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Art Education: Power, Privilege, and Equity Resources for Art Education

This guide is intended to provide information, resources, and historical context for teachers who want to address issues of power, privilege, and equity in their classroom.

About This Guide

When everyone in the classroom, teacher and students, recognizes that they are responsible for creating a learning community together, learning is at its most meaningful and useful. - bell hooks


Pre-service teachers identify places of influence. Image credit: Adriane Pereira.

This guide is intended to provide information, resources, and historical context for teachers who want to address issues of power, privilege, and equity in their classroom. The guide has been assembled by Vanessa Lopez, Adriane Pereira, and Shyla Rao -- all faculty in MICA's nationally recognized Teaching (MAT) program -- with the help of liaison librarian, Siân Evans, Digital Initiatives Librarian, Jenny Ferretti, and Research Assistant, Hannah Ireland.

Please feel free to reach out to Siân Evans to schedule a one-on-one research consultation, or ask basic questions about library use!

Decker Library at the Maryland Institute College of Art | Location: 1401 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore, MD 21217 | Mailing: 1300 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore, MD 21217

Research Help: 410-225-2273 / refer@mica.edu | General Questions: 410-225-2272 / circ@mica.edu

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