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Connecting Civics, Justice Work, and Art

An alum produces civics-minded projects centering community, artistry, and advocacy

Darren Biggart, Ed.M.'22, knows the arts have a unique way of inspiring critical inquiry about the world and the theater is a classroom.

Since graduating HGSE with a concentration in Arts and Learning, Biggart works as director of civic creative practice at The Shed — a cultural institution in New York City focused on innovative art and ideas that build a shared understanding of our rapidly changing world and a more equitable society. 

In his role, Biggart wears many hats organizing, producing shows, and developing public programming to brings together civics, justice work, and art. 

Ed. Magazine

The magazine of the Harvard Graduate School of Education

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