The transformative power of the arts in education Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Get em young and reap the long-term outcomes Research has shown that over 60% of recent visitors attended cultural organisations as children, findings which have significant ramifications for the sector in the future. Collaboration appears to be the new curatorial model A growing trend stimulates a rethink and a conversation about the effectiveness of curatorial collaborations as a new model for galleries. Horizon Festival proves collaboration is key Now in its second year, the Sunshine Coast’s Horizon Festival is at the forefront of the region’s burgeoning arts and cultural activities. 2017 Sidney Myer Creative Fellows announced A playwright, an improvisational pianist, an Artistic Director and two visual artists are among the recipients, each of whom receives $160,000 over two years. (Premium content) Premium content Paul Isbel Saturday 3 March, 2012 A landmark Australian study proves the power of the arts in the classroom to lift test results in literacy and numeracy to the equivalent of an extra year of school. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the Arts industry ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and join the Australian arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Paul Isbel taught at primary and secondary level in government and private schools and has worked in teacher education at tertiary level. He has worked in online publishing since 1997.