Lesson Name: Statue of Liberty Class-as-Curator Workshop
Primary Museum Pedagogy: Putting it All Together, Physicality, Narrativity, Materiality
Course Title and Description: Museum Pedagogy in the Classroom Workshop, Teaching and Learning Center, CUNY
Lesson Overview: This lesson plan was developed for a workshop at the Teaching and Learning Center at the CUNY Graduate Center in February, 2018. It combines the pedagogies of physicality, narrativity, and materiality to create a classroom-based curatorial process.
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.