Over the course of one week, 15 middle and high school students visited people and places related to the legacy of the civil rights movement in Tallahassee. We spent the week making art in response to our visit, while reflecting on the legacy of the civil rights movement and youth activism, today
We spoke to activists who participated in the first Woolworth lunch counter sit-in in Tallahassee, including Gloria Anderson and Bernice Presley.
And, we spoke to contemporary artists: Adreenah Wynn, Cosby Hayes, and Sarah painter.
Team: Dr. Rachel Fendler, Dr. Sara Scott Shields, Danielle Henn (Doctoral Candidate), Brie Medina (Graduate Assistant)
Funding: FSU's Council on Research and Creativity providing funding through the Arts & Humanities Program Enhancement Grant and the Committee on Faculty Research Support
Book: Developing a Curriculum Model for Civically Engaged Art Education Engaging Youth through Artistic Research. (2023). Sara Scott Shields & Rachel Fendler. READ
Presentation: Developing a Curriculum Model for Civically Engaged Art Education Engaging Youth through Artistic Research. (2023). Sara Scott Shields & Rachel Fendler. VIEW
Article: #thefutureisnow: A Model for Civically Engaged Art Education.
Art Education. (2020). Rachel Fendler, Sara Scott Shields & Danielle Henn. READ
Article: A Vision of Civically Engaged Art Education: Teens as Arts-Based Researchers.
Studies in Education. (2020). Sara Scott Shields, Rachel Fendler & Danielle Henn. READ
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