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Aesthetics In Our Time

Description: An article, "Aesthetics In Our Time," by Kay Wilson for Trends, Spring of 1998. Wilson is a doctoral candidate at the University of North Texas and has written this article on the technical terminology aesthetics and how it was used throughout history. As such, Alexander Baumgarten first used aesthetics in 1744 to mean "science of the beautiful." Aesthetics in today's culture is concerned with the questions in addition to the traditional question of beauty.
Date: Spring 1998
Creator: Wilson, Kay
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

University of North Texas Recieves $625,000 Getty Grant for Arts Education

Description: An article written about the University of North Texas receiving a matching grant fund from the Getty Center for Education in the Arts to help them with the education reform program. Collaborating with UNT on the project are the Amon Carter Museum, Dallas Museum of Arts, Kimbell Art Museum, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, the Greater Denton Arts Council, the Texas Education Agency, the Texas Commission on the Arts and independent school districts of Fort Worth, Hurst-Euless-Bedford, Plano, Denton and Pilot Point. The consortia's goal is to give higher arts education to elementary and secondary school children, so that they will be life-long admirers and contributors to the arts.
Date: [1990..]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

UNT to work with six Metroplex elementary schools in national arts experiment designed to boost achievement

Description: An information release document in regards to six metroplex elementary schools plus thirty other schools nationwide were selected to participate as Arts Partner Schools in a $15 million experiment to reform education. The six schools will work with art educators at the University of North Texas, announced this month by the Annenberg Foundation, the Getty Education Institute for the Arts and the National Arts Education Consortium.
Date: March 27, 1997
Creator: LeMay, Nancy C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Picturing DBAE

Description: Picturing DBAE by Nancy W. Reynolds, William McCarter and Jack Davis members of the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. The document details the instructional approach to art known as discipline-based art education, and how NTIEVA works to integrate DBAE content into the school curriculum. DBAE is comprised of found foundational art disciplines, art production, art history, art criticism and aesthetics. Discipline-based art education is a trial and error teaching methods and has taken experimentation and research to understand its importance. The document goes into details about understanding each of the four components to the discipline essentials.
Date: [1991..]
Creator: Reynolds, Nancy; McCarter, William, 1939- & Davis, Donald Jack
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

A Focus On Art Museum / School Collaborations

Description: A newsletter written by Nancy Berry, an associate Professor of Art Education and Art History and Area Coordinator for Art Education / Visual Arts Studies at the University of North Texas, for Art Education, titled "A Focus On Art Museum / School Collaborations." Berry's article questions why it is important for school children to learn work of art from the museum environment and explores the nature of art museums / school collaborations to shed light on the questions.
Date: March 1998
Creator: Berry, Nancy
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Article -- Discipline-Based Art Education: Getting the Big Picture]

Description: Photocopy of the cover and table of contents for the 1991 issue of ReSource as well as an article on Discipline-Based Art Education. It discusses the approaches of Dr. William McCarter and Dr. Jack Davis, two art educators who want to use art to enrich the learning experience for children and their program, the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts.
Date: Autumn 1991
Creator: Read, Hill Patterson, III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Immigrant Experience in Art Museum

Description: A newsletter written by Rebecca Arkenberg, a museum educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, for Trends, 1998. The article is titled, "The Immigrant Experience in an Art Museum," and focuses on the immigrant culture surrounding acquired objects and artwork. Arkenberg writes of her grandfather's travels from Sweden to America, and how he had brought with him a knife, and questions why things have sentimental, monetary or practical value to be brought over with him.
Date: Spring 1998
Creator: Arkenberg, Rebecca
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Art education and the many-sided development of the young man

Description: An article, Art education and the many-sided development of the young man by Liliana Stefanova. Stefanova writes in her confidence that the noble mission of an international organization like INSEA, International Society for Education through Art ideals are invaluable importance to the future.
Date: [1989..]
Creator: Stefanova, Liliana
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Art Expression, Art Skills, and Continued Artistic Development of Children

Description: An article, Art Expression, Art Skills, and Continued Artistic Development of Children by Michael Day. Literature in the field of Art Education has distinguished to three domains of art learning, critical domain which refers to the individuals response to art, the making of critical judgement and the ability to discus art with others. The cultural or historical domain, refers to the knowledge and understanding that surround a work of art within the milieu. The productive domain, refers to the making of art objects. Day's article, he'll focuses on the productive domain and the creative mediums of artwork.
Date: [1989..]
Creator: Day, Michael
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Double Vision: The Art of Hung Liu

