April 2019 Events
GLAM Faculty Development Spring 2019 Workshop Sessions
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February - Teaching with Objects across Disciplines with Visiting Scholar Lowery Sims, Ph.D.
Thursday, February 28th 11 AM-12:15 PM
Spelman College Museum of Fine Art
Lowery Stokes Sims, Ph.D., former curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and former executive director of the Studio Museum in Harlem, will facilitate a workshop focused on curricular engagement with museum objects. Workshop will be followed by light fare in Women's Resource and Research Center; 2nd floor of Cosby. This workshop is organized in partnership with the Atlanta University Center Collective for the Study of Art History and Curatorial Studies.
March - Teaching with Exhibitions
Monday, March 18th 11 AM-12 PM
AUC Woodruff Library, Archives Research Center
Martina Dodd, AUC GLAM Center’s Museum Education Curator, will give a guided tour of both the Archives Research Center’s exhibition entitled, Black Interiors: Envisioning A Place of Our Own, and its accompanying digital exhibition. The exhibition explores the politics and poetics of the often racialized and gendered space within and around the home to critically examine how social relations and cultural practices are shaped. Following the tour participants will engage in a course development exercise using work exhibited in Black Interiors: Envisioning A Place of Our Own.
March - Curator Talk: Black Interiors
Thursday, March 21st 4:30-5:30 PM
Clark Atlanta University Art Museum
Martina Dodd, AUC GLAM Center’s Museum Education Curator, will discuss her curated exhibition Black Interiors. This exhibition features African American art from 1912 to 2014, entirely drawn from the Clark Atlanta University Art Museum’s permanent collection to call attention to interior spaces as sites of liberation and creative expression.
April - Gallery Tour of Presence: Meditations on the Spelman College Collection
Thursday, April 4th, 10:30 - 11:30 AM
Spelman College Museum of Fine Art
Anne Collins Smith, Curator of Collections, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, will lead a gallery tour of her exhibition Presence: Meditations on the Spelman College Collection, a selection of the Spelman College’s newest gifts and latest acquisitions. Participants will make curricular connections to art objects by deconstructing artworks currently on view.
April - Incorporating Oral Histories into Curriculum
Wednesday, April 10th, 11 AM-12:15 PM
AUC Woodruff Library
Brittany Newberry, Processing Archivist for AUC Woodruff Archives Research Center, will lead a workshop on conducting oral histories. Participants will learn how to incorporate student recorded oral histories into class assignments as well as conduct mock interviews. Participants will leave with tips and tricks on asking questions, ethics, and technology for oral histories.
April - Incorporating Archives into Curriculum: Dos and Don'ts of Planning and Scheduling Archival Classroom Sessions
Wednesday, April 24th 12-1:15 PM
AUC Woodruff Library, Room 202
Tiffany Atwater Lee, Public Services Archivist for AUC Woodruff Archives Research Center, will showcase ways to engage and collaborate with AUC Archivists for inclusion in undergraduate and/or graduate curriculum. The archivist will share policies and procedures on scheduling instructions sessions, expectations of faculty, as well as provide ideas/examples of how AUC archival resources have been used in assignments in the past. This workshop will take place at the AUC Woodruff.
May - ARTstor
Wednesday, May 8th 11 AM-12 PM
AUC Woodruff Library, Room 215
The ARTstor Digital Library is an image database featuring an unparalleled range of images from some of the world's leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists in one easily-navigated repository. Jordan Moore, an AUC reference librarian, will demonstrate to faculty how they can use ARTstor to enrich their lectures, assignments, and personal research.
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GLAM Faculty Development Fall 2018 Workshop Sessions
Monday, August 20th, 2018: Object Based Learning with Clark Atlanta University Art Museum's permanent collections
September 18th, 2018: Gallery Tour and Course Development Exercise-Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness with Makeba Dixon-Hill, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art's Curator of Education
October 10th, 2018: Steps to Partnering with the Archives at the AUC with Tiffany Atwater Lee, Public Services Archivist for AUC Woodruff's Archives Research Center and Holly Smith, Spelman College Archivist
November 14th, 2018: Navigating AUC Digital Commons with Christine Wiseman, Digital Services Department head at AUC's Robert W. Woodruff Library
November 15th, 2018: Webinar-Revealing Hidden Collections: The Our Story Digitization Project at the Atlanta University Center, with Aletha Moore, Digitization Project Manager at AUC's Robert W. Woodruff Library, Holly Smith, Archivist at Spelman College, and Christine Wiseman, Head of Digital Services at AUC's Robert W. Woodruff Library
December 5th, 2018: Creating Curriculum Inspired Online Exhibitions with GLAM's Museum Education Curator, Martina Dodd, and Digital Exhibitions Coordinator, Gayle Schechter
Spring Seminar - May 5, 2018
GLAM Faculty Development Spring 2018 Workshop Sessions
February 8, 2018: Guided tour of "Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi" led by Makeba Dixon-Hill, Curator of Education, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art
March 6, 2018: Arstor training with Jordan Moore, Art Subject Librarian, Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library