Discover how museum educators can learn invaluable lessons from immersive art experiences. Drawing from my firsthand experience at David Hockney: Bigger and Closer in London,… Read More »What can museum educators learn from immersive art experiences?
In Episode 92 of The Art Engager podcast, I’m chatting to Heather Thomas, the Head of Learning and Engagement at the Lightbox Museum and Gallery… Read More »Improving mental health and wellbeing through art with Heather Thomas
INTRODUCTION I know thinking routines are a huge crowd pleaser. I’m their biggest fan too – they have fundamentally changed the way I lead discussions… Read More »6 benefits of using thinking routines in the museum
Listen to this post: INTRODUCTION I’m talking today about making space and time for slow looking. If you’ve been around for a while, you’ll know… Read More »How to make space and time for slow looking
INTRODUCTION Way back in 2011, I discovered the magic of thinking routines and Visible Thinking whilst working at a museum in Amsterdam. It was at… Read More »What is Visible Thinking in the Museum?
INSPIRING CREATIVE WRITING THROUGH ART WITH MARY HALL SURFACE INTRODUCTION Today I’m delighted to be talking to playwright, theatre director, teaching artist and museum educator… Read More »Inspiring Creative Writing through Art with Mary Hall Surface
ART AND DEMENTIA WITH CATHERINE CHASTNEY INTRODUCTION For our thirtieth episode, I’m delighted to be talking to Catherine Chastney. Catherine is an art educator and… Read More »Art and Dementia with Catherine Chastney
How can you make museum-visiting with kids a stress-free experience? Here’s my quick guide to stress-free museum visits with kids – perfect for the school… Read More »Quick Guide to Stress-Free Museum Visits with your Kids
Much has been written about the power of art works, objects, artefacts to inspire, provoke curiosity and interest. It is generally accepted that looking at… Read More »Slow-Looking: In-Depth Experiences with Art and Museum Objects
Van Gogh is largely known for still life paintings such as Sunflowers or small landscape paintings created from the view from his window such as… Read More »Impressions of Landscape: Daubigny, Monet, and Van Gogh at the Van Gogh Museum