Museum Cart for Russian Studies

Description: Oct 10, 2012 - Students examine and discuss ethnic objects from Eastern Europe as part of Professor Masha Belyavski-Frank's course: Werewolves, Huts on Chicken Legs and Bathhouse Demons: East European Folklore. Submitted by: DePauw [...]

Critiquing Museum Exhibitions

Description: This assignment has been used to break students into groups as follows: Working in groups of three, choose one gallery theme for your group to explore in-depth. You may choose any exhibition space from [...]

Intro to Religious Studies: Museums as Sacred Sites

Description: This one-hour classroom exercise was used in an introductory religious studies course. Students viewed a contemporary painting exhibition as well as a work of public sculpture, and debated the role of secular museums as [...]

Museum Exhibition Workshop

Description: This workshop will introduce students to many of the fundamental concepts behind the creation of a successful museum exhibition. Working closely with DePauw University gallery staff, students will learn how to handle and care [...]

Roberts: “The Power of Patience” (2013)

Description: Professor Jennifer L. Roberts at Harvard University makes a compelling case for object-based learning by "...teaching students the value of deceleration and immersive attention." Submitted by: DePauw University Click the following link to download [...]

Object Label Editing Rubric and Object Label Writing Examples

Description: This editing rubric is used when students are doing peer edits of student curated exhibitions. Student written object labels are color coded to the rubric where they provide evidence of formal analysis, context, and [...]