Penn State School of Visual Arts' John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series is pleased to welcome Clyde McGeary, as part of 50th Anniversary of the 1965 Art Education Seminar at Penn State. McGeary’s lecture, " Reflections on Penn State Seminar @50," will take place Friday, April 1, 2:00 PM in the Palmer Lipcon Auditorium, Palmer Museum of Art.
Clyde McGeary served as chief of the Division of Arts and Sciences in the Bureau of Curriculum and Instruction in the Pennsylvania Department of Education from 1975 to 1991, when he created Pennsylvania’s Governor’s School of the Arts. Currently, McGeary is a board member of the Education Policy and Leadership Center, which supports state-level education policies to promote learning, and is a founder and board member of the Susquehanna Art Museum in Harrisburg. McGeary is a Distinguished Fellow of the National Art Education Association and the Pennsylvania Art Education Association and was chair and creator of the Clyde McGeary Aspiring Art Educators Scholarship Program. He is also a working artist whose paintings and sculptures have been exhibited widely and included in many collections. Lebanon Valley College hosted Clyde McGeary: Perspectives from an Artist-Educator, a retrospective of his paintings, in 2013.Lectures are free of charge and open to the public. For complete details about the John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series, and an entire listing of events, please visit: http://sova.psu.edu/anderson.