Learning and the Arts: Crossing Boundaries

Learning and the Arts: Crossing Boundaries

Grantmakers in the Arts has published Learning and the Arts: Crossing Boundaries (34 pages, PDF), the proceedings of a meeting held in Los Angeles in January 2000. Organized by the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the J. Paul Getty Trust, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the meeting brought together researchers, practitioners, and policymakers to explore the value philanthropy can add to education and child development by integrating the arts into schools and non-school programs for children and youth. Topics discussed in the report include "Ten Lessons the Arts Teach," "Practitioners on Effective Partnerships," "Reframing Arts in Education," and "Researchers' Prspectives on Emerging Best Practices."