US Education Policy

Kennedy Center / Aspen Institute Arts Summit: The Road Forward for Arts Education

May 27, 2015  • Arts Program

The 2015 Kennedy Center/Aspen Institute Arts Summit featured conversations, live performances, town hall style debates, and discussions with artists, innovative thinkers, and policy leaders. The event envisioned a road forward for the arts in the areas of race, free speech, technology, and education. David Rubenstein  and Harvard professor Howard Gardner spoke on the history and future of arts education in the United States. Afterward a conversation on the subject, moderated by Arts Program Director Damian Woetzel, featured Howard Gardner, Alfre Woodard, Camille Zamora, and Karlyn Boens.