Museum Observation Field Journal

Museum Observation Field Journal

Before visiting a museum, we ask students to inventory their assumptions about what they expect, even if the institution is a familiar one—to think about where it is, how it sits on the landscape, its relationship to the natural and built environments. This exercise...
Then and Now

Then and Now

In Spring 2020 millions of students were not in school or on playgrounds as people stay home during the Covid-19 pandemic. Disruptions of our usual daily routines meant we were doing and using things differently. This activity invites you to think about how objects in...
Exploring Portraits, Dress, and Identity in Asian Art

Exploring Portraits, Dress, and Identity in Asian Art

Joanna Pecore Asian Arts & Culture Center, Towson University, Towson, Maryland Discovery Questions What can art objects from distant times and places express about the identity of the people and the cultures depicted in them? How would students represent group...