Capsule Review: “The Educational Value of Field Trips”

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Title: “The Educational Value of Field Trips,” plus two related articles: “Supplemental Study: Long-Term Benefits of Field Trips to the Walton Arts Center” and “Methodological Appendix for the Crystal Bridges Experimental Study” Author(s): Jay P. Greene, Brian Kisida and Daniel H. Bowen (“Educational Value of Field Trips”); Jay P. Greene and Brian Kisida (“Supplemental Study”);Read More

[Createquity Reruns] Arts Policy Library: Fusing Arts, Culture and Social Change

(Holly Sidford’s “Fusing Arts, Culture and Social Change” is perhaps the most talked-about arts research publication of the past five years, and Createquity’s take on it went against conventional wisdom in several important ways. This review by Talia Gibas is a great example of the nuance we try to capture when we’re considering what researchRead More

[Createquity Reruns] MASS MoCA and the Revitalization of North Adams

(This week, we’re celebrating the Createquity Arts Policy Library, our collection of in-depth investigations of specific research reports and other publications that have something of interest to say about the arts. Today’s entry highlights a lesser-known study published in 2006 that provides some of the best evidence we’ve amassed to date about the causal relationshipRead More