AoSL’s Innovation Launch

When: Oct. 16 Where: Balboa Park Grand Ballroom Join us in our continued support of The Art of Science Learning at their San Diego Innovation Launch event on October 16. Celebrate and learn along side of AoSL's Incubator for Innovation teams that have developed innovative projects addressing...

San Diego Youth Symphony! STEAM Leader!

Spotlight on the Community Opus Project Until a few years ago, San Diego’s Chula Vista Elementary School District (CVESD) had no music program to speak of: the school district had cut music education from most of its 45 schools, and no longer employed a full-time music...

VOTE for us before Sept. 5! STEAM session at SXSWedu

. - See more at: http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/37466#sthash.Z9MpCPvj.dpuf Saura Naderi lit up the TEDxSanDiego stage wearing an illuminated sign that spelled out her name. She proceeded to dazzle us with her efforts to instill inner-city girls with a joy for engineering by "packaging the hard stuff with fun...

Let’s hear it for STEAM – not just STEM – education

Source Link: http://nbclatino.com/2013/06/19/lets-hear-it-for-steam-not-just-stem-education/ Let’s hear it for STEAM – not just STEM – education by Monica Olivera 10:42 am on 06/19/2013 There has been a lot of talk over the last couple of years about the importance of STEM education. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics play a critical role in...

How Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring has shaped 100 years of music

Source: George Benjamin http://tinyurl.com/pl6xhxr A section of a facsimile of Stravinsky’s manuscript for Rite of Spring, which was published this year to mark the centenary The Rite of Spring was a revolutionary work for a revolutionary time. Its first performance in Paris, exactly 100 years ago on Wednesday, was...

Becoming Indispensable

Posted May 15th, 2013 by Basma El Husseiny Source: http://www.artsjournal.com/fieldnotes/2013/05/becoming-indispensable/ While articulating the value of what arts organizations offer to society in specific quantitative terms is necessary and important, most people will not be able to see the connection between these terms and the change they would like to happen...

Taking Note: Varieties of Research Networking

Source: http://artworks.arts.gov/?p=16774 By Sunil Iyengar, NEA Director of Research & Analysis Networking by flickr user jairoagua Earlier this year, the ever-prolific Barry Hessenius asked some of us in arts research to take part in a weeklong round of interviews for his blog at WESTAF. Reading that exchange, I was struck by how...

Saudi artist plans Arab state’s first artist-run foundation

Source: http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Saudi-artist-plans-Arab-states-first-artistrun-foundation/29350 Amen Art Foundation will support emerging artists and encourage art education By Gareth Harris. Web only Published online: 29 April 2013 Abdulnasser Gharem with one of his stamp works The Saudi conceptual artist Abdulnasser Gharem plans to set up the Arab state's first artist-run foundation in Riyadh in light...