NCAEA & WS/FCS
On Tue, 1 Oct 1996 PKHILL wrote:
> I'm taking that first giant step from being a list "lurker" to actually writing in to get some information.
> I'm the Curator of Education at a mid-sized University art museum that focuses
> on Contemporary art. We are hosting an exhibition next Spring entitled
> "The Liberated Image" that focuses on photography from the 1970's through
> the 1990's from the collection of the Tampa Museum of Art. I would like
> to conduct one of our Saturday Children's Workshops, classes aimed at
> 8-11 year old children that last for about 1 1/2 hours, in conjunction
> with this exhibition.
> What I'm looking for from all of you is ideas for simple photography projects
> that would be appropriate for this age group. I would love something
> that gives them insight into the photographic process, such as making pinhole
> cameras, but I do not know what kind of equipment/materials are needed.
> We do have a darkroom in the museum, but most classes are conducted in a room
> that does not even have a sink (the museum building was constructed before
> there was a full-time educator on staff.) Either email ideas to me directly or
> to the list, if you feel there would be wider interest.
> Thank you in advance for all your help!
> Pam Hill, Curator of Education
> Weatherspoon Art Gallery
> University of North Carolina at Greensboro