The KAM Self-Guide Series encourages talk between parents, teachers, and learners. Guiding questions are included for an interactive understanding of the artworks. They can be read as it is or modified according to your preference, feel free to skip or add more questions to your conversation.
Museum Educators at Krannert Art Museum use Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) to facilitate conversations around art. By asking a few guiding questions, learners are encouraged to identify different characteristics of artworks and construct their own interpretations. Here are some questions you can ask during the first couple of minutes with an artwork:
As a facilitator of conversations around art, here are some things you can do:
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