John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Jean Kennedy Smith Arts and Disability Program Conference


08/01/16 - 08/02/16


Pittsburgh, PA


The conference will provide attendees with innovative and thought-provoking sessions addressing an array of topics and emerging issues relevant to providing students with disabilities access to and engagement in arts educational programming.

Leading professionals will present nearly 60 sessions at the forefront of practice, policy, and research at the intersection of arts education and special education. A variety of presentation formats will encourage and create opportunities for knowledge transfer and networking. Broad topics will include research, instruction, policy, curricula, professional development, and partnerships, with each of the arts disciplines represented: dance, drama, music, visual arts, and new media.

who should attend:

  • educators
  • non-profit & school administrators
  • artists
  • creative arts therapists
  • community organizers
  • researchers
  • graduate and undergraduate students
  • those interested in learning more about access to and engagement in arts educational programming and special education for students with disabilities!

sponsoring organization(s):

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Office of VSA and Accessibility

(202) 416-8898

arts categories:

theater arts
mixed-art forms


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