James Paul Gee Learning Games Award Winners Announced at 2021 Play Make Learn Conference

The 2021 James Paul Gee Learning Games Award winners were announced at this year’s Play Make Learn Conference on August 5. In the spirit of James Paul Gee, Emeritus Professor at Arizona State University and …

UW–Madison Community Arts Collaboratory receives grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

The UW–Madison Community Arts Collaboratory is receiving an NEA Research Lab award to support a new study examining the value of community arts education initiatives. The UW–Madison Community Arts Collaboratory—or Arts Collab—is housed in the …

Play Make Learn Announces Benjamin Stokes as the 2021 Conference Keynote Speaker

The Play Make Learn Conference will host keynote speaker Benjamin Stokes during the virtual event held August 5–6, 2021. Stokes, author of “Locally Played: Real-World Games for Stronger Places and Communities,” is an assistant professor …

Drum Power on Wisconsin Life

PLACE’s own Arts Director, Dr. Yorel Lashley, was profiled on the January 1st episode of Wisconsin Life on Wisconsin Public Television. In the feature, Dr. Lashley spoke of his journey to learn African Drumming and …