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A Masterful Integration of Art + Ecology

In 2013, the Burren College of Art in Ireland, conferred it's very first Masters of Fine Art in Art & Ecology. How cool is that? This cross-curricular graduate degree is Burren College's newest initiative for enacting it's 20-year mission that includes "an invitation to audacious conversations on issues of global significance." Certainly ecology is globally… Continue reading A Masterful Integration of Art + Ecology

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Grade K-2, Grades 3-5

Adam Had a Great Fall – Big Time Art Restoration for Elementary Classrooms

Remember Humpty Dumpty? Well, the King's horses and men should have taken him to New York City's Museum of Modern Art. Maybe then Humpty could have been put back together again. That's where a team of experts put back together the marble Adam statue created by Tullio Lombardo a very long time ago. After standing… Continue reading Adam Had a Great Fall – Big Time Art Restoration for Elementary Classrooms

High School

Inspiration from Higher Ed: Teaching the Biology of Life with Visual Art and Advanced Architecture*

Can a building be a cross-curricular teaching tool?  It can if it's anything like the new Bioscience building at James Madison University (JMU). The Bioscience building offers a 3-story mural that was created by scientists, artists and architects to celebrate their specialities and to engage students to comingle their study of these areas to expand current knowledge and future career… Continue reading Inspiration from Higher Ed: Teaching the Biology of Life with Visual Art and Advanced Architecture*