The Quiet Evolution: Changing the Face of Arts Education by Brent
Wilson will be available April 9 from the Getty Trust Publications
The Quiet Evolution documents the evolution of art education practice
and theory in the regional professional development institutes sponsored
by the Getty Education Institute. It includes a detailed and richly anecdotal
account of how each professional development institute built its own
unique approach to art education.
Prologue (Vicki Rosenberg, senior program officer, Getty Education
Introduction: The Evaluation of Discipline-Based Art Education Regional
Institute Grant Programs
1 The Evolution of DBAE in the Regional Institute Programs: Creating
Educational Change Communities
2 The DBAE Summer Professional Development Institute: An Art World
Rite of Passage
3 Multiple Forms of DBAE: From Theory to Practice to Theory
4 The Implementation of DBAE in School Districts and Schools
5 Exemplary DBAE Practices in Elementary Schools: Issues and
6 DBAE in Secondary Schools: Issues, Problems, and Exemplary
7 DBAE in Art Museums: Collaborations with Schools
8 The Role of DBAE in Reforming Education
There are numerous photographs.
The book is 276 pages long and costs $25. To order, contact the Getty
Trust Distribution Center, 1-800-223-3431 or 818-778-6943 between 9
a.m. and 5 p.m (PST) or fax 818-779-0051. Shipping is $3 and people in
California pay 8.25% sales tax. The Distribution Center's address is Box
49659, Los Angeles, CA 90049-0659.
We'll be posting the book's executive summary within a few weeks on
As an aside, it was a thrill to be able to meet some of you at the
ArtsEdNet Talk reception at the NAEA conference in New Orleans!
Manager of Publications
Getty Education Institute for the Arts