Every Artwork Tells A Story
Weaver, Victoria, School Arts
Museum trips can be rewarding events for students during the school year. Planning ahead is the key to their success.
I like to plan a pre-museum lesson and a post-museum critical essay or project. This allows students to observe fine art, learn museum manners, and apply their knowledge of ideas, artists, and concepts to real situations.
What Does the Museum Offer?
Most museums have docents on their staff who are trained to guide groups of students through the galleries with specific thematic criteria. A museum with a docent staff will be the easiest for both you and your students. These programs are highly effective in that they are focused on age and …
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Publication information: Article title: Every Artwork Tells A Story. Contributors: Weaver, Victoria - Author. Magazine title: School Arts. Volume: 99. Issue: 4 Publication date: December 1999. Page number: 24. © 1999 Davis Publications, Inc. COPYRIGHT 1999 Gale Group.
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