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Obituaries: Walter W. Fee

Description: Newspaper clipping with an obituary of Walter W. Fee, former mayor of Calhoun, Kentucky.
Date: 1993
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

UNT brings museum art into classrooms

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article about the Edward and Betty Marcus foundation awarding almost $80,000 in gifts to North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. The money will be used to reproduce great works of art in Dallas and Fort Worth museums for the use of education tools in local schools.
Date: [1993-05,1993-06]
Creator: In House
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Pilot Point's history beckons to lake visitors

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on Pilot Point and their school district. The article mentions that Pilot Point's local schools are known among the best in the region, meeting the needs of over eight hundred students on three modern campuses. J. Earl Selz High Schools is on of only thirty-three high schools in the nation to offer a computer-assisted program of instruction in physical science department. Gee Junior High School follows an interdisciplinary approach to education. Pilot Point ISD is a pilot art-education program through North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts.
Date: June 1993
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Artworks displayed]

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on artwork by Pilot Point ISD schoolchildren on display at the Delta Kappa Gamma meeting held at the Woman's Club Building in Denton. Bill McCarter, of UNT, presented the program "Impact of the Area on Society: Learning About the Getty Grant," at the exhibition.
Date: September 9, 1993
Creator: The Post-Signal
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Well-rounded educational pie includes the arts

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article written by Renee Schafer about her son, Evan coming home from school enthusiastic about something he learned in music class. It got Schafer thinking about how her son's school district has considered down-sizing their arts department due to funding being low, and most administrators believe art and music is fluff. Schafer challenges this notion by stating that her sons music exercise helped him understand fractions.
Date: April 20, 1993
Creator: Schafer, Renee
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The force behind the Kimbell

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on Kay and Ben Fortson. Kay Carter Forston is president of the private nonprofit foundation that funds and governs the Kimbell, along with her husband independent oilman Ben J. Fortson being the vice president and chief financial officer. During the Kimbell Art Museum's opening in October 1972, they were worried they didn't have enough definitive artwork to fill the museum.
Date: April 11, 1993
Creator: Tyson, Janet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

UNT names dean of new art school

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on Dr. Jack Davis, Regents Professor turned Dean of the newly established College of Visuals Arts. The College of Visual Arts was known to be the Arts department has been redesigned as the School of Visual Arts from the Texas Higher Education Board and Dr. Davis has been appointed dean, subject to approval by the Board of Regents.
Date: June 24, 1993
Creator: Denton Record-Chronicle
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Program trains elementary teachers in Art of Learning

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article about Carolyn Sherburn. Sherburn was the only art specialist at Burton Hill Elementary which was the only Fort Worth school taking part in a project to implement art education throughout the general curriculum. Sherburn along with two other Fort Worth teachers took eighteen weeks of training, where she will in turn teach more than one-hundred teachers from forty-two schools how to implement art education. The article goes into details about how discipline-based art education came in fruition and their goals having an art specialist in every public school.
Date: July 21, 1993
Creator: Deller, Martha
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Davis named first dean of visual arts school

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on Dr. Jack Davis, Regents Professor turned Dean of the newly established College of Visuals Arts. The College of Visual Arts was known to be the Arts department has been redesigned as the School of Visual Arts from the Texas Higher Education Board and Dr. Davis has been appointed dean, subject to approval by the Board of Regents.
Date: July 1, 1993
Creator: Crump, Kacinda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Action is key to Gates

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on Jay Rodney Gates, the Dallas Museum of Art art director who has just sold his house in Seattle and has purchased a new home in Dallas to begin his job at the museum. His first priority is to get the Hamon building open, quoting "You only get to do it once."
Date: August 1, 1993
Creator: Kutner, Janet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Getty Center Sponsors Extensive Art Education Reform Initiate

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on the Getty Center for Education in the Arts organizing one of the largest art education reform effort to be established. The reform program established itself with six institutes, reaching over two-hundred school districts in fifteen states and affecting nearly one million students since 1988. The six art education institutes are listed, along with their quotas.
Date: December 1993
Creator: National Arts Education Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

New dean faces many challenges

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on the School of Visual Arts' Dean, Dr. Jack Davis, arriving to the College with new challenges and ideas. Davis states that he would like to expand on the art curriculum and classes offered at the University, and create more focus within the art history and art education programs.
Date: September 30, 1993
Creator: Herr, Christin
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

New standards being drawn up for art classes

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on discipline-based art education sweeping over public school curriculum's. A coalition of art education associations, which include representatives of visual arts, music and dance, are working on the national standards that would ensure all students get a grounding in fine arts. Art education needs to bee seen as a basic and not a frill.
Date: March 9, 1993
Creator: Holloway, Karel
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Students paint murals for elementary

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on North Texas art students creating two large murals to promote cultural unity and environmentalism at the Robert E. Lee elementary school in Denton. Each mural is on the outside wall surrounding the first-grade reading room, are eight feet long and are covered in environmental and culturally diverse scenes from basic designs drawn by the students.
Date: March 5, 1993
Creator: Reinhardt, Robin
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Foundation makes arts gifts

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring a snippet on Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation gifting $79,855 to North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. The money will be used to produce prints of the great works of art in Dallas and Fort Worth museums to be used as educational tools in schools.
Date: March 9, 1993
Creator: The Dallas Morning News
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Figure that

Description: An newspaper clipping with two photograph images, the first one is Chinese artist, Xiaoze Xie demonstrating Chinese figure painting to the Sam Houston Elementary school. The second image is Cynda Riddle talking with Xie during his demonstration.
Date: March 1, 1993
Creator: Denton Record-Chronicle
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The arts: Children need studies that enrich

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on the education within the public schools, with the arts in question. Children deprived of art are just as deficient in their education as those who are ignorant in math, science and history. Many administrative officials believe that arts and arts education are fluff and use their budgeting elsewhere. However, many organizations in Texas strive to highlight the importance of art and art education by conducting studies and research.
Date: February 12, 1993
Creator: Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Museums wary of becoming relics

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on members of the American Association of Museums worried about their place in the future, after cultural facilities started facing a crisis not only financial but of relevance. Art directors, associates and educators are constantly concerned with the theme of relevance and have thought of new ways to stay relevant in the community. What they are looking towards to reviving the interested in art and art culture is education in the public system teaching the important of art.
Date: May 16, 1993
Creator: Bass, Shermakaye
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Denton-area teachers participated in summer workshops]

Description: A page from the "In House" newsletter, published by the University of North Texas. This page details information on Denton teachers who participated in the summer workshops at the North Texas Institute for Visual Artsm a two-week program to train educators on how art can be incorporated into core subjects.
Date: [1993-10,1993-11]
Creator: In House
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Quality education close to home

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on the University of North Texas. UNT is the fourth largest university in Texas and the largest in North Texas, it is the largest and most comprehensive graduate and research university in the region. The School of Visual Arts is one of the most comprehensive in the country and the largest at a public university, with a faculty of international stature. North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts is one of six institutes in the United States.
Date: January 7, 1993
Creator: News & Times
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Biggers retrospective exhibit set in NTCC's Whatley Center

Description: A newspaper clipping on the Northeast Texas Community College hosting a retrospective exhibition, "John Biggers: A Cultural Legacy," in the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts Gallery from February 5th - 28th. John Biggers is a well respected African-American artist working in the United States, having completed two murals at Hampton University, and two at North Carolina State University.
Date: January 27, 1993
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Artist Emily Jennings teaching first-graders art]

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on artist Emily Jennings teaching a class of first-graders art. The Abilene school district four years ago held an artist residency post with Jennings filling the position where she taught elementary school children art. Jennings role within the school district was boost the elementary school's emphasis on the arts and the success of the program allowed the district to keep Jennings on as an art educator.
Date: March 22, 1993
Creator: Wilson, Anthony
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Schools moving ahead

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on the positive growth of schools in the Pilot Point district. Superintendent John Grigsby says with such grown and improvement in all areas the district is involved in a comprehensive study of future building improvements. The school board hired Dallas architect Bob Osborne to survey the current facilities and make recommendations on improvements to fit the needs of the students, teachers and administrators. Pilot Points ISD success stems from contributing factors such as being a consortium member of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, a group devoted to research and development of discipline-based art education.
Date: February 25, 1993
Creator: The Post-Signal
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Art as education: Reproductions of artwork go to classrooms

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation gifting almost $80,000 to North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts to reproduce famous artwork that are shown in the Dallas and Fort Worth Museums. The money will go directly to producing twenty-five laminated, 18 x 24 foot poster reproductions and is part of the national movement to blend aesthetics, history, criticism and technique in the teaching of arts.
Date: February 26, 1993
Creator: Releford, Michelle
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections