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Activating Museum Audiences and Cultivating Multicultural Engagement – SOLD OUT

Time: 02/21/2018: 10:30AM–12:00PM
Location: Room 512

Workshop Leaders: Giovanni Aloi, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Nenette Luarca-Shoaf, Art Institute of Chicago

What are the challenges involved in working with museum audiences today? The topics covered include: structuring guided tours, delivering lunchtime gallery talks, working on private events, engaging visitors in gallery Q&As, and running academically-focused discussion Sessions. Art historical knowledge can be productively mobilized to activate museum collections beyond the traditional clichés of the ‘museum highlights tour’. This workshop explores the issues involved in communicating complex and contemporary content to diverse audiences in ways that inform, empower, and engage.

Workshop Specializations: Pedagogy-Educational Strategies-Teaching Methodology, Non-Traditional or Alternative Career Paths

Required Workshop Materials: Note-taking materials.

Registration cap: 20



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