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 […]

Where Do I Belong? Student Writing in the Museum

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Where Do I Belong? Student Writing in the Museum

By Danae Hutson—As someone with the ability to lurk around the galleries I have witnessed educators using the unique learning environment of a museum to create amazing gallery writing experiences. Others just seem to fizzle. So what gives? In the learning evaluation of Object Stories—From the Middle, we found that proximity to art objects does […]