Art Education and Contemporary Culture (Book)

Irish Experiences, International Perspectives

Edited by Gary Granville

Using Ireland as a model, Art Education and Contemporary Culture offers a comprehensive treatment of art education in primary and secondary schools, institutions of higher education, cultural institutions and the diverse communities they serve. Gary Granville has brought together a diverse group of eminent art educators who, together, lay out the opportunities and challenges of art practice while paying close attention to relevant national policy. Rounding out the discussion are essays that locate the challenges and innovations of art education from in international perspective.

Category: Visual Arts


Gary Granville is Professor of Education at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. He was formerly Assistant Chief Executive of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) in Ireland. His research interests and publications are in the fields of education policy, art and design education, curriculum and assessment policy and educational evaluation. His edited book Art Education and Contemporary Culture: Irish Experiences and International Perspectives was published by Intellect in 2012. His most recent book Dublin 1913: Lockout and Legacy was published in 2013 by O’Brien Press.

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