Lecturer: Olivia Meehan
Time: 14: 00 – 15: 30, Monday, November 05, 2018
Venue: Conference Room, Inside-Out Art Museum
Inside-Out Art Museum will hold a workshop titled "A Guide to Exhibition" on November 5, Monday. PhD Olivia Meehan is invited to lecture participants how to appreciate and describe a piece of art, with focus on the issue of reading images.
The day before that, she will give a talk about her research, as one of the closing events for the current exhibition, Dancing Notes: New Works by Pang Tao.
In the workshop, participants will spend time observing and analyzing the selected works from the exhibition Dancing Notes: New Works by Pang Tao. Using object-based learning methods, they will think about strategies for looking at and describing works of art. This workshop will be of particular interest to public programmers and teachers from art institutions and schools.
This workshop is open for the public. Ideal number of participants is less than 20. If you are interested, leave a message including your name and mobile number to this WeChat account. It will be confirmed by reply.
Olivia Meehan received her MPhil and PhD in History of Art from the University of Cambridge, King’s College. Since graduating she has worked in museums and galleries and as lecturer and tutor in the History of Art. Most recently she has been researching effective object-based learning models in the museum and gallery environment focusing on reading, language and visual literacy. Olivia has trained at the V&A Museum London in their Creating Innovating Learning Programmes and in 2015 she was visiting fellow at the École Normale Supérieure Paris, studying works by Tsugouharu Foujita held at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Olivia is currently Curator of Academic Programs at the Ian Potter Museum of Art at the University of Melbourne.