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Behind the Scenes, Education
With the summer term fast approaching, new interns at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage may wonder how their experience here will help prepare them for future work experiences.
Long considered austere, labyrinthine institutions, museums are keeping pace in today’s cultural landscape with new educational programming focused squarely on visitors.
In “The Urgency of Empathy and Social Impact in Museums,” Mike Murawski, director of education and public programs at the Portland Art Museum, called on museums to foster dialogue
Cultural Transmission, Education
Using the power of their video camera and insightful questions, last year two budding folklorists helped save an ancient craft tradition in India.
Education, Social Justice
GALACTIC now hosts GALACTIC@SI, a living classroom at the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival.
Education, Environment, Traditional Knowledge
The ocean is my classroom, a place of learning not only for my students but also for myself.
What comes to mind when you hear the word “folklore”?
Education, Work Life
This year’s American Folklore Society (AFS) conference was held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, during the first week of November.