Art and Industry: (1885) Drawing in the public schools


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Página cclxi - As to their studies, it would be well if they could be taught everything that is useful, and everything that is ornamental. But art is long, and their time is short. It is therefore proposed that they learn those things that are likely to be most useful and most ornamental, regard being had to the several professions for which they are intended.
Página 113 - Any city or town may, and every city and town having more than ten thousand inhabitants shall, annually make provision for giving free instruction in industrial or mechanical drawing to persons over fifteen years of age, either in day or evening schools, under the direction of the school committee.
Página lxxix - A servant with this clause makes drudgery divine; who sweeps a room, as for thy laws, makes that and the action fine.
Página ccxxxiv - Pottery : how it is Made, its Shape and Decoration. Practical Instructions for Painting on Porcelain and all kinds of Pottery with vitrifiable and common Oil Colours.
Página 446 - Schools. c. Systematized object lessons, embracing in the six school years a course of elementary instruction in physical science, and serving as an introduction to the science examinations which are conducted by the Science and Art Department. d. The History of Britain.
Página cxl - Poets that lasting marble seek Must carve in Latin or in Greek; We write in sand, our language grows, And, like the tide, our work o'erflows.
Página xl - No strongly-marked and high-toned literature — poetry, eloquence, or ethics — ever appeared but in the pressure, the din, and crowd of great interests, great enterprises, perilous risks, and dazzling rewards. Statesmen, and warriors, and poets, and orators, and artists, start up under one and the same excitement. They are all branches of one stock. They form, and cheer, and stimulate, and, what is worth all the rest, understand each other ; and it is as truly the sentiment of the student, in...
Página 52 - For such reasons we ask that the Board of Education may be directed to report, in detail, to the next general court, some definite plan for introducing schools for drawing, or instruction in drawing, free to all men, women and children, in all towns of the Commonwealth of more than five thousand inhabitants.
Página 440 - ... educated at some college or university, and be a citizen of the United States by birth or naturalization." The reading schools are subdivided into four classes' of which the first is the highest. The two upper classes are under the care of the master, and the two lower under his assistant ; but they are overlooked and frequently examined by the master.
Página 502 - ... where engineering is taught, mechanical drawing is of necessity taught. SCHOOLS OF DESIGN In schools for the practical teaching of art, as applied to industry and manufactures, the free industrial classes for adults in Massachusetts, the Lowell free school of industrial design at the Boston institute of technology, the schools of Cooper union, the Philadelphia school of design for women, and the school of design of the University of Cincinnati complete the short list. SCHOOLS OF. A.RT...

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