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Art + Education

The Art + Education program envisions a radical space where contemporary art and social justice education meet. We believe that artist-educators are cultural workers, researchers, public intellectuals, and activists who help us see ourselves and the world in new ways. Our degrees include hands-on experiences in schools, community settings, and the public realm.

Professional Licensure or Certification

MA, Teaching Art, Grades K–12, Initial Certification

With a focus on contemporary art, social justice education, and critical multiculturalism, the MA in Teaching Art, K–12, Initial Certification envisions the artist-educator as cultural worker, intellectual, and activist.

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Professional Licensure or Certification

MA, Teachers of Art, Grades K–12, Professional Certification

Become an artist-educator with the skills to change the landscape of art education, while working toward your professional teaching certification.

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MA, Art, Education, and Community Practice

Join a community of artists, educators, activists, and community organizers working together to create critical art interventions that inspire dialogue and catalyze social change.

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Dipti Desai

Professor of Art and Art Education (On Leave 2019-2020)

Jessica Hamlin

Clinical Assistant Professor of Arts Education

Upcoming Events

Information Session: MA, Art + Education Programs

Steinhardt Department of Art and Art Professions - Information Session: MA, Art + Education Programs

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Online Information Sessions

Learn about Art Education Programs:

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM (EDT)
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 3:30 PM until 4:30 PM (EDT)

Please join us to learn more about the Art+Education Master’s programs.

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Make change around the world. Start your journey and apply for admission now.

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