CEMREL Aesthetic Education Program Administrative Files, 1967-82 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 10/10/103
Volume: 36.0 cubic feet
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Description: CEMREL Aesthetic Education Program Administrative subject file includes correspondence memoranda, minutes of meetings, conference proceedings, budgets, workplans, organization charts, goal statements, and press releases relating to program administration, personnel, dissemination of aesthetic education program materials, coordination of cooperative projects with Aesthetic Education Learning Centers, American Research Institute for the Arts, Asia Society, cooperative research and development projects in the midwest and with St. Louis area institutions including Oak Knoll Museum, Webster College, and CASA; state departments of education, local boards of education, and individual schools and teachers regarding tests of curricular materials and research projects on arts and humanities education. This series also includes proposals, and progress and final reports to federal agencies and private foundations which supported CEMREL's aesthetic education work, including U.S. Office of Education, National Institute of Education (NIE), National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), National Endowment for the Humanities, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Edward John Noble Foundation, John D. Rockefeller 3rd Fund. Correspondents include Ward Robinson, Stanley Madeja, Bernard Rosenblatt, Nadine Myers, and Martin Engel (NIE). Projects focused on examination of elements of arts and aesthetics; the artistic processes of writing, acting, composing, conducting, dancing, storytelling, and critiquing; architecture; "artists in residence;" relationship of aesthetic education to overall cognitive development; art in public places; and community, ethnic, and historical components of arts and humanities education.