ERIC Number: EJ375549
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Silent Pedagogy: How Museums Help Visitors Experience Exhibitions.
Eisner, Elliot W.; Dobbs, Stephen M.
Art Education, v41 n4 p6-15 Jul 1988
Presents a study which examined nonspoken information that provides museums visitors with cues for perceiving, thinking about, and appreciating works of art through displays and labeled exhibitions. Discusses reasons museums operate as they do and considers what might be done to enhance visitors' satisfaction. Calls on museum educators to improve the educative-informative value of art museums. (GEA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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