Education and the Arts

A vision for the future of culture and the arts must emphasize the importance of learning through culture and arts experiences.

Recent updates:

  • Tony Grybowski, former CEO of the Australia Council for the Arts, identified the importance of arts in education in his opinion piece reflecting on his time at the Australia Council – Tony Grybowski, ‘On building cathedrals: reflecting on my time as Australia Council CEO’, ArtsHub.

  • Ted Snell: ‘For Australia to compete in this marketplace, visual acuity, visual literacy and the ability to communicate visually must be recognised as an equally fundamental skill to those of language and numeracy’ – Ted Snell, ‘Why an education in visual arts is the key to arming students for the future’, The Conversation.