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Teacher Professional Development

TOWTAhttp://www.calmuseums.org/_data/n_0001/resources/live/CQuerio_Teaching.pdf            

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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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