Kensuke Yamada Lecture and Demonstrations

Event Info
Monday, March 4, 2013 - Friday, March 8, 2013

New Gallery
Eskenazi Fine Arts Center
1410 Indiana Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Free and open to the public.

The Clay Pigeons, Herron's ceramic's student groups, will be hosting demonstrations and a lecture by Kensuke Yamada. The demonstrations and lecture are open to everyone and are free of charge. These activities are supported by the Mary Howes Woodsmall Foundation.

Following the lecture the Ceramics Department will be hosting a pitch-in and all are welcome.

Street parking is available for the public. You must have an IUPUI permit to park in the lots.

Artist Statement

Solutionism: Transformative design in the real world

Event Info
Saturday, December 1, 2012

Basile Auditorium

Join us this Saturday from twelve to one in the main auditorium, where Matt Lagrand will discuss the things every design student should know about generating impact outside of the classroom.

A former Visual Communication Design student at Herron, Matt Legrand founded the multidisciplinary design consultancy Form & Construct, where he has spent the last two years designing for experience, aesthetic and transformation, collaborating with organizations like IDEO, Harvard and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

research x de5ign

Event Info
Friday, December 9, 2011

Eskenazi Hall
Studio 136
735 West New York Street

Indiana University, Herron School of Art and Design welcomes you to a fall semester open house entitled Research x Design. This open house will provide an opportunity for people from the community and academia to engage with research for five Master-level design students. The content of this open house will include an area that each student is researching as well as a research plan that they will embark on for spring semester. By combining theory with practice, the thesis work will entail some form of exploration into design thinking and design leadership.

Practicum/Thesis in Art Education


Exhibition or educational research thesis for teacher/artist/researchers. Capstone experience in related area of interest for the degree.

Directed Independent Study in Art Education


1–6 credits

This course is reserved for students wishing to pursue independent research within their graduate program. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Individual study. Credit to be arranged.

Advanced Methods and Materials in Art Education

3 credits

Designed to provide the advanced art specialist with an opportunity to continue exploration of materials and the ability to relate the knowledge to specific professional situations.

Special Topics in Art Education


1–3 credits

A variable topic course designed to cover current issues in art curriculum and assessment. Designed for the K-12 art specialist.

Improving Studio Instruction in Art

3 credits

Designed to examine major directions in art and the points of view of professional artists in order to develop new approaches to elementary and secondary art instruction.

Non-studio Approaches to Art Education

3 credits

Exploration of critical approaches to newer media, including digital, film, video, television, and internet directed toward an art context. Emphasis on the development of critical skills and pedagogy related to making meaning of a wide range of contemporary media in the visual culture. Class visits to museums and galleries.

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