A (class) Museum without Walls

Lesson Name: A (class) Museum without Walls

Primary Museum Pedagogy: Narrativity and Class-as-Curator/Putting it All Together

Course Title and Description: Advanced Foreign Language / ESL course

Lesson Overview: This assignment invites students to draft a collective narrative based on artworks on display in museums located nearby their college (here, NYC). The different stages of the curating process along with the final outcome is archived on a class blog. Ultimately, the students go visit some of the artworks featuring the class thematic exhibition, and compare the display they created with the “physical”, existing one.

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