• Portland Art Museum—Educator Resource Site
  • Students explore works of art via written narrative

    Students explore works of art via written narrative

  • Student records a story about how his object acquired its meaning

    Students relate personal stories about how their objects acquired meaning

  • Tableau

    Students & Docents use tableau, a theater storytelling exercise, to interact with works of art in the galleries

  • PhotographicStorytelling_Cover

    Students reflect on the relationships between people & their objects with photographic storytelling

  • Museum Docent Sharron Reichle works with a student in the Impressionist Gallery

    Museum Docent Sharron Reichle works with a student writing in the Impressionist Gallery

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