posted by CAA — Sep 26, 2018
African American Artists Are More Visible Than Ever. So Why Are Museums Giving Them Short Shrift?
Since 2008, just 2.4% of all acquisitions and gifts and 7.6% of all exhibitions at thirty prominent American museums have been the work of African American artists, according to new research published by artnet News and In Other Words. (artnet News)
Creativity From the Chaos of Hurricane Maria
One year later, artists in Puerto Rico talk about how the devastation and its aftermath influenced their work. (New York Times)
The Underrepresentation of Latinx Faculty and the Future of Higher Education
Latinx faculty from around the country share how underrepresentation has impacted their work. What will it take to chart a different future in higher education? (Latinx Talk)
Mission Accomplished?: As Mainstream Art Museums Rush to Diversify, What Is the Role of Culturally Specific Museums Working for a Cause?
Culturally specific museums are uniquely positioned in current discussions of equity in the art world. (ARTnews)
How Can You Make Big Classes Feel Smaller?
Emails sent at key moments during the semester are one strategy to help personalize large lectures. (Chronicle of Higher Education)
Why Your Doctor May Be Prescribing Art Classes in the Future
A recent UK study found that 66% of doctors believe the arts have a positive role to play in the prevention of illness. (Artsy)