The Knowledge Base provides information that enables research universities to adapt effective strategies for integrating arts practice, and to support and inform further original inquiry. Search by category to find relevant research and policy papers, examples of successful curricular and co-curricular integration, interdisciplinary research partnerships involving artists, and administrative structures that support integration.



End Notes: The a2ru 2015 National Conference

a2ru 2015 National Conference convened over 145 attendees at a working conference focused on transdisciplinary practice and topics in support of third space work....
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Resource Database


100 Emerging Creatives from Top Research Institutions Tackle Water Issues

Interdisciplinary Teams Convene at the University of Florida February 8-11 to Explore Water Education and Conservation through Art and Science...
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Tuning In

Music Meets Math...
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NEA Guide to the U.S. Arts and Cultural Production Satellite Account

The guide is a comprehensive and detailed measure of the arts and culture's contribution to U.S. gross domestic product (GDP). ...
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Emerging Creatives: William Card, University of Colorado Denver

From the first few minutes of chatting in our initial group session, I felt this was something special... it was the group project that I always dreamed of...
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Curricular Examples

Tactile Art Device Helps Children with Autism

A device developed in combination with Michigan College of Engineering and The Taubman School of Architecture and Urban Planning supports a tactile coloring book...
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Co-Curricular Examples


Catalizing Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research

"This is how we can investigate each other's mediums. Make this collaborative project together!" Abby Schnure, BFA Art Major...
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