Tagged ‘arts education’

The Positive Impact of Youth-Focused Arts Activities

The Positive Impact of Youth-Focused Arts Activities

by Erin MacKinnon

The correlation between the arts and development in youth is undeniable and with the introduction of a new curriculum in 2015, there has been an increased focus on individualized, inquiry-based learning. More and more, educators are utilizing art to reach students with different learning strengths and to create a dialogue amongst students. “The redesigned curricula are…

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Avoiding Art History?

Avoiding Art History?

by Paul Byron

This is the third contribution from Paul Byron, an artist, art therapist, and educator based out of Toronto.  He will be sharing his stories, and highlights pertaining to the arts and cultural sector. To read more of Paul’s work, head to his personal blog, The Y/X-change. Stay tuned for monthly contributions from Paul.  A lot of…

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Parade of Noises

Parade of Noises

by Jessica Hein

This article is part of a blog series showcasing exemplary projects that speak to Culture Days’ new Cities for People award objectives. The recent introduction of the Cities for People Award to the Culture Days Award program aims to identify and recognize socially and community engaged art and cultural practices/projects that transform civic spaces, public narratives and…