عنوان مقاله [English]
As a part of leisure time schedule education of art public has been carried out by public & private organizations and cultural institutions. Not only leisure art learning will increase artistic skills and the familiarity with artistic styles but also sharing artistic experiences will increase teamwork skills, cultural collaborations and finally self-confidence. Therefore, engaging in education of art public is the important part in cultural and social planning. In this article, the four types of education like specialized, professional, public and general education are separated to identify conceptual dimensions of public and amateur art education. The necessity of public education development was emphasized not only as a single cultural schedule but also as specialized and professional art education basis. The aim of this article is the sociological analysis of the education of Art public condition in order to answer these questions: Which Social classes have the more social potential of art education development? Which Social classes need a further planning in art education development? This question will be dealt in field study that: What are the social and cultural features of art students in Tehran cultural institutions? In which cultural context, they have chosen art education for leisure time? What are their attitudes toward different artistic types? What are the effective factors on this attitude? The answer to this question will investigate applicants of amateur and professional art education of one side and on the other side it can provide a situation for cultural planning in order to enhance fancy art education classes. In order to answer all research questions, 200 people of painting class students in Tehran education institution were interviewed while using survey method in interview. These findings revealed that art students are from a wide range of various classes of society, different age groups with different education level and social rank. Of course in the working classes this availability is more limited and in middle and moderate to high classes is more accessible. This article is explained the conceptual dimentions of public and amateur art education. The necessity of its development was emphasized not only as a single cultural schedule but also as specialized and professional art education basis. Education of Art public is not only a procedure to be the democratization of culture, but also is a step toward the cultural democracy. In this education, just does not pay attention to values elitist art, but also public interest is important. In this context the possibility of improving visual literacy and finally the enhance of visual culture is provided. This article provides a new fiels to study of visual culture and the role of art in forming lifestyle and also fostering aesthetic taste and cultural consumption.