Еhe ecology of culture

24th of May 2017 – the day of Slavic writing and culture -  round table "Ecology of culture and art education" was held at "Gzhel State University". It was organized   on the initiative and with the active participation of the Federal State Scientific Institution "Institute of art education and cultural studies of the Russian Academy of education".  

Problems of modern art education were discussed in the framework of the IX International festival of Artistic ceramics. Among the honorary guests of the festival there were the first Secretary of the Embassy of the Republic of Nicaragua in Russia Alba Azucena Torres and well-known Cuban artist Omar Godinez. Nestled in the lobby of the University the exhibition of traditional ceramics was opened by Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Costa Rica in Russia Arthur Fournier Facio.

“Gzhel State University” traditionally received professionals in the field of art education. The main questions of the round table "Ecology of culture and art education" were the problems of preservation of traditional culture, its involvement in the modern educational process and necessity of aesthetic education of the younger generation from the standpoint of cultural ecology. Particular attention was paid to the problems of preservation of the artistic-industrial education as well as the complex problems associated with the preservation of historical and cultural heritage of Russia.

Akishina Ekaterina Mikhailovna, director of the “Institute of art education and cultural studies” reported on the necessity of studying the development of the values of folk culture in the framework of the project "The ABCs of popular culture".

Deputy director of strategic development of the “Institute of art education and cultural studies”, doctor of pedagogical sciences, professor Irina Kashekova Irina Emilievna stressed on the necessity of careful attitude to the heritage of folk culture and an educational resource of folk culture.

The round table was also attended by the rector of the "Gzhel state University", Ilicevic Boris, teachers and graduate students of the university.