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 […]

Teaching Artist Brings Photographic Storytelling to the Classroom

Posted by on May 14, 2014 in Art-making, Classroom, Photography | No Comments
Teaching Artist Brings Photographic Storytelling to the Classroom

By Julie Keefe—I’ve been fortunate the last three years to work with a talented group of forward-thinking people at the Portland Art Museum who created and developed Object Stories from the Middle, a wonderful platform that allowed teaching artists and docents to directly engage with hundreds of students and educators in the tri-county region and […]