Anti-Racism and Anti-Bias in Art Education: Articles

Article: How to avoid a biased curriculum
Article: An open letter to art educators on constructing an anti-racist agenda
Article: How do children of color learn to draw themselves?
Article: How black art can spark conversation with children
Article: Supporting Equity
Vision & Justice:
A Civic Curriculum
Article: Black Art Teachers Matter
NAEA: National Task Force on Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion
Color Lines: A Chicago art class challenges the racist assumptions behind the color wheel.
Chris Buck Flips The Script On Race And Power Dynamics
Using Color Theory to Deconstruct Race
The Antiracist Classroom
Social Justice and Art: Black + White = Gray
Dismantling a Master Narrative: Using Culturally Responsive Pedagogy to Teach the History of Art Education
Art History* The history of art and art history in the making.
Deconstructing Disney in the Elementary Art Classroom
Boys Will Be Boys? Exploring Gender Stereotypes and Biases in the Art Room
Arts Education And Racial Equity: A Call To Action
Essay: Decolonizing Art History by Catherine Grant & Dorothy Price
Racial Justice through Art By Barbara Place
Changing Practice: Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy in Art Education by Melanie L. Buffington & Amanda Bryant
Arts for Change: Teaching Outside the Frame by Beverly Naidus
Decentering Whiteness in Design History
The Art of Ed: The Black Student Truth: A Series to Share Student Voice
Rarely Viewed Basquiat Exposes Timely Exploration Of Racial Identity, Activism, And Police Brutality
Blanton Museum of Art: Race and Social Justice in Art

Anti-Racism and Anti-Bias in Art Education: Resources

Justseeds: network of artists committed to social, environmental, and political engagement.
Resource: Anti Racist & Culturally Responsive Teaching- Lori Santos
Anti-Racist Curriculum Resources From Columbia Museum of Art
Rebecca Potts: Anti-Racist Resources for Teaching Art
Teacher Guides:
Arte Latino
Creative Resources + Initiatives in Support of Black Lives Matter
The Different Types of Racism
"Critical consciousness: A key to student achievement"by Aaliyah El-Amin, Scott Seider, Daren Graves, Jalene Tamerat, Shelby Clark, Madora Soutter, Jamie Johannsen, and Saira Malhotra
NYU Steinhardt's Culturally Responsive Curriculum Scorecard
cullturally responsive art score card.representation.pdf
CR Scorecard for Visual Arts: Focus on Representation created by the Baltimore County Office of Visual Arts, Department of Academics

Multiculturalism Articles and Resources

Multicultural Perspectives Journal
Multicultural Perspectives Journal: Critical Race Theory, Multicultural Education, and the Hidden Curriculum of Hegemony by Michelle Jay
“Critical Multiculturalism” By Graduate Students at the Ohio State University
The National Association for Multicultural Education "What is the potential of multiculturalism in art?"

General Articles and Resources For Adults

What is white centering? And are you doing it?
Brené with Ibram X. Kendi on How to Be an Antiracist
“We Can’t Build Anti-Racism On Top Of Racism”: A Q&A With Layla F. Saad
Anti-racism resources for white people
Racism, whiteness, and burnout in antiracism movements
Scaffolded List of Anti-Racist Resources
21-Day Anti-Racism Challenge
Black Lives, Black Words—International Project
MVCC Library Antiracism Tookit
If Ruby Bridges Had To Go Through It, Your Six-Year Old Can Learn About It
Why We Need Controversy In Our Classrooms

Articles For Educators

NMAAHC: Being Antiracist Guide
10 things every white teacher should know when talking about race
8 ways teachers can address white supremacy in the classroom
What Anti-racist Teachers Do Differently
If You Really Want to Make a Difference in Black Lives, Change How You Teach White Kids
Curriculum As Window and Mirror
Rethinking Schools Magazine
Anti-bias Education Articles
How to Start Talking About Race in the Early Elementary Classroom
Eradicating Anti-Black Racism in U.S. Schools: A Call-to-Action for School Leaders
Using Social Justice to Promote Student Voice
Windows, Mirrors, and Sliding Doors By Rudine Sims Bishop

Anti-Racism Resources For Educators

Black Lives Matter At School- Resources
158 Resources to Understand Racism in America
Teaching Tolerance Classroom Resources
Your Kids Aren't Too Young to Talk About Race: Resource Roundup
The Smithsonian: Talking About Race- Tools & Guidance
10 Tips for Reading Picture Books with Children through a Race-Conscious Lens
10 tips for teaching and talking to kids about race
Looking at Skin Color with Books and Activities
How to Talk to Kids About Race: Books and Resources That Can Help
Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education
Teaching For Change: Teaching Resources
Zinn Education Project
Civil Rights Teaching
Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action
How to Be an Antiracist Educator by Dena Simmons
Anti-Racist Educator Questionnaire and Rubric
ATN Guide to Racial and Restorative Justice in Schools
Empowering Educators Guidebook and Resources

Sex and Gender Identity Resources

Sex? Sexual Orientation? Gender Identity? Gender Expression?

Other Social Justice and Anti-Bias Resources

Herstory Lessons
Lessons in Herstory
Challenge Islamophobia
Teaching Central America
Anti-Bias Education
21 Social Justice Resources for Teachers

Artist Specific Articles

Wendy Red Star Is Teaching Children About the Crow Nation With Her Art
The Self-Taught American Painter Horace Pippin Has Long Been Overlooked by Museums and the Market. Here’s Why That Should Change
12 Diverse Artists To Teach In Your Art Classroom
How Photographer Gordon Parks Examined the Racism Embedded in the Criminal Justice System
Kusamono: The softer side of bonsai
10 Korean Artists Who Are Shaping Contemporary Art
5 Artists to Follow If You Like Basquiat
At 85, Hsiao Chin Continues to Challenge the Eurocentric Legacy of Abstract Art

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