Art in the News

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BU talk shows how 'Visual Thinking Strategy' can help guide future medicine practitioners

Arts and science are sometimes thought to be on opposite ends of the spectrum of creativity. www.dailyfreepress.com

Arts education is a must for future generations

Art is a place where students can play with aesthetics and make beautiful objects, paintings and drawings. www.shine.on

Education. Innovation. Art, Justice and Prison Reform

In Western Australia, in the small dusty town of Coolgardie, I am listening to a man share his experience of his recent return from prison to society after 32 years. He explains how he built hope in prison by teaching art to his fellow inmates and how artmaking builds bridges from incarceration to society. www.sandiego.edu

How the Arts Benefit Your Children Academically and Behaviorally

Often underfunded in the past, the arts are gaining a resurgence in support as research show benefits for children academically, along with improvements in behavior and attendance. www.publicschoolreview.com

How the arts can improve mental health, especially during the pandemic

In more normal times, it may be intuitive that participating in the arts can make you happier...www.bloomberg.org

The art of medical observation

It is a Monday afternoon in a Trinity College seminar room and 12 first-year college medical students are being shown an image...www.irishtimes.com

Why Science Needs Art

Art is a powerful tool for telling a scientific story. with many scientific fields dealing with the strangest of the animal kingdom-like creatures with a handful of eyes and bodies so different from our own-art can help us experience these hard-to-imagine parts of the natural world and shed light on new scientific discoveries. www.smithsonianmag.com

Patchwork-Style Animal Murals Raise Awareness of Endangered Species Around the World

The animal kingdom is filled with fascinating species of all shapes and sizes. However, many of these creatures are facing endangerment and even extinction due to the devastating effects of climate change. That is why one artist is using his creative talents to spread awareness for these vulnerable species. https://mymodernmet.com

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