Art in Education: A Curriculum Planning Guide is the first publication of the California College of the Arts (CCA) Teaching Institute. It is produced by CCA’s Center for Art and Public Life.
The guide provides sample curricula and case studies grown from partnerships with Bay Area schools, artists, and educators. The curricula are aligned with California visual-arts standards and respond to the wake-up call provided by the 2007 research report An Unfinished Canvas by SRI International, which revealed numerous arts-learning inequities and shortfalls in state schools. Our guide addresses the pressing need for professional development resources. We are pleased to make it widely available to educators and artists who are working to advance engaging, socially and culturally relevant arts-learning experiences for all students.
Funding from the Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation to foster and disseminate an understanding of successful curricular approaches made possible the development of the curricula includ…
In the Fall semester of 2016, CCA Faculty Kari Marboe and Capp Street Project Archive Curator Jennine Scarboro teamed up for the Upper Division Interdisciplinary Studio (UDIST) course Activate Archive: Capp Street Project. During the class students were introduced to the CSP Archive, researched the process, intention,and realization of projects sponsored by CSP and used their research to inspire their own new collaborative and individual site-specific works. The course culminated in a campus exhibition In CCA's Oliver Art Center.
An exhibit of site-specific works informed by Capp Street Project Archive, created by the undergraduate students in the UDIST course "Activate Archive: Capp Street Project": Star Barker, Can Caglayan, Austin Conrad, May Han, Elizabeth Hohimer, James E. Kennedy Jr, Rosa Novak, Tessa Shimizu, Brandon Treakle, Malaya Tuyay, and Jessica Young. "Activate Archive: Capp Street Project" was taught by CCA faculty Kari Marboe with archives collaboration from Capp Street Archives Curator Jennine Scarboro. The works were displayed at the Oliver Art Center, on California College of the Arts' Oakland campus, in December 2016. Photographed by James E. Kennedy Jr.
Anatomy Class 1965
Man in a car watching a painter at work
Duke Ellington at CCAC Commencement 1966
A description of the goals and academic courses of the Black Studies Institute, from the 1971 issue of CCAC
A 1925 letter to Dr. William S. Porter seeking finances toward securing $15,000 to complete buildings on the Oakland campus prior to the start of the 1925 Summer session on June 22.