What could a commitment to arts education for all do for Colorado? How do we measure the impact of art education — and how can this inform practice? Join A+ Colorado, the City of Denver, and CBCA for this free event as we host special guests and hear from both local and national experts on the importance of arts education for all.
4:15 PM – Introductions & Welcome
4:30 PM – Live Performance from Youth on Record
4:45 PM – “Why Art Education?: A Research Perspective” with Sunil Iyengar; Director, Office of Research & Analysis at the National Endowment for the Arts
5:00 PM – Policy Perspectives: The Impact of Arts Education
Panelist Include: Jane R. Best; Director, Arts Education Partnership, Sunil Iyengar; Director, Office of Research & Analysis at the NEA, and others.
6:00 PM – Practice Perspectives: Challenges & Opportunities for Arts Ed in CO
Panelist Include: John-Claude Futrell; Education Director, Redline,
Kristina Bad Hand; Chief Creative Director, áyA Studios LLC + Community Liaison, Indian Education, Jeffco Public Schools, and others.
7:00 PM – Calls To Action + Reception
Moderator – Rick Griffith, Design Director, MATTER