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Pat Villeneuve

Published January 1, 2010

pat villeneuveProfessor
Department of Art Education
Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Contact

pvilleneuve@fsu.edu

Pat Villeneuve is Professor and Director of Arts Administration in the Department of Art Education, Florida State University, where she has developed new graduate programs in Museum Education and Visitor-Centered Exhibitions. Pat is editor of the book From Periphery to Center: Art Museum Education in the 21st Century and recipient of the National Art Education Association museum educator of the year award in 2009. Recently, she has developed supported interpretation, a model for visitor-centered exhibitions. Other research interests include organizational sustainability and constructivist teaching. Pat has published and presented extensively nationally and internationally, and she can be reached at pvilleneuve@fsu.edu.

Education

Ph.D. in higher education administration and art education, University of Arizona
MA in art education, University of Arizona

Areas of Responsibility

Director of Arts Administration and Museum Education and Exhibitions

Teaching Areas

Art/museum education, organizational leadership, teaching and learning theory

Research Areas

Art/museum education and supported interpretation (visitor-centered exhibitions)

Select Scholarly/Creative Works & Awards

  • National Art Education Association National Art Museum Educator of 2009
  • Developed the first doctoral program in the country in Museum Education and Exhibitions
  • Developed Supported Interpretation (SI), a new model for visitor-centered exhibitions
  • Editor of From Periphery to Center: Art Museum Education in the 21st Century, the first book on art museum education that the National Art Education Association had published since 1989
  • Gave nine presentations and master classes during a November 2013 speaking tour of Taiwan and China
  • I publish, present, and serve on editorial boards in the United States and internationally.