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Picturing America and the Art of Perception: Reconsidering How We See

October 16, 2009
Short Title
Picturing America and the Art of Perception: Reconsidering How We See
Summary

Professional development course that uses art to improve communication and observation skills. 

Description

Amy Herman, Director of Educational Development at Thirteen/WNET, demonstrated her methodology of improving observation, perception, and communication skills by learning to analyze works of art using the Picturing America images. In this highly participatory session for librarians, Amy engaged participants in a dialogue about looking at art and how to make Picturing America images accessible to audiences who do not have formal art historical training.

Recorded on
10/16/2009
Duration
56 minutes
Presenters

Amy Herman, director of educational development, Thirteen/WNET

Cost
Free
Library Type
Academic / College
Public
School (K-12)
Special
Audience
Children / Family
Young Adult
Job Functions
Professional Development/Training