Museum Education Class
- If you want to develop more expertise in your work as a museum
educator and live within driving distance of Northern Illinois
University (NIU), DeKalb, Illinois, consider taking a spring semester
graduate course called MUSEUM EDUCATION.
Who is teaching the course?
Dr. Lucy Townsend, executive director of the Country School
Association of America and curator of the Blackwell History of
Education Museum, NIU.
When will the course meet?
Jan 16- May 14, Wednesdays, 6:30-9:00 p.m. on the NIU campus.
What activities will students do?
Visit area museums to analyze exhibits and programs, dialogue with
museum educators in the field, plan a museum education
program/exhibition for an imaginary or actual museum, discuss recent
publications on museum education.
For more information about museum studies at NIU, visit
http://www.clas.niu.edu/mstudies/ or phone Lucy at 815-753-1236.