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April 21, 2015  |  Intern Chronicles
Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo: From “City of God” to Cities of People
The Rio Museum of Art. Photo: Athnina Balopoulou

The Rio Museum of Art. Photo: Athina Balopoulou

As urban sociologist Robert Park wrote, the city is “man’s most consistent and on the whole, his most successful attempt to remake the world he lives in more after his heart’s desire.” However, how aware are we of our right to reinvent the city, and not just access what is presented to us? How much more creative and human-centered could we be when rethinking the processes of urbanization? Read more

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November 4, 2014  |  Learning and Engagement
The Ferris Bueller Moment: Finding Your Own Revelation in the Museum
Hope Ginsburg: Objects in Transition class at MoMA, March 15, 2014. © 2014​ ​The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Photo: Erica Gannett. Shown: Meret Oppenheim. Object. 1936. Fur-covered cup, saucer, and spoon, cup 4 3/8" (10.9 cm) in diameter; saucer 9 3/8" (23.7 cm) in diameter; spoon 8" (20.2 cm) long, overall height 2 7/8" (7.3 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchase. © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/Pro Litteris, Zurich

Shown: Meret Oppenheim. Object. 1936. Fur-covered cup, saucer, and spoon, cup 4 3/8″ (10.9 cm) in diameter; saucer 9 3/8″ (23.7 cm) in diameter; spoon 8″ (20.2 cm) long, overall height 2 7/8″ (7.3 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchase. © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/Pro Litteris, Zurich. Hope Ginsburg: Objects in Transition class at MoMA, March 15, 2014. © 2014​ ​The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Photo: Erica Gannett

Reading Stephanie Rosenbloom’s article, “The Art of Slowing Down in a Museum,” recently published in The New York Times, has reminded me of the importance of “deep looking” in the museum and ways to enhance visitor experience at MoMA. As a museum educator, I spend a lot of time thinking about the visitor and how to help improve their interactions with art. Like Italy’s slow food movement, it’s about improving quality and savoring the moment. Read more

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February 13, 2014  |  Learning and Engagement
Conversations across Cultures: Facilitating Art-Making Workshops with Educators from Korea

Workshop participants create artwork inspired by Warhol and Kim

Workshop participants create artwork inspired by Andy Warhol and Kim Whanki

As New Yorkers, we like to think we have a handle on public transit. The local, the express, the muttering person you try and steer clear of—we’re unfazed. But tackling the subway in Seoul, South Korea, was a different story. Read more

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January 23, 2014  |  Learning and Engagement
A Video Is Worth a Thousand Words: Online Learning with The MoMA Alzheimer’s Project

I’ve racked up a lot of frequent flier miles working with The MoMA Alzheimer’s Project. My colleagues and I have had the great pleasure of traveling to places like Amsterdam, Tokyo, and Alexandria, Louisiana (population: 48,000) to facilitate training workshops on how to use art to engage individuals with Alzheimer’s disease. Read more

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Make It Work: In the Studio with the Quest to Learn School

Put a group of student artists in a room with five hours to complete three days’ worth of work—and then tell them they have to exhibit their work to the public at MoMA the following day. Read more

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February 19, 2013  |  Learning and Engagement
“Plundering Pirates” Invade the Galleries!

You may ask yourself: “What did these pirates intend to plunder from MoMA and what does it have to do with the Museum’s Education Department?” Read more

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November 19, 2012  |  Learning and Engagement, Videos
Capturing the Magic: School Visits Video
A School Visits film shoot in action

A School Visits film shoot in action

As most museum educators know, capturing what we do is difficult. The insightful comments and “a-ha” moments visitors have during our programs often go unrecorded. Read more