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Author Burnham, Rika.

Title Teaching in the art museum : interpretation as experience / Rika Burnham and Elliott Kai-Kee
Published Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, [2011]


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Description xii, 160 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents The art of teaching in the museum -- A brief history of teaching in the art museum -- Gallery teaching as guided interpretation -- Intense looks: solitude, scholarship, and a teacher's transformative experience -- Conversation, discussion, and dialogue -- Questioning the use of questions -- Information in gallery teaching: Charles Le Brun's Water tapestry -- Gallery teaching as interpretive play -- The Barnes foundation as a place for teaching -- The last temptation -- The future of teaching in art museums
Summary Teaching in the Art Museum investigates the mission, history, theory, practice, and future prospects of museum education. In this book Rika Burnham and Elliott Kai-Kee define and articulate a new approach to gallery teaching, one that offers groups of visitors deep and meaningful experiences of interpreting art works through a process of intense, sustained looking and thoughtfully facilitated dialogue.--[book cover]
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Art museums -- Educational aspects.
Art museums -- Environmental aspects.
Art -- Study and teaching.
Author Kai-Kee, Elliott.
J. Paul Getty Museum.
LC no. 2010037002
ISBN 1606060589 (paperback)
9781606060582 (paperback)
Other Titles Interpretation as experience