February 16, 2011:
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Book Review: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Reinventing the arts and arts education is not just about new business models. In the collection, there are punchy essays about the way art school students are graded, why contemporary dance is losing its expressive power, and why 21st-century arts educators should teach computer programming…. Although much of the book is dedicated to expressing frustration with the status quo, there is a high level of optimism about the future. That optimism is grounded in a faith that technology can be used much more creatively; that nonprofit and for-profit business models can be successful; and that Gen Xers and Millennials are going to get their art fix with or without established arts organizations…. 20Under40 puts new ideas from younger professionals on the table. Now the question is: Who will pick them up?
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