Teaching with Contemporary Art

Starting Friday: Guest TWCA Writer Julie Thomson


Starting tomorrow and for the next two weeks, Julie Thomson will be guest writing for the Teaching With Contemporary Art column. Julie is the Associate Curator of Education at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University where she develops materials for docents and teachers to use with K-12 audiences. She has an M.A. in Art History and has worked at a number of museums including the National Gallery of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, Kresge Art Museum at Michigan State University and the Smith College Museum of Art.

We welcome her perspectives on recent exhibits in the Washington D.C. area and look forward to the next two columns, starting with a review and commentary on Art21, Season 2 artist Martin Puryear‘s show at the National Gallery on Friday.

Joe Fusaro is the senior education advisor for Art21, and has written Art21’s “Teaching with Contemporary Art” column since 2008. He is an exhibiting artist and visual arts chair for the Nyack Public Schools in New York; and an adjunct instructor for New York University’s Graduate Program in Art and Arts Professions.

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