Mapping and augmenting engagement, learning and cultural citizenship for children undertaking ArtPlay workshops with artists.

Grant number: LP0775023 | Funding period: 2007 - 2011

Completed

Abstract

The project's triple focus on engagement, learning and cultural citizenship will benefit arts and culture provision for children. Public and private art partnerships are multiplying rapidly, with provision, programming and training largely unmonitored. The project supports both partners' aims: 'promote creative capacity of children, and increased access and engagement in the arts' (Melbourne City) and 'improved opportunities in education and the arts through productive links and strengthened partnerships between education and arts' (Australia Council). It is in line with the federal Government's Early Childhood Strategy: 'helping people maximise their potential and achieve good, healthy, lif..

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