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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2005, Vol. 1(1) 8-27

Critical Pedagogy and the Visual Arts Curriculum in the Singapore Art Museum

Jane Leong

pp. 8 - 27   |  Manu. Number: ijpe.2005.001

Published online: February 01, 2005  |   Number of Views: 496  |  Number of Download: 708


This study explores the primacy of developing a critical pedagogy appropriate for art museum education, with particular reference to the curriculum in the Singapore Art Museum (SAM). To create conditions for a pedagogy which is meaningful to the experience of visitors, the art museum curriculum needs to empower visitors to construct and reflect about issues of identity and culture. The role that critical pedagogy might play in addressing the educational approaches in SAM is presented. Finally, the implications for practice are explored in the form of community-based art education. Together, it is argued that collaborative and interdisciplinary educational experiences should be the purpose and outcome for developing the Art museum as a vehicle / site for community empowerment.

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Leong, J. (2005). Critical Pedagogy and the Visual Arts Curriculum in the Singapore Art Museum. International Journal of Progressive Education, 1(1), 8-27.

Leong, J. (2005). Critical Pedagogy and the Visual Arts Curriculum in the Singapore Art Museum. International Journal of Progressive Education, 1(1), pp. 8-27.

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Leong, Jane (2005). "Critical Pedagogy and the Visual Arts Curriculum in the Singapore Art Museum". International Journal of Progressive Education 1 (1):8-27.

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