Lessons from the International Community: Museums in the House
Education and Interpretation
Washington State Convention Center  Wednesday, May 21  8:45-10 a.m.     620 
“MUAC en tu Casa/ MUAC at home “ case study examines a program at the University Museum of Contemporary Art that engages local high school students and disadvantaged communities in Mexico City in museum learning and the exploration of cultural experiences by displaying art in student’s homes for a month. “Art in Home” case study explores an outreach program at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Bogotá that arranges visits between museum staff and families in the Minuto de Dios neighborhood to deepen understanding of their lives, neighborhood, cultural roots and personal connection to works of art, to inform museum research and community-based exhibitions that explore history, memories and family.

Global Perspectives

Session Format :    Flash

Learner Outcomes

Muna Cann - Museo Universitario Arte Contemporaneo

Gustavo Ortiz Serrano - Museum of Contemporary Art- Bogota

Visual Artist of the National University of Colombia, Master in museology at the University of Valladolid, director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Bogotá. Chairman of the District Council of Plastic Arts 2003-2005, and member of the District Council of Culture in the same period. President of the International Council of Museums ICOM, Chapter Colombia 2008-2011, ICOM Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean 2010-2013. Advisory member of the Master in Museology at the National

Greg Stevens - American Alliance of Museums

Greg Stevens is assistant director for professional development at AAM and has facilitated many career-related sessions at the Annual Meeting and in Museum Career Labs. He is the co-editor of "A Life in Museums: Managing Your Museum Career" (2012, The AAM Press).