Case Study: Peace in the Streets: Violence Prevention Through the Arts

Track
Education Audience Research & Evaluation
Start Day and Time
Sunday May 7 1:45-2:15 p.m.
Venue and Meeting Room
261 America's Center
Description
This session will focus on violence prevention and mediation through in-school arts-based education programs. Participants will be introduced to several education programs that the Bronx Museum of the Arts has created to address local violence, including a series of anti-gun violence programs for middle and high school students. Participants will also learn how the museum has integrated Augusto Boal's Theatre of the Oppressed trust and team-building exercises into education programs ranging from elementary to adult.

Education, Audience Research & Evaluation track generously supported by the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Learner Outcome
  1. Learn how the Bronx Museum's education department has created school partnerships that focus on violence prevention and mediation.
  2. Learn how the museum has integrated Augusto Boal's Theatre of the Oppressed exercises into a wide variety of education programs.
  3. Learn about specific anti-gun violence programs carried out by the museum with middle and high school students in the Bronx.
Speakers
Presenter: 
Patrick Rowe
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
School and Community Partnerships Manager
Organization: 
Bronx Museum of the Arts
Bio
Patrick Rowe is an artist and educator based in the Bronx, NY. He is currently School and Community Partnerships Manager at the Bronx Museum of the Arts were he oversees a wide variety of social justice based education programs. He also teaches graduate education courses at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. Patrick holds an MFA in Printmaking and an MS in Art and Design Education from Pratt Institute.