NYU Steinhardt

Art Education in Alternative Settings: Museums, Community Based and Experimental Spaces

  • Course Number: ARTED-GE 2276
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 3
  • Description: This course examines theoretical issues & educational practices as they are implemented in non-school settings, specifically museums, alternative arts venues, & community-based organizations. The course provides an introduction to a range of art education in programs in the above settings. Pedagogical theories relevant to the implementation of art education in programs in these settings are discussed. Course topics include exploration of traditional & innovative modes of teaching art, the history of museums, & the emergence & role of contemporary community-based organizations & alternative art venues in education.
  • Old Course Number: E92.2276