The National Art Education Association has named Doug Blandy, of Eugene, OR, to receive the 2014 NAEA, CEC, VSA Beverly Levett Gerber Special Needs Lifetime Achievement Award. This prestigious award, determined through a peer review of nominations, recognizes an NAEA member whose exemplary lifetime career has made a unique and lasting impact on art education's important role in the lives of people with special needs. The award will be presented at the NAEA National Convention in San Diego, California, March 29-31, 2014.
A free conference designed to give an intimate look at the leadership journey of prominent leaders making a difference will take place Friday, March 7, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in Portland. The half-day, interactive “Exploring the Leadership Path” conference, hosted by the University of Oregon Arts and Administration Program, offers the opportunity to hear from and engage with local arts and culture sector leaders.
The “Museums on Film” series exposes different aspects of contemporary museum theory and practice. This series was organized in conjunction with Phaedra Livingstone’s Museum Theory course and funded by a JSMA Academic Support Grant. The Join us for upcoming programs in this series: Wednesday, April 9, 6 p.m. Museum Hours Wednesday, April 30, 6 p.m., Herb & Dorothy 50x50 Wednesday, May 7, 6 p.m., Objects and Memory Wednesday, May 28, 6 p.m., The New Rijksmuseum Wednesday, June 4, 6 p.m., The Art of the Steal
Exploring the Leadership Path is an interactive half-day conference hosted by the University of Oregon Arts & Administration Program, offering you the opportunity to hear from and engage with local arts and culture sector leaders. This interactive conference is designed to give you an intimate look at the leadership journey of prominent leaders making a difference in their organizations and communities. A full schedule of events is available here.