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Building Bridges to Museums: How Classroom Teachers Can Help Reach Marginalized Youth

By Clare Hagan, DeWitt Clinton High School During most days here in New York (and especially the recent spring break), art museums are thronged with families. Parents, grandparents and their children of all ages orient themselves with maps, cruise galleries and favor

Students reflecting at the Met - small

Building Bridges to Museums: How Classroom Teachers Can Help Reach Marginalized Youth

By Clare Hagan, DeWitt Clinton High School During most days here in New York (and especially the recent spring break), art museums are thronged with families. Parents, grandparents and their children of all ages orient themselves with maps, cruise galleries and favor

Nothing signifies 'play' like this installation by Martin Creed. Photo by Nicolas Mirguet.

Long Live the Spirit of Play: Tracking a Theme through NAEA 2014

By Rachel Ropeik, Brooklyn Museum What do maker spaces, bodily collisions with strangers, and sculptures made of Turkish delight have in common?  They were all part of sessions at the recent 2014 National Art Education Association Convention in San Diego.

Nothing signifies 'play' like this installation by Martin Creed. Photo by Nicolas Mirguet.

Long Live the Spirit of Play: Tracking a Theme through NAEA 2014

By Rachel Ropeik, Brooklyn Museum What do maker spaces, bodily collisions with strangers, and sculptures made of Turkish delight have in common?  They were all part of sessions at the recent 2014 National Art Education Association Convention in San Diego.

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In the Midst of Practice: Reflections on the Gallery Teaching Marathon

By Olga Hubard, Teachers College, Columbia University We all know that one way we grow as museum education professionals is by sharing our practices and the thinking that surrounds them. In most cases we do this through traditional presentations: our

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In the Midst of Practice: Reflections on the Gallery Teaching Marathon

By Olga Hubard, Teachers College, Columbia University We all know that one way we grow as museum education professionals is by sharing our practices and the thinking that surrounds them. In most cases we do this through traditional presentations: our

Teens collaborate with design mentors to create Mobile Apps during the App Jam at Carnegie Science Center. Photo: Ben Filio

Openly Networked Learning In and Across Art Museums

How can museums begin to more closely connect with in-school and out-of-school digital literacy practices, tapping the tools of the digital age as well as the elements of making, connecting, and experimenting that create powerful possibilities for learning?  Can we,

Teens collaborate with design mentors to create Mobile Apps during the App Jam at Carnegie Science Center. Photo: Ben Filio

Openly Networked Learning In and Across Art Museums

How can museums begin to more closely connect with in-school and out-of-school digital literacy practices, tapping the tools of the digital age as well as the elements of making, connecting, and experimenting that create powerful possibilities for learning?  Can we,

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Invisible Pedagogies: Expanding the Concept of Education in Museums

Written by Andrea de Pascual Invisible Pedagogies (IP) is a collective that works on the creation of a space in which we can rethink the relationship between art and education. It was born in Madrid in 2009 and was formed

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Invisible Pedagogies: Expanding the Concept of Education in Museums

Written by Andrea de Pascual Invisible Pedagogies (IP) is a collective that works on the creation of a space in which we can rethink the relationship between art and education. It was born in Madrid in 2009 and was formed

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Sharing Authority / Sharing Perspectives: Native Voices

Written with Deana Dartt, Curator of Native American Art, Portland Art Museum In 1989, the Portland Art Museum brought together a group of about twenty people to discuss the museum’s Rasmussen Collection of Northwest Coast Native American Art. Gathering in

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Sharing Authority / Sharing Perspectives: Native Voices

Written with Deana Dartt, Curator of Native American Art, Portland Art Museum In 1989, the Portland Art Museum brought together a group of about twenty people to discuss the museum’s Rasmussen Collection of Northwest Coast Native American Art. Gathering in

Mike Murawski caught live tweeting photos of the Museum Throw Down. Photo by Neal Stimler.

What’s the Risk? Reflections on a #MuseumThrowDown

Last week, ArtMuseumTeaching partnered up with 3 amazing museum educators and the American Folk Art Museum to host the first Museum Teaching Throw Down.  The event was a huge success, and I would like to thank the American Folk Art

Mike Murawski caught live tweeting photos of the Museum Throw Down. Photo by Neal Stimler.

What’s the Risk? Reflections on a #MuseumThrowDown

Last week, ArtMuseumTeaching partnered up with 3 amazing museum educators and the American Folk Art Museum to host the first Museum Teaching Throw Down.  The event was a huge success, and I would like to thank the American Folk Art