The Museum as Muse: Connecting with New Audiences (2013 SF)

Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver, British Columbia

The docents of the Museum of Anthropology will share their innovative approach to using untapped museum assets. "The Museum as Muse" focuses on the iconic architecture of the Museum building and challenges students to develop their creative thinking. Designed for middle and high school students, this program aligns with art, drafting, and computer design curricula. Participants will leave the session with the necessary tools to design their own unique programs.

Presenters: Jill Baird, Curator of Education and Public Programs (works alongside a committed group of Volunteer Associates to deliver Education programs); Sheila Carnahan, Gallery Guide and member of the Education Committee; Marilyn Bild, Gallery Guide and Co-chair of the Education Committee