Arts Education Special Collection (Archived)

Jul 29, 2021
  • Description

The arts education special collection was available as a searchable online collection at from 2008 until 2021. A bibliography detailing the contents of the collection is available to download. Titles continue to be accessible via

Collection title: Arts Education Special Collection

Collection URL:

Availability: 2008-2021

Title count: 164 titles

Creator: IssueLab, a service of Foundation Center

Photo credit: "Arles in Black 2013" ( by x1klima ( licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0.

Description: In recent years many school districts have had to restructure their arts curriculums to meet the growing emphasis on standards that is central to most school reform. This unique collection  is meant to assist educators, policymakers, grantmakers and other stakeholders by focusing on the potential benefits of arts education for students and communities alike, and providing examples of creative ways school districts are handling their constraints.

Themes: Classroom Examples; Community Outcomes; Funding Trends; Program Models; Student Outcomes