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On Our Own

Family Experiences in Art Museums Outside of Facilitated Programming
  • Pilar Wong
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Abstract

Art museums, in support of their various educational missions, attempt to guide the choices their visitors make (Carliner, 2001; Peponis, Dalton, Wineman, & Dalton, 2004; Vallance, 