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About projectpatrimonio

Helena Boyden Lamb, born 1985 in New York, has studied and worked in Politics, Heritage Ethics and Politics, and Opera Singing. Most recently, she is working in Brussels where she started in a European Think Tank and is now the Executive Office of a NGO which facilitates Youth Politics across the EU. She has a Bachelor with Honors from Stanford University, California in Classics: Politics and Heritage and a Masters with Honors from the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK in European Identity. She has conducted academic or independent grant-funded research in the UK, France, Italy, Greece, Russia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, and Albania. She was, previously, an archaeologist and an opera singer. Cynthia Querio is a Museum Educator currently living and working in Los Angeles. She is interested in heritage and identity politics and the role of museum education departments in the trajectory of this debate. She moved to Los Angeles to pursue a 9 month graduate internship at the Getty Villa's education department and has continued to work in many museums in Los Angeles including LACMA and the Autry National Center. Her academic background is in the Classics, which was her major at Stanford University and which she continued to pursue with a Masters in the History of Classical Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art.

Teacher Professional Development

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The art of a true actor

http://articles.latimes.com/2011/jan/05/entertainment/la-et-john-lithgow-20110105 http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/26/books/john-lithgows-memoir-drama-an-actors-education.html?src=recg Last year I saw John Lithgow perform a one man play ‘Stories by Heart’ at the Mark Taper Forum.  The solo performance explored Lithgow’s relationship with his father, an itinerant thespian and theater director, and the stories he read Lithgow … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Nature of Art

“Art is perhaps concerned with ordering experience and expressing that order not in general statements but in a most succinct and concrete way that nevertheless [refers] to the many diverse orders of experience that man encounters: the natural, the animal, … Continue reading

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Seeing Beauty in Urban Decay

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/21/arts/design/andrew-moores-photographic-take-on-detroit-decay.html?ref=design Andrew Moore’s photographs of Detroit reveal an eerie beauty in the abandoned buildings of Detroit.  These images, which some have lambasted as ‘ruin porn’, evoke Piranesi’s 18th century paintings of Roman ruins, a popular backdrop used by artists since … Continue reading

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Pasadena Unified School District’s ‘My Masterpieces’

http://www.calmuseums.org/dsp_emailhandler.cfm?eid=113549&uid=15072 Arts education has been threatened in recent years by budget cuts and teacher furloughs.  Museum education departments are reimagining their roles in public education and are creating new programming to fill the gaps.  At the 2011 CAM Conference presenters … Continue reading

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Stolen Rembrandt found in Encino Church, Returned

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/08/stolen-rembrandt-church.html

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European Museum looking to return ancestral remains

http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15290057,00.html

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