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In addition to working with over 1500 New York City public school students annually, Learning Through Art is dedicated to serving the field of arts education as a whole by conducting research that examines the skills students acquire when they discuss and produce art in a thoughtful, sustained way. LTA has been the recipient of two U.S. Department of Education Arts in Education Model Development and Dissemination (AEMDD) grants, for the years 2002–10, and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts – Learning in the Arts for Children and Youth programs for 2011–13. In addition LTA was the focus of a study administered by students of the Creativity and Cognition Practicum at Columbia Teachers College in 2007.
We invite you to read more about our research efforts below, and welcome you to contact us with any questions.
Teaching Literacy Through Art, 2002–06
A study of how LTA impacts literacy and critical-thinking skills. More
The Art of Problem Solving, 2006–10
A study of how LTA impacts problem-solving skills. More
Facilitating Creativity Study, 2007
A study of the relationship between LTA and creativity. More