Lessons from the International Community: Education and Learning

Start Day and Time
Sunday May 7 4-5:15 p.m.
Venue and Meeting Room
122 America's Center
"A Bridge between Museums and Schools: A Case Study of the Collaborative Project of the National Museum of China" provides insight on a primary school-based curriculum that was initiated by the museum in partnership with 30 schools in Beijing that serves 180,000 students and serves as model to other museums in China. 
Presenter: Jing Zhao, vice director of social education and promotion division, National Museum of China 

"Weaving Community with Educators, Artists and the Museum of Modern Art in Bogota (MAMBO)" offers insight on dialogues, talks and exploration workshops between educators, artists and museum staff to create and explore art tools for early childhood education. 
Presenter: Lydia Vasquez, head of education department, Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogota 

 "Interactive Use of Cultural Artifacts in Visual and Performing Art" is designed to provide elementary school students knowledge about the cultural objects in the museum through the art of drawing, speaking, singing and dancing. 
Presenter: Vivian Kinoti, education officer, National Museums of Kenya