Description: An article, "Double Vision: The Art of Hung Liu," by Nancy Walkup Reynolds, for Trends, Spring of 1998. Reynolds is a Project Coordinator for the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, University of North Texas, and has written this article on contemporary artist Hung Liu. Liu, born in China but now resides in the United States appropriate images from historical photographs to create paintings and mix media installations that expresses her bicultural perspective.
Date: Spring 1998
Creator: Reynolds, Nancy
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Annenberg Foundation awards $1.43 million school reform grant to UNT arts consortium

Description: A news release report, on North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, one of the six recipients nationally of a $4.3 million challenge grant announced by the Annenberg Foundation. The grant goal is to reform public schools using a bold program of arts education. The grant will provide $1.43 million for UNT"s North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts to demonstrate how education in the arts can improve students.
Date: April 15, 1996
Creator: LeMay, Nancy
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Improving Student Performance through the Arts

Description: A online magazine, Principal Magazine, The National Association of Elementary School Principals, serving all elementary and middle school principals. The article titled, "Improving Student Performance through the Arts," was written by Russ Chapman, a principal of Shady Brook Elementary school, one of the consortia schools involved with North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. Chapman writes that he began his career in elementary school over twenty-five years ago and he never centered his mind that arts education could become a powerful tool for boosting academic performance. Chapman's' article details the comprehensive art education ideas and how it was introduced and implemented.
Date: March 1998
Creator: Principal Magazine
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Annenberg Foundation A National Arts Education Consortium Getty Center for Education In The Arts

Description: Press information, on the Annenberg Foundation, announcing their latest series of grants towards arts education. A $4.3 million challenge grant to six regional institutes to show how the arts can boost student academic achievements. The foundation is working with the Getty Center for Education and their consortia which includes, North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts.
Date: April 15, 1996
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation award $225,000 to visual arts institute]

Description: A press release about the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation awarding $225,000 in grants to North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. The first payment of the three-year grant has already been paid for a total of $60,000, the foundation will give the institute an additional $75,000, January 1993 and the final $90,000 in January 1994. North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts is made of a consortia of school districts in the metroplex, museums and art councils whose primary goals it to provide intensive training in discipline-based art education and implementation in the schools curriculum.
Date: December 1991
Creator: Guest, Charlotte Menger
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

["A Question of Loyalty" article, March 13, 2001]

Description: An article, written by Chris Bull for the LGBT magazine "The Advocate", that covers the Republican Unity Coalition, Log Cabin Republicans, and their members' responses to the new Bush administration. On the second page is an advertisement for a new movie.
Date: March 13, 2001
Creator: Bull, Chris
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

["Bush Says He Won't Hesitate to Appoint Gays to Jobs" article, April 14, 2000]

Description: An article, written by Terry M. Neal for The Washington Post, that covers the then presidential candidate George W. Bush's opinion and policy surrounding gay and lesbian workers and applicants. The piece notes the work Bush's campaign group did in the lead-up to his meeting with the Log Cabin Republicans and cites Bush's previous interviews and stances on the topics.
Date: April 14, 2000
Creator: Neal, Terry M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

["A friend indeed?" article, June 8, 1999]

Description: An article, written by Chris Bull for The Advocate, about hopes for George W. Bush's future actions and policies on gay and lesbian rights. It highlights Bush's friendship with Charles C. Francis and includes the words of other activists and people interested in the topic.
Date: June 8, 1999
Creator: Bull, Chris
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Granada, The Garden of Allah

Description: Article written by Carl Compton about his experiences at The Garden of Allah in Granada.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Compton, Carl Benton
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Page from The Art Digest]

Description: A page from The Art Digest about the 44th Annual Exhibition Denver Art Museum which mentions Compton's woodcarving, Juju.
Date: August 1, 1938
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Modern Art and How to Look at It

Description: Article written by Carl Compton, called Modern Art and How to Look at It.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Compton, Carl Benton
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Crowned Rulers Witness Climax of Love Match

Description: United Press newspaper clippings about the marriage of Princess Marie José of Belgium and Crown Prince Umberto II of Italy. The article is written by United Press Staff Correspondent, Thomas B. Morgan.
Date: 19uu
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Esthetic Value of the Mayan Reliefs of the Old Empire

Description: "The Esthetic Value of the Mayan Reliefs of the Old Empire" by Salvador Toscano. The backside of the article is curriculum for teaching first and secondary art education.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Toscano, Salvador
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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