The Arts and Passion-Driven Learning
Cambridge, MA: August 7–9, 2013
Presented in collaboration with the Harvard Graduate School of Education
Join educators and artists from a variety of backgrounds to deepen your understanding of how learning takes place in and through the arts. Examine the roles of engagement, connections, collaborations and communities in learning, and consider issues of access and quality in the arts.
The program will open with a plenary session with cellist and Silk Road Project Artistic Director Yo-Yo Ma and a concert by the Silk Road Ensemble.
Harvard faculty members, artists from the Silk Road Ensemble, and artist-educators specializing in arts integration will lead a variety of sessions to explore and analyze what passion-driven learning looks like in arts-integrated settings.
Participants will engage in arts experiences led by the Silk Road Ensemble, classroom practice workshops, panel discussions and small group sessions during this two-and-a-half day institute.
Who Should Attend
- Classroom teachers, particularly at the middle school level, arts specialists and school administrators
- Artists, teaching artists and arts administrators
Now Accepting Applications
For additional information, see our Arts Education Institute page.
Registration is open at Programs in Professional Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
15th-Anniversary Concert at Carnegie Hall
October 16, 2013 – 8 p.m.
The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma
In celebration of our 15th anniversary, the Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma will perform a special concert at Carnegie Hall, featuring music from around the world, including three New York premieres.
Tickets at Carnegie Hall
North America West Coast Tour and Residencies
October 20 – November 1, 2013
The Silk Road Ensemble
The Silk Road Ensemble will tour the West Coast and conduct residencies at universities along the way. Look for details on dates and venues here in the coming months.