The drive to 'engage' patrons with gadgets strips museums of their innate wonder.
We shouldn't value arts education on the basis that it has social or economic benefits, but because it expands the mind and soul.
The Art Everywhere plan to plaster art on UK billboards is more about public relations than public art.
ESSAY: Too many in the UK cultural sector seek to defend arts education in terms that have nothing to do with art.
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The movement to make museums the focus for work around social justice and human rights can only undermine their main purpose: the curation and display of objects.
Some claim the media make children fat and violent; others argue the media can help to make children more socially responsible. Both sides should get a grip.
The authorities’ attempts to reinvent and ‘remix’ citizenship ignore the real problem.
Why are kids' online antics seen as the key to reviving democracy?
A new survey suggests that kids are pretty savvy when it comes to dealing with the perils of the web.