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About the Arts and Creativity Lab

Design and Construction

The Arts and Creativity Lab was uniquely designed by Dr. Alison E. Leonard with the guidance of Project Manager Bill Hurst to provide a space for arts in education exploration and inquiry. Renovation to the former G01-A in Godfrey Hall included the removal of a drop ceiling, the installation of a specialized performance floor, the building of custom cabinetry, and the additions of energy efficient LED lighting. Both the visual arts and performing arts spaces were designed to be flexible, efficient, inviting, and accessible.

Before and After

Arts and Creativity Lab, Clemson University

Arts and Creativity Lab, Clemson University

Arts and Creativity Lab, Clemson University

Arts and Creativity Lab, Clemson University


About Dr. Leonard

Dr. Alison E. Leonard, Assistant Professor of Arts and Creativity in Teacher Education, explores arts education, theories of embodiment and learning, and dance in education. Prior to her scholarly work, she danced professionally and taught PK-16 students. Check her out in her former life in the dance pictures below to the right! Many notice that she is always dancing, even at her laptop. In designing the AC Lab, she hopes to inspire educators in the arts and to nurture their creative and artistic capacities.

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Resources

Links to resources and organizations that support and promote the arts in education:

National Art Educators Association Logo
National Dance Education Organization Logo
Assitej International Logo
Educational Theatre Association Logo

Arts Education Partnership Logo

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