Creating Meaningful Experiences in Art Museums

A Study of Museum Educators’ Perceptions of Meaningful Engagement with Works of Art
  • Nathalie Sienkiewicz


I am stirred by an early childhood memory of a school field trip to an art gallery with my grade one classmates. My experience with a particular painting I saw on this visit has stayed with me ever since, and I often find myself reflecting on the nature of this and other early encounters with art. The painting was the subject of a guided group discussion, facilitated by an arts educator at the museum.


Personal Connection Meaningful Experience Personal Interpretation Walk Away Meaningful Engagement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nathalie Sienkiewicz
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  1. 1.McMichael Canadian Art CollectionKleinburgOntario

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