Journal Articles

Journal articles

Butterwick, S., & Lawrence, R. L. (2023). Stories of hope, imagination, and transformative learning: A dialogueNew Directions for Adult and Continuing Education202351– 60

Spring, L. & Clover, D.E. (2021). Museums, environmental adult education and the activist imagination. Studies in Adult Education and Learning/Andragoška spoznanja, 27(1), 63-  78. DOI:

Clover, D.E. (2021) Feminist adult education and the feminist exhibition: The case of  Disobedient Women. Studies in the Education of Adults.           DOI:10.1080/02660830.2021.1893061

Clover, D.E. & Spring, L. (2021). Museus, pensament socioecológic i pedagogies activists de la imaginació. Quaderns d’educació contínua, 44(1), 20-36.

Clover, D.E. & Sanford, K. (2020). Epistemic justice and resistance through the Feminist  Museum Hack. Museum International (Special Issue on Gender), 72(1-2), 56-67.

Taber, N., Clover, D.E. & Sanford, K. (2019). Performing gender in a Barbie Expo: White passivity, exotic otherness, and tradition in a fashionista bow. Review of Education: Pedagogy and Cultural Studies. DOI:10.1080/10714413.2019.1608743

Clover, D.E. & Williamson, S. (2019). The Feminist Museum Hack as an aesthetic practice of      possibility and dissent. Research on the Education and Learning of Adults (RELA), 10(2), 143-160;  DOI: 10.3384/rela.2000-7426.RELA9142

Clover, D.E. & Sanford, K. (2019). The Feminist Museum Hack: Designing a creative disruptive pedagogical, investigative and analytical tool. Revista Lusófona de Educação, 42, 62-76.

Clover, D.E., Taber, N. & Sanford, K. (2018). The Feminist Museum Hack: A pedagogy of  possibility. Storia delle donne, 14; DOI: 10.13128/SDD-25662 – CC BY 4.0 IT, 2018. DOI:

Clover, D.E., Taber, N. & Sanford, K. (2018). Dripping pink and blue: Seeing the unseen of patriarchy through the Feminist Museum Hack. Andragoška spoznanja, 24(3), 11-28


Clover, D.E. (2018). Animating the blank page: Exhibitions as feminist community adult education. Social Sciences 7(10), 204;

Clover, D.E., Sanford, K. & Johnson, K. (2017). Museum and gallery pedagogic strategies for     change. International Journal for Lifelong Education, 37(1), 1-13.

Clover, D.E. (2017). Critical adult education and the art museum gallery. International Journal   for Lifelong Education. 37(1), 88-102.

Clover, D.E., & Sanford, K. (2016). Contemporary museums as pedagogic contact zones: Potentials of critical cultural adult education. Studies in the Education of Adults, 48(2), 127-141.

Clover, D.E., & Sanford, K. (2016). Knowing their place: Feminist perceptions and understandings of women adult educators in museums. Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 22(2), 117-133.DOI:10.1177/1477971416672320

Sanford, K. & Clover, D.E. (2015). Contemporary understandings of adult education and learning in public libraries in Canada and Britain. Canadian Journal of Adult Education 27(4), 1-15.

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Clover, D.E. (2015). Feminist and gender theories in adult education. LLineE Journal, 5,

Clover, D.E. (2015). Gender mainstreaming, women and politics: A case for feminist adult education. Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 27(2), 16-30.

Clover, D.E. (2015). Adult education for social and environmental change in contemporary public art galleries and museums in Canada, Scotland and England. International Journal of Lifelong Education 34(3), 300-315.

Clover, D.E. & Dogus, F. (2014). In case of emergency, break convention: A case study of a Human Library project in an art gallery. Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 26(3), 75-91.

Hall, B.L. & Clover, D.E. (2014). Imagine learning: Thoughts from two adult educators. Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 26(2), 1-8.

