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December 2022

8 ways to show up in your most resourceful state

Today I’m talking about how we can get ourselves into our best state - our most resourceful state - for when we show up to facilitate art discussions, tours, programmes or lessons. And sharing 8 different ways for you to turn up at your best! How you show up is important. Whether you’re leading a

November 2022

The joy of engaging with objects

THE JOY OF ENGAGING WITH OBJECTS WITH ALEX WOODALL INTRODUCTION  I’m really happy to be talking to Dr Alex Woodall about her wonderful work with objects. We’re talking about how the joys of working with objects creatively. We’re exploring how you can use objects to spark all sorts of connections, associations and

How to Look at Art (Slowly)

HOW TO LOOK AT ART (SLOWLY) We’ve reached another milestone and in honour of 75 episodes, I’m releasing a new resource today which shares 31 different ways that you can look at art or objects in museums. Today I’m going to talk you through some of these different ways of looking

How to enjoy art (without knowing anything about it)

INTRODUCTION        Today I’m chatting to Ben Street about his new book 'How to Enjoy Art: A Guide for Everyone'. We’re talking about how we can engage with art without needing to know anything about it.   Ben Street is an author, educator and art historian. He’s also been a school

How to talk about climate activist protests in art museums

HOW TO TALK ABOUT CLIMATE ACTIVIST PROTESTS IN ART MUSEUMS Summary Sheet for Episode 73 - Resources for talking about contentious issues   Today’s episode follows on from some popular posts I shared on social media recently about how to talk about the recent activist protests in art

October 2022

Reacting to art with our bodies with Rachel Ropeik

REACTING TO ART WITH OUR BODIES WITH RACHEL ROPEIK INTRODUCTION  Today I’m talking to Rachel Ropeik about her work. We’re talking about the many ways in which we can incorporate movement into our work as educators and how it can help with engagement. Rachel Ropeik is an educator, facilitator, adventurer, experience builder

Deconstructing the traditional guided tour with Hanna Piksen

DECONSTRUCTING THE TRADITIONAL GUIDED TOUR with HANNA PIKSEN INTRODUCTION  Today I’m so happy to be talking to Hanna Piksen about deconstructing the traditional guided tour and creating a completely new experience where guides are given free rein to design and lead the tour entirely from their own perspective.  Hanna Piksen is the

September 2022