Docent Training April 25, 2012 Jane Winchell The Sarah Fraser Robbins Director Art & Nature Center Meg Winikates Art & Nature Program Specialist Lisa Incatasciato Family Programs Coordinator
What’s Up in the Art & Nature Center?O Ripple Effect + ongoing ANC displays O Close on July 8, 2012O Interim ANC O Open from mid/late July 2012 — spring 2013O New ANC + “Artist—Animal Collaborations” O A-A open from June 2013 — March 2014
Interim ANCO “Greatest Hits” modelO Sampling from ongoing displays O Select objects O Hands-on drawersO Favorite interactivesO Books and Boxes ZoneO Drop-in ActivitiesO Prototyping station
New Art & Nature CenterO Same footprint — new design O Separate, adjoined exhibition areas O Ongoing displays O Changing exhibitions O 9 month run times O Art studios O 2 studios O Moveable divider wall O Adjacent large storage room
“Artist-Animal Collaborations” (working title)O Summary: creative outcomes of artists working collaboratively with live animals.
Art Carts at PEMPrototyping July 201 — April 2013
GoalsO Serve all agesO “Activate” galleriesO Visitor directed (but facilitated)O Multi-sensory experiencesO Promote deeper connectionsO Foster social interactionO Focus on key objects and processes
Touchable Objects O Art materials O Replicas O Props O Tools O Multi-sensory options