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Distinguished Speaker Event with Ellen Winner

March 4, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


“How Art Works”
Author, Ellen Winner

Date: Monday, March 4, 2019

Time: 5:30pm Lecture | 6:30pm Reception

Location: Northwest Auditorium

Complimentary parking in structure SV

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UCLA GSE&IS Office of External Relations
events@gseis.ucla.edu | (310) 206-0375


Ellen Winner
Professor, Department of Psychology, Boston College

Ellen Winner is Professor of Psychology at Boston College and Senior Research Associate at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education. She directs the Arts and Mind Lab, which focuses on cognition in the arts in typical and gifted children as well as adults.

Author of:
Invented Worlds: The Psychology of the Arts (1982)
The Point of Words: Children’s Understanding of Metaphor and Irony (1988)
Gifted Children: Myths and Realities (1996)
How Art Works: A Psychological Exploration (2018).

Co-author of: 
Studio Thinking: The Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education  (2007)
Studio Thinking 2: The Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education (2013)
Studio Thinking from the Start: The K-8 Art Educator’s Handbook (2018)


March 4, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm