Thursday, January 3, 2013
What happens behind the locked door off the WCMA atrium? This room is the Rose Study Gallery, our object-study classroom. Professors teach with works of art from storage that are arranged in a mini-exhibition just for their class. The Rose Study Gallery hosts a variety of courses and artworks throughout the year. Here is a sample week from November 2012 to give a sense of this variety.
Tuesday, November 27
Maria Elena Cepeda and Latina/o Studies 313
Race, Beauty, and Power in the…
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Here at WCMA, we take our role as a teaching museum seriously. Check out some interesting links about the concept of a teaching museum.
Monday, February 22, 2010
The night before Landscapes of the Mind opened to the public I dreamed that I walked into the gallery with my partner and some friends. All the works were back in boxes, and Richard, one of the preparators, was up on the ladder painting the walls. In shock, I thought of all the work that had gone into installing the show that month now lost. Waking, I had to convince myself that it was a dream. I never had the classic professor anxiety…