Tag archive for museums

Dawoud Bey is in Town

Dawoud Bey, In the Factory on Art Babble. I heard Dawoud Bey, noted artist/photographer, writer, curator, and educator, speak today at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art as a part of the Harn Eminent Scholar Series. Bey’s lecture coincides with an exhibition at the…

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Up On The Roof

This past week, I was able to get away to New York City for an art-viewing adventure. One of the highlights of the trip was seeing Doug and Mike Starn‘s Big Bambú installation on the roof garden of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The massive…

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Reflections on My NECC/DC Experience: Part 1

My trip to this year’s National Educational Computing Conference was jam-packed and it’s taken me a few days to decompress and sort it all out. Unlike my 4 full days at last year’s NECC, I only attended conference sessions on Monday this year plus the…

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Talk About Art @ The National Gallery of Art

I’ve been spending parts of the last few days getting ready for my trip next week to Washington DC for the NECC 2009 Conference. I intend to visit some museums on the Saturday prior to the conference, especially the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the…

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MoMA Reinvents Its Online Presence

The Museum of Modern Art relaunched its website today with a new look and new features intended to make the site more responsive to the increased expectations of today’s Web savvy audiences. In addition to providing searchable access to nearly 25,000 works online by over…

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Online Teacher Workshops @ MoMA

Here’s an upcoming professional development opportunity from the Museum of Modern Art: Online Teacher Workshop Exploring Identity Four weekly sessions starting in March 2009, plus independent work Explore MoMA’s collection through the thematic lens of identity. Participants examine how specific works of art convey or…

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MFA Educators Online ~ New Museum Resource

MFA Educators Online is a new teaching and learning tool from the Boston Museum of Fine Art that allows you to create and share custom online art galleries. After registering on the site, you can create your first gallery by browsing or searching the MFA’s…

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Meet Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson

Check out this exceptionally rich site from the Columbus Museum of Art on an extraordinary Ohio artist, Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson.

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Recent Web Sightings

Here are a half dozen interesting sites I’ve come across in the past few weeks: What if Rube Goldberg worked for a Web ad agency? He might do something like this. There’s a new art interactive on the Met site that explores Degas and his…

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ArtThink from SFMOMA

Here’s a relatively new museum site I came across while reading an article on Edutopia by Douglas Cruickshank (8/1/2007): ArtThink is the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s curriculum gateway to its rich collection of interactive programs covering twentieth- and twenty-first-century art and artists. It…

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