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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 14, 1997
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ART EDUCATION
AND VISUAL LITERACY
The Active Eye, an international symposium on art education and visual
literacy, will be held September 19-20, 1997 during the Rotterdam Festival,
a multidisciplinary and citywide festival.
Organized by the Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum and the National Institute
for Photography in the Netherlands, the symposium will focus on the
international situation in the field of art education and visual literacy
and discuss this in relation to museum practice.
The projects and theories presented during these two days will serve as
points for discussion-How does the new art education differ from that of
the sixties and seventies? What are the consequences for art education of
the changed views about art? What role can the museum play in improving
For more information contact Marloes van Dommele, Boijmans Van Beuningen
Museum, Postbus 2277, 3000 CG Rotterdam on weekdays: tel +31 10 4419 473,
FAX +31 10 4360 500, e-mail bvbrdam or Maartje van den
Heuvel, NFI, Witte de Withstraat 63, 3012 BN Rotterdam: tel +31 10 2132
011, FAX +31 10 4143 465, e-mail 100423.2306
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