Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Museum education. Get inspired and try out new things.
Have you taken your kids to see any good art lately? As a an art museum educator I spend a fair amount of time thinking about how adults can help children talk about and make sense of art. Why is talking about art important? There are so many reasons! Talking about art is good for kids’ minds: it helps them think critically, develop strong reasoning skills, pay attention to nuance, and explore new ways of interpreting the world. However, facilitating a rich discussion about an abstract…
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A study involving school-age students who toured an art museum suggests that the experience boosts children's critical thinking skills and historical empathy.
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Slow Looking and 5 Other Simple Activities to Enhance Your Students’ Ability to Analyze Art (The Art of Education)
With everything you have to fit into your curriculum, do you ever feel like some things just fall by the wayside? Whether it’s specific projects or larger concepts, there often isn’t time to “do it al
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Museums have to be one of my girls' favorite places to visit. We are always making a trip during school breaks and vacations. They are a great place to explore art and history. I'm always looking for ways to change
Art museum activities encourage children to explore art and express their own creativity. Try our art museum activities with your kids!
As those who follow me on Twitter and via this blog know, I am an advocate of the Maker Education movement. The reason, as I’ve mentioned, is that I come from a background in Experiential Ed…
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Our town has a small art museum. The word museum may be stretching it a bit. It's more of a large collection in a public building. Regardless, it's some great art. Our past trips have been a whirlwind. $10 for entry for our family and only 10 minutes were spent. My boys don't REALLY looked at the art. That's the problem. They act like it's a race to get from one one room to the next. I cooked up this fun activity to slow the pace a bit. My sons both like look-and-find books, so I had a hunch…
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To Boost Audience Engagement, the Delaware Museum of Art Tries Something Radically Simple: Post-Its | Artnet News
It's all part of a method called "prototyping," and comes as part of a strategy to reconsider the kinds of stories the museum tells.
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My husband and I love culture and history, and one of our favourite (weekend) activities is to go to museums. When traveling to new places, but also when we’re at home here in Amsterdam, we love to discover the information and inspiration that museums can offer us. Our love for museums has certainly rubbed off on our children …
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These ten fun kinesthetic activities will help students connect with artists and works of art by using their bodies and moving!
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