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Verran, Joanna; Redfern, James; Moravej, Haleh; Adebola, Yvonne – Journal of Biological Education, 2019
A series of events was developed to engage audiences in discussion around the importance of microorganisms in the production of fermented foods, particularly through tasting. The events were designed to attract different audiences: families attending a science museum; families in their community space; and adults in different informal eating…
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Food, Museums, Family (Sociological Unit)
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Cain, Victoria – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
Urged on by a young generation of reform-minded professionals, museums in the United States adopted the premises and practices of consumer culture in the early twentieth century. This article argues that this turn towards consumer culture resulted from a new institutional commitment to public education and a radical re-conception of visual…
Descriptors: Salesmanship, Museums, Public Education, Educational History
Smithsonian Institution, 2012
At the Smithsonian, big questions are the common denominators that unite their museums, research centers, and programs. And curiosity is contagious. Today's small child who looks in awe at the big dinosaurs that once roamed the earth and wonders, "What happened?" might just be tomorrow's paleontologist. Among this year's stories is a…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Museums, Advertising, Exhibits
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Danker, Stephanie Harvey – Art Education, 2014
Adolescents face complex dilemmas such as challenging issues of identity and self-concept, and struggles with building and maintaining relationships. These issues must be embraced in the art classroom. This Instructional Resource will focus on the concept of brand--connecting visual art, marketing, and psychology--and center on ideas found in the…
Descriptors: Art Education, Marketing, Advertising, Artists
Zuk, Bill; Dalton, Robert – 1999
This paper examines the arguments for and against inclusion of advertising art in art education programs, and presents a case for the educational benefits of critically examining advertising art based on museum masterpieces. A search for examples of fine art masterpieces used in advertising art examined which masterpieces are commonly used in…
Descriptors: Advertising, Art Education, Commercial Art, Elementary Secondary Education
Salmen, John P. S. – 1998
This manual was designed to assist museums in becoming accessible to all individuals, including people with disabilities, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 (ADA). Following an introduction that addresses museum attendance, accessibility, universal design, and different types of disabilities, chapter 1, "ADA Basics…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Adults, Arts Centers, Building Design
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Dreyfus, Carol; Connors, Thomas – International Journal of Oral History, 1985
Described is a project in which the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History and the George Meany Memorial Archives analyzed a collection of advertising materials of the Pepsi-Cola USA company and conducted interviews to gather historically valuable information concerning the company. Valuable social history information was…
Descriptors: Advertising, Oral History, Program Descriptions, Social History
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Chase, Valerie – Current, 1984
Provided are suggestions for developing museum/aquarium internship programs. These include writing detailed job descriptions, advertising, designing application forms asking all the information needed, supervising the interns, interviewing applicants as they were applying for a paid position, and others. (JN)
Descriptors: Aquariums, Cooperative Programs, Guidelines, Higher Education
MacMillan, Mark W. – Teaching Pre K-8, 1997
Describes a school program in which two sixth-grade science classes researched, created, and put together an ocean museum targeted at kindergarten through eighth graders who are geographically distanced from the ocean. Details the process for investigating topical areas, organizing teams of students, researching, writing, creating displays, and…
Descriptors: Advertising, Class Activities, Elementary Education, Exhibits
Wolf, Robert L.; Tymitz, Barbara L. – 1979
This report examines the impact and effectiveness of an educational program (Discovery Corners) offered by the National Museum of History and Technology. The main objective is to offer feedback to museum personnel regarding the impact of museum exhibits and programs. The Discovery Corners program involves on-site presentations and demonstrations…
Descriptors: Audience Participation, Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives, Experience
Kamien, Janet; Goldbas, Amy – 1981
The document describes development and implementation of a program offered by the Boston Children's Museum to facilitate museum visits for handicapped children and their families. An advisory council was formed with professionals who work with families and parents of severely disabled children. Among the original objectives were the provision of a…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Demonstration Programs, Family Programs, Museums
Reiss, Alvin H. – 1986
This combination handbook, guidebook, and how-to-do-it manual presents useful marketing and fund-raising strategies for those involved in promoting and funding the arts. Case histories of funding programs and promotions are presented along with advice and guidance on: tapping the corporate treasury; unusual direct-mail techniques; and the use of…
Descriptors: Advertising, Arts Centers, Audiences, Community Resources
Westin, Sandra – USA Today, 1981
Describes an exhibition (originating at the Smithsonian Institution) which celebrates athletes and sports-related figures who became legends in their own time. Information is presented on art works, sports memorabilia, advertising posters, and photographs. (AM)
Descriptors: Athletes, Exhibits, Museums, North American Culture
Fletcher, James E.; Bolen, Donald L., Jr. – 1981
The emphasis of archives is on the maintenance and preservation of materials for scholarly research and professional reference. Archives may be established as separate entities or as part of a library or museum. Film archives may include camera originals (positive and negative), sound recordings, outtakes, scripts, contracts, advertising…
Descriptors: Archives, Film Libraries, Film Production, Film Study
Smith-Shank, Deborah L., Ed. – National Art Education Association, 2004
One of the most significant issues in art education today is the discourse surrounding visual culture: what it is, where it is located, how it is accessed, and its significance to art education. The development of new visual genres and technological innovations for creating and accessing them, have multiplied the forms of information that are…
Descriptors: Semiotics, Mass Media, Art Teachers, Art Education
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