Storytelling by Quilt: Artmaking in the Classroom

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in Art-making, Classroom, Object Stories | No Comments
Storytelling by Quilt: Artmaking in the Classroom

By Michelle Swinehart— This here is a breakdown of three visits that I had the pleasure of sharing with middle school students throughout the Portland metro area as a part of Object Stories from the Middle, a project by the Portland Art Museum. Quilts tell stories. Why a quilt? Originally, the social process by which some […]

Object Stories: From the Middle

Posted by on May 13, 2014 in Classroom, Museum, Object Stories | No Comments
Object Stories: From the Middle

By Danae Hutson—When I stepped into my new job at the Portland Art Museum as the School & Teacher Program Specialist in September 2011, I was tasked with helping create a program that would strengthen the relationship between classroom teachers, students, and the museum around the recently landed Object Stories Initiative. Almost everyone, at every […]

Educators’ Blog

Posted by on May 1, 2014 in Object Stories | No Comments
Educators’ Blog

The beta version of the Object Stories Educator Resource site launched today.