April 21st // Arts OC’s Creative Edge Lecture: Breakthrough! w/ Sarah Lewis

Arts Orange County’s 6th annual Creative Edge Lecture featuring Sarah Lewis examines what we can all learn from the world’s greatest innovators. During this 90-minute lecture, Sarah Lewis will offer a new understanding of what sparks creative endeavors and illuminate how embracing our so-called failures...

What Letter Should We Add to STEM?

Oct 08, 2014 | 12-part series Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg, Sam Price-Waldman, Nadine Ajaka At this year's Aspen Ideas Festival, we asked a group of academics within some of America's top universities to debate how STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) could be benefitted by another letter....

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...

California, the Arts and the Creative Economy

John M. Eger  For the state that is home to Silicon Valley and high tech invention, to Hollywood and the single largest export in the world: theatrical films, it has always been a mystery why so few dollars were spent on the arts. In fact, the...

Arts Integration Works Says Portland’s “Right Brain Initiative

John M. Eger Director of the Creative Economy Initiative at San Diego State University (SDSU) is also the Van Deerlin Endowed Chair of Communications and Public Policy The study released today tracking student progress over a 5 year period, was conducted by WolfBrown, a leading research and...

Happier Students, HIgher Scores: The role of the arts integration

by Matthew Lync   The arts have always had a secondary place in K-12 learning. If you doubt that statement, think of the first programs to go whenever budget cuts are implemented – music, fine arts and even physical fitness which includes dance. I’ve yet to hear...

Dream Rocket Project on Kickstarter from September 1 – October 10, 2014.

The International Fiber Collaborative (IFC) was formed to create deeper learning experiences through art, collaboration, and cross-curricular themed programming for individuals and their communities. IFC’s current initiative, The Dream Rocket Project (DRP) launched in 2009, is collecting 8,000 works of art that will be stitched...