Photo: Students in Class

Photo: Students in Class

VAPAE offers courses designed to introduce undergraduates to key issues and methodologies in the field of arts education and to a broad range of careers in the arts, including K-12 teaching, community arts education, museum education, art therapy, and arts advocacy. 

 Photo: young student painting mural

Photo: young student painting mural

In response to pressing needs in our local schools, VAPAE’s Afterschool & Community Arts Enrichment Programs offer students in the Los Angeles area supportive and constructive out-of-school arts activities. 

 photo: Vapae director leading discussion

photo: Vapae director leading discussion

VAPAE faculty and staff are a diverse team of practicing artists and scholars trained in contemporary arts pedagogy, committed to social justice and community engagement through the arts.

 

 

Summer 2018 Happenings

 PHOTO: DISCUSSION AT HAMMER MUSEUM WITH CLASSROOM TEACHERS

PHOTO: DISCUSSION AT HAMMER MUSEUM WITH CLASSROOM TEACHERS