On 26. September, I visited a Graduate level teacher education course at the University of Helsinki Finland. My friend and colleague, Finnish professor of education, Dr. Kristiina Kumpulainen,…Continue
On our last day, in the morning of July 13, 2012, we created a Dragonfly (Patti Swank), Octopus (Ben Bates) and a Helicopter (Jen Kohan). We then settled back inside the Tavern of Fine Arts and…Continue
On our 5th day about an hour before lunch time, all 3RDspacers refamiliarized themselves with Ben Garcia's What We Do Best from the Journal of Museum Education. His article reframed the challenge…Continue
Here is a handout/resource packet for the IIMP I'll be prototyping in the museum galleries this afternoon. I did switch to artwork we worked with today -- we responded to Anselm Kiefer's "Burning Rods."
Enjoy! I hope to upload more resources before the end of the week (just in case anyone finds them useful).…Continue
Here is a link to the latest KDHX radio arts interview featuring yours truly. It's a short interview, and they always cut out the really good stuff, but I thought it was fun. Nancy Kranzberg is one of the biggest supporters of the arts in St. Louis, and she has been doing this short radio spot for decades. Always good to be connecting these ideas to a broader community.…Continue
This week, we're going to be connecting with a couple short readings/posts from a site I recently launched called ArtMuseumTeaching.com -- a collaborative forum for reflecting on practice in my field of museum education.
We've provided copies of the 2 short readings in your folders, but I also wanted to provide direct links (since the posts have links in them, and include Comments from other educators). …Continue