When someone asks me why the arts are important to learning, I usually respond by describing my own experience in using the arts to excite learners. One such experience follows. Here is the scene: A narrow, windowless room in an urban middle school, with twelve desks and twelve teenage bodies that don’t quite fit sitting in them. Read More →
Posts by Catherine Rubin
Recently I visited the Denver Art Museum and had an experience that has stayed with me. It was the Red, White and Bold: Masterworks of Navajo Design, 1840-1870 exhibition of Navajo chief blankets. An arresting… Read More →
I just came back from a two-day staff retreat at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest. A lovely setting with 14,000 acres of woods, meadows and forest land festooned with art installations. Read More →
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