating the Value of Joy (Rural Outreach Arts Program, Sawtooth Center for Visual Art); Healing Arts (Arts in Healing, United Arts Council of Raleigh/Wake County); Quintet-in-Residence (Bolton Project, Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Symphony); After School Programs (Science and Symphony, Raleigh Symphony Orchestra; Edgemont Arts Program, Edgemont Community Center); Summer Youth Programs (Artiva, Arts Council Winston-Salem/Forsyth County; Opera Camp, Greensboro Opera Company); Programs Emphasizing Cultural Diversity (Hmong Documentary Project, Light Factory Photographic Arts Center; Cultural Connections, North Carolina Consortium on Indian Education); Arts Education Planning (Community-Based Task Force on the Arts, United Arts Council of Gaston County); Teacher Training (Urgency of Teaching Art, Penland School of Crafts); and Lessons Learned. Contains a resource list. (BT)
North Carolina Arts Council, Department of Cultural Resources, Raleigh, NC 27601-2807; Tel: 919-733-7897; Fax: 919-715-5406; E-mail:; Web site: (
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Arts Council, Raleigh.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina