Watch Artura’s Webcast for the NAEA

On August 26th, 2021, several founding members of presented a webcast to the NAEA (National Art Education Association), demonstrating how can be an invaluable resource for art teachers looking for multicultural teaching materials online.

You can watch the full webcast here. Free Online Multicultural Art Education Research Service

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Recording Date:
Thursday, August 26, 2021

Join us to learn about—a free, online multicultural art education research service providing access to a database of diverse contemporary art in the Brandywine Workshop and Archives (BWA) print collections and its national network of partner organizations. With a focus on grades 9–12 and college and university curricula, offers practical tools for teaching and learning in a variety of cultural contexts, all with a focus on contemporary art and global trends in culture.


John Cardone
John Cardone, founder and principal of Being Design, is a digital business strategist and creative facilitator helping mission-driven organizations increase their impact through design and technology. Cardone has worked with Brandywine Workshop and Archives since 2018, and he now serves as the director of digital for

Allan Edmunds
Allan Edmunds is the founder and executive director of Brandywine Workshop and Archives, the sponsor of the Artura database, and an award-winning visual artist and educator.

Richard Siegesmund
Richard Siegesmund is professor emeritus at Northern Illinois University and an NAEA Distinguished Fellow. He has worked with Brandywine Workshop and Archives for 40 years.