Public Forum: Arts education with a difference: how to highlight the social and educational value of the arts ?
Most arts education programmes in town emphasize skill-based training and focus on students’ achievement in graded examinations. However, the arts education programmes founded by our two speakers highlight on the social and education value of the arts. The Music Children Foundation offers free music lessons to underprivileged children in Sham Shui Po and aims to nurture their confidence, sense of responsibility and team spirit. Rooftop Institute invites Asian and local artists to conduct artistic research and discussions on contemporary social and cultural issues. It strives to broaden the international perspective of local youngsters through their engagement with Asian artists.
The speakers will share with us the rationale behind their vision, the challenges they face and the impact they are making, as well as how they equip themselves to realize their dreams.
Date: 24 April 2017 (Monday)
Time: 19:00 – 21:00
Venue: Music Children Foundation (G/F, 9 Arran Street, Prince Edward, Kowloon | 5 minutes walk from C2 Exit of Prince Edward Station)
Duration: Around 1.5 hrs
Medium: Cantonese (No SI service)
Information session of EMA(AME) programme
Executive Master of Arts in Arts Management and Entrepreneurship [EMA(AME)] programme is specially designed for in-service arts/cultural managers from Hong Kong and the region who have typically five years of managerial experience. Since 2014, we have connected experienced cultural managers from seven cities.
Cultural entrepreneurship courses are offered in conjunction with Goldsmiths, University of London with incoming professors from Goldsmiths.
Duration: Around 30 minutes
Medium: Cantonese & English (No SI service)
Online registration: https://www.art-mate.net/?a=doc&id=46242
Co-presented by Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association and the Department of Cultural and Creative Arts, The Education University of Hong Kong.
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