An Experiment in School/Museum/University Collaboration

  • D. Jack Davis University of North Texas in Denton
  • R. Williams McCarter
Keywords: Metropolitan Universities, Arts Education, Museums, Schools


The North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual. Arts is a consortium of six school districts, jive museums, two arts councils, two state agencies, and the University of North Texas which is committed to improving visual. arts education for elementary children and developing audiences for the rich museum resources of the Dallas/Fort Worth/ Denton metroplex. The primary purpose of the consortium is to do staff development for and implementation of discipline- based art education (DBAE) in K-6 classrooms.