Folkert Haanstra

Dr. Folkert Haanstra is professor of arts education at the Amsterdam University of the Arts. He held the special chair for Cultural Education and Cultural Participation at the University Utrecht from 2001-2015. He studied psychology and Fine Art in Groningen and he has carried out research into arts education in primary and secondary education and in museum education and community centres. His dissertation study concerned the effects of art education on visual-spatial ability and aesthetic perception.

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