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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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[Email to Charles C. Francis, June 11, 1998]

Description: Email to Charles C. Francis containing two articles covering the what GOP spokesman Robert Black said about the Log Cabin Republicans of Texas. The first is from the Dallas Morning News and covers Gov. George W. Bush's response to the issue and the second is from the Star Telegram and covers the demonstration that is being planned in response. Some lines are underlined and there is a note at the top that reads "'High Noon' Fort Worth". A fax number is included at the top as well.
Date: June 11, 1998
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["Gay Republicans protest convention treatment" article]

Description: An article from The Dallas Morning News written by Todd J. Gillman. The piece covers the rally held by the Log Cabin Republicans of Texas protesting their unfair treatment from Republican Convention leaders as well as from spokesman Robert Black, who likened the group to the KKK.
Date: June 1998
Creator: Gillman, Todd J.
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[Article "The Fire Next Time", June 20, 1998]

Description: Scan of an article clipping from the 'New York Times' titled "The Fire Next Time" by Frank Rich. The piece covers the words of Reverend Pat Robertson and Republican leaders against gay people. It also mentions the "Rally for Liberty" held by the Log Cabin Republicans of Texas in Fort Worth during the Republican Convention.
Date: June 20, 1998
Creator: Rich, Frank
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