Very excited to have been awarded a Sachs Program for Arts Innovation grant to develop Designing Motherhood as an open-source curriculum.
Art History Pedagogy and Practice (AHPP), a new online, open-access, and peer-reviewed journal developed in response to two key issues: first, the recognition that art historians need opportunities to share rigorous pedagogical research produced in the field; and second, the reality that teaching in the discipline has historically been undervalued in both economic and scholarly… Continue reading Recent post on the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Summary [download the full white paper here] While art historians in higher education devote extensive amounts of time, effort, and energy to the job of teaching, the attitude persists that this role is separate, or even a distraction, from the primary responsibility to contribute as scholars in the field. Maintaining the duality of teaching and… Continue reading Untitled
I’m co-teaching a class led by Paola Antonelli at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design this fall–details here.
More details on the paper session I’ll be participating in here.
ArtHistoryTeachingResources.org launches new site design and content. In 2011, I set out with my colleague and AHTR co-founder, Karen Shelby, to better support peer discussion and collaboration teaching the art history survey. We built a site and started to create and support content; four years and several grants (including a Kress) later, we re-launched the site in late January 2015.
November 2014. Three-part course at the Frick Collection, “Masterpieces in Dialogue.”
March 2014 Panel on Open Educational Resources, CUNY Graduate Center, NYC
Frick Forum Evening Class–“What is Art History?”
Over three weeks, my evening class explored the question “What is Art History?” through gender, technology, aesthetics and criticism, looking at sixteenth-century bronzes, works by Monet, Whistler and Cy Twombly, and curious eyes.
Painting, Identity and Modern Life Three-part course: July 9, 10 & 11, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Michelle Fisher, Adjunct Lecturer in Art History, Parsons The New School for Design Participate in three conversations that reflect on identity and modernity in the nineteenth century. How did painters such as Manet, Monet, and Renoir use their canvases to… Continue reading Untitled
An archive of one iteration of one of the courses I teach at Parsons The New School For Design.
“My main concern was that, unlike at my previous place of work (the Guggenheim Museum), I hadn’t found any basic template or peer-to-peer platform for sharing teaching resources. I felt like I’d spent a semester reinventing a very linear wheel. I was searching for the conversations teachers of all levels have (or don’t get to… Continue reading Untitled
Fall 2012–a semester of exploring the history of the nineteenth century through visual arts and architecture.
One of my favorite courses I’ve ever taught–not least because of the amazing students I got to know during the semester. See an archive of all of our conversations on the art market here, from 2012.