art education

Celestia Morgan: Catalyst for Social Change

The positive words Celestia Morgan tells her students sound like an affirmation for her own future: “You have the power to change your own community for the better and art can be a catalyst for social change.” The camera is alumna Celestia Morgan’s way of exploring, exposing and changing her world, from racist housing practices

Paul R. Jones Museum ‘Inspires’ Schoolchildren

The Paul R. Jones Museum presents Inspired, a collaboration between Woodland Forrest Elementary School and the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art, open now through February 22, 2019. An opening reception is February 1st from 5:30-7:30 p.m. There will be a music performance at 6:30 p.m. The Paul R. Jones Museum is located at

180 Art Teachers Converge on UA for Annual Meeting

In November, more than 180 art teachers from across the state converged on the UA Department of Art and Art History for a one-day dawn to dusk conference to exchange ideas about teaching art to Alabama’s K-12 students. Members of the Alabama Art Education Association held their annual conference Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at the