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Contemporary Art and Community Partnerships

Course investigates art education as deployed through art organization partnerships with contemporary artists as a means to instigate dialogue with local communities. Topics include social justice, object-based learning, and the broader cultural context surrounding art education. Through critical reading/discussion and site visits, students form an approach to community collaboration and situate themselves within practitioner debates about art’s broader relevance. Literature includes sociology of culture, contemporary art theory, museum education, and museum studies.

Course #
ARVA-GE 2120
Units
3
Term
Spring, Fall
Department