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Welcome to the Institute!

We are educators, artists, scholars, advocates and practitioners of aesthetic education and social imagination. Become a subscriber and participate in our many events including seminars, workshops, conferences, and opportunities for discourse and exchange.
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Discover more about Maxine by visiting About Maxine which includes her biography and resume.
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Maxine's Library

Maxine's Library

Visit the Library section which lists many of her articles and books as well as a bibliography of publications about aesthetic education and social imagination.
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Newsletter 2020


Greene Fields:Social Imagination
           in the World

Meet Jethro Gillespie, high school art teacher in Utah

Peggy Ann Richards
Lectures at The New School

Eli Yamin Presents Jazz Power Initiative at The New School
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Social Imagination in the World

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Our Affiliations

Academy for Teachers Urban Word-NYC Symphony Space
Arts in Educcation Roundtable The Truth Telling Project Wonderplay
Lehigh U*PAL Principals Academy The Center for Arts Education Teachers College
The Maxine Greene High School Mark Degarmo & Dancers AESA
Hunter College Carlota Santana Flaemnco Vivo Dance Education Laboratory
AERA-The American Educational research Association Borough of Manhattan Community College Lehman College
College of New Rochelle Lincoln Center Education

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