Clover, D.E. (2013). Educación de personas adultas en los museos públicos: Una exploración del campo. Revista Cuestiones Pedagógicas, 22, 169-180.

Clover, D.E. (2013). The art of environmental adult education: Creative responses to a contemporary ecological imperative. International Journal for Talent Development and Creativity, 2, 53-64.

Clover, D.E. & Bell, L. (2013). Contemporary adult education philosophies and practices in art    galleries and museums in Canada and the UK. Adult Learner: Irish Journal of Adult and Community Education, 1(1), 29-43.

Clover, D.E. (2011). Successes and challenges of arts-based participatory methodologies with homeless/street-involved women in Victoria. Action Research Journal, 9(1), 12-2


Clover, D.E., Sanford, K. & de Oliveira Jayme, B. (2010). Adult education, museums and libraries: A content analysis of journals and proceedings in the field. Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 16(2), 5-19. DOI:10.1177/147797141001600202

Clover, D.E. (2010). A contemporary review of feminist aesthetic practices in selective adult  education journals and conference proceedings.  Adult Education Quarterly, 60(3), 233-248 DOI:10.1177/0741713609354119

Clover D.E. & Craig, C. (2009). Street-life’s creative turn: An exploration of arts-based adult education and knowledge mobilization with homeless/street-involved women in Victoria. Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 21(2), 21-36.

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Clover, D.E. & Stalker, J. (2008). Feisty fabrics: Women’s education, learning and activism through fabric arts in Canada and Aotearoa New Zealand. Studies in the Education of Adults, 40(1), 80-95.

Clover, D.E. (2007). Feminist aesthetic practices of community development, education and activism in Canada: The case of Myths and Mirrors. Community Development Journal, 42(4), 1-11.

Clover, D.E. (2006). Out of the dark room: Participatory photography as a critical, imaginative and public aesthetic practice of transformative education. Journal of Transformative Education, 4(3), 275-290.


Hall, B.L. & Clover, D.E. (2006) Fabric crafts and poetry: The art of development education in Canada. Policy and Practice: A Development Education Review, Issue 2, 4-14.

Clover, D.E. (2005). Sewing stories and acting activism: Women’s leadership and learning through drama and craft. Ephemera: Theory and Politics in Organization, 5(4), 629-642.

Clover, D.E. & Markle, G. (2003). Feminist arts practices of popular education: Imagination, counter-narratives and activism on Vancouver Island and Gabriola Island. New Zealand Journal of Adult Education, 31(2), 36-52. 

Special editions of journals

Dickson, N. & Clover D.E. (2021). Adult education, the arts and creativity. Studies in the  Education of Adults, 53(2).

Clover, D.E., Taber, N. & Sanford, K. (2019). Adult education and exhibitory strategies in  museums. Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 31(2).

Clover, D., Sanford, K., & Johnson, K. (2018). Museum and gallery pedagogic strategies for change. International journal of lifelong education37(1), 1-3.

Clover, D.E., Sanford, K. Bell, L. & Johnson, K. (2017). Adult education and exhibitory practice  within and beyond museum and art gallery walls. Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 22(2).

DOI: 10.1177/1477971416672321

Clover, D.E., Sanford, K. Johnson, K. & Bell, L. (2016). Adult education through       museums, heritage and exhibitory practice, Studies in the Education of Adults, 48(2).

Clover, D.E., Sanford, K. & Butterwick, S. (2012). Adult education, the arts and creativity. International Journal of Lifelong Education 31(2).

Clover, D.E. & Sanford, K. (2011). Creativity, arts and adult education, Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 17(2).

Clover, D.E. & Sanford, K. (2010). International perspectives on adult education and arts and cultural institutions. Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 16(2).

Clover, D.E. & Stalker, J. (2006). Adult education and the arts. New Zealand Journal of Adult Learning, 34(2).

Clover, D.E. & Stalker, J. (2005). Social justice, arts, and adult education. Convergence, 38(4).