A most powerful tradition of fine arts education exists in Pakistan. This can be traced back to more than a hundred years ago with the establishment of art schools in Colonial India. Nonetheless, this tradition has had little influence on everyday life and values. Art as a form of expression has remained under-represented in the educational fabric of the country. Alongside, a growing contemporary art scene closely tied to art schools across the country has emerged. How do art schools influence the country’s future art scenario? How engaged are artists with our society on the educational front? What role/s do the arts play in general education?
Tune in to listen to our panelists discuss the scope and practice of art education in the country.