Teaching in the art museum : interpretation as experience / Rika Burnham and Elliott Kai-Kee.

Title: 
Teaching in the art museum : interpretation as experience / Rika Burnham and Elliott Kai-Kee.

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Author/Artist: 
Burnham, Rika.
Publisher: 
Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, ©2011.
Description: 
xii, 160 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Other Authors: 
Kai-Kee, Elliott.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
142100
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
N430.B86 2011z
Variant Title: 
Interpretation as experience
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Teaching in the Art Museum ... investigates the mission, history, theory, practice, and future prospects of museum education... 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."--Back cover.
Contents: 
The art of teaching in the museum / Rika Burnham and Elliott Kai-Kee --
A brief history of teaching in the art museum / Elliott Kai-Kee --
Gallery teaching as guided interpretation / Rika Burnham and Elliott Kai-Kee --
Intense looks: solitude, scholarship, and a teacher's transformative experience / Rika Burnham --
Conversation, discussion, and dialogue / Rika Burnham and Elliott Kai-Kee --
Questioning the use of questions / Rika Burnham and Elliott Kai-Kee --
Information in gallery teaching: Charles Le Brun's Water tapestry / Rika Burnham --
Gallery teaching as interpretive play / Rika Burnham and Elliott Kai-Kee --
The Barnes Foundation as a place for teaching / Rika Burnham --
The last temptation: teaching toward peak experiences / Rika Burnham --
The future of teaching in art museums / Rika Burnham and Elliott Kai-Kee.
ISBN: 
9781606060582 (pbk.)
1606060589 (pbk.)