Art Education as Youth Empowerment

According to Artists Working in Education (AWE), all young people and schools need art education. Art education works to grow creativity, imagination, personal voice and confidence, and curiosity. Program founder Barbara Manger will speak about the power & importance of youth making art and staff members will talk about how AWE is working to support communities in the City of Milwaukee through their art programs in and outside of the classroom. When youth are empowered to make art, they find their own way of looking and the world and the confidence to speak their mind. Art education is a crucial part of democratizing our schools and our communities. A lively discussion to follow AWE’s presentation.

Date: 
August 25, 2011 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

Location

Madison College (MATC-Downtown Campus)
211 N Carroll St D338
Session type: 
Panel
Speaker(s): 
Barbara Manger
Speaker(s): 
Mary Osmundsen
Speaker(s): 
Reanna Ottoson

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