Modern Connections-Art and Our Schools, An Evening at the Modern

  • October 24, 2013 5:30 PM

Modern Connections
Art and Our Schools
An Evening at the Modern

Please join fellow administrators and educators for an evening that highlights and celebrates the importance and benefits of arts education in our schools.

Thursday, October 24, 2013
5:30 pm–8:30 pm

With a special presentation by renowned educator Lois Hetland at 6 pm.

Event Features:

-Light refreshments

-Special performances by the Paschal High School Jazz Band

-Students as teachers in the galleries

-Exhibitions on view: Selections from the Permanent Collection and México Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990

Lois Hetland, Ed.D, is Professor of Art Education at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design and Senior Research Affiliate at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education.  A co-author of Studio Thinking: The Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education, Lois recently contributed to a collaborative research project—“The Qualities of Quality: Excellence in Arts Education and How to Achieve It.” Trained in music and visual arts, Lois was an elementary and middle school classroom teacher for 17 years.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact or call 817.840.2141.