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A Tribute to Wyatt Wade (June 28, 1946–February 23, 2024)

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 | Claire Mowbray Golding

Wyatt Wade never taught art. He wasn’t a great student—he only made so-so grades and even managed to get himself kicked out of the University of Texas for a while. He told me he never both ...

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Never a Dull Day: A Tribute to Wyatt Wade

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 | Julian Wade et al.

June 28, 1946–February 23, 2024 Publishing is satisfying because it is a business that sells ideas. In our case . . . we are making a living doing good things for our culture. The people I ...

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The Mission Continues: A New Editor-in-Chief

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 | Nancy Walkup

My first art education article was published in SchoolArts in April 1989, titled “A Guide to Planning an Arts Festival.” I was in my first teaching position, and I clearly remember how exc ...

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Visibility

Tuesday, September 19, 2023 | Julian Davis Wade

An article I recently read offered this advice, “publicly displaying students’ art engages parents, arts education advocates, and the community in conversations about the importance of art ...

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In Memory of Laura H. (Hill) Chapman

Friday, September 3, 2021 | Toni Henneman

Last month we lost a pillar of the art education community and an icon in the Davis family of authors. In celebration of the life of Dr. Laura H. Chapman, please enjoy this abridged letter Marilyn Ste ...

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Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and Advocacy

Thursday, August 19, 2021 | Julian Wade

The 2021/22 Art Advocacy Planner is now available. This year, we bring you articles and lessons concerning art and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL). Following is a message from our President, Julia ...

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Happy National Romance Awareness Month: Jalisco Culture, Ancient Mexico

Thursday, August 12, 2021 | Karl Cole

National Romance Awareness Month? Who even knew this existed? Karl, our Art Historian extraordinaire, that’s who! This month, he’ll be featuring some pretty cool art to celebrate. While th ...

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Disability Pride Month 2021 - Yayoi Kusama

Thursday, July 22, 2021 | Karl Cole

July is Disability Pride Month! As we continue to celebrate this annual observance that promotes the pride felt by people with disabilities, today we share artist Yayoi Kusama. During her long and ...

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Celebrating People with Disability Pride Month

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 | Karl Cole

July is Disability Pride Month! This annual observance is used to promote visibility and mainstream awareness of the positive pride felt by people with disabilities. To celebrate this important month ...

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Happy Juneteenth, 19 June, 2021: Celebrating the newest National Holiday!

Friday, June 18, 2021 | Karl Cole

We know we’re a day early celebrating Juneteenth, but It’s about time! African Americans have been celebrating Juneteenth forever! The movement to make it a federal holiday was spearheaded ...

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