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How to Look at Art, A Museum Visitor"s Guide

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Published by Aardvark Publishing Co .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

ContributionsJennifer Bressler (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPerfect Paperback
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12502156M
ISBN 10159971857X
ISBN 109781599718576

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1. LOOK. Take time to look at the work of art. Encourage students to take in the entire work of art, paying close attention to details. Even if you’re not a professional curator or art director, you can visit an art museum the ways the pros do. Just use the tips in the following list: Get a postcard: Postcards are cheaper and are a whole lot easier to lug around than three-pound guide books. When you lose your way, simply flash a postcard at a guard and get directions quickly. Whether first-timer or frequent visitor, the book demonstrates the sense and nonsense of museum etiquette. It lets you tackle the challenges art poses by taking things into your own hands. Because the typical museum behavior – “Walk slowly, but keep walking”, writer Gertrude Stein suggests – is seldom the most rewarding. One of New York City's most popular tourist attractions, the Metropolitan Museum of Art welcomes million visitors a Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection and special exhibits offer something for everyone -- from Ancient Egyptian vases and Roman Statues to Tiffany stained glass and Rembrandt paintings there is something for nearly everyone.

One of the 21st century’s great wonders, the Metropolitan Museum of Art contains an incomparable collection of humanity’s greatest accomplishments — spanning 6, years and the entire globe.   Evidence: Nowadays, musuem visitors typically look at a work of art for less than a minute. They look quickly and maybe take a picture. Answer Anticipation: Missing Links? Potential Objections? MISSING LINK: "how willing you are to engage with art" is related to "how long you pause to look at a work of art in a museum". This guide has been created for parents and caregivers to help children 8 to 11 years old understand the history of the World Trade Center, what happened on 9/11, and how the site has been rebuilt. Note that this guide does not include the Museum’s historical exhibition, Septem , which may not be appropriate for visitors 10 years old. How to Visit an Art Museum offers fresh perspectives on how to behave once inside the museum. Whether first-timer or frequent visitor, it shows you the sense and nonsense of museum etiquette. Whether first-timer or frequent visitor, it shows you the sense and nonsense of museum etiquette.

A pleasant, quick read that I picked up at my library's book sale. It wasn't nearly as judgmental as I feared: the author is essentially advocating identifying the types of art that you're interested in seeing and seeking it out; going through the museum at a pace that you are comfortable with; not trying to tackle too much in one trip; and most of all, to try to keep an open mind/5. Julia Forbes, Head of Museum Interpretation, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA. Take a Look at American Art Family Guide. Take a Look at Decorative Arts Family Guide (an architecture family guide will be available soon) Designed for children ages , small booklet format. Some general thoughts shared by Jenna about family guides. A Visitor’s Guide in an Active Museum: Presentations, Communications, and Reflection • novel technological research study [Rocchi et al. ]. The observation of group behavior in face to. LoÏe’s: The Museum Café is open a.m. until p.m. Loïe’s is located at the south end of the Lower Level of the Mary and bruce Stevenson wing. The Museum Store is open during museum hours and offers art books and an interesting selection of gifts. Members receive a 10% discount. Left to right: Sam hill (), Queen Marie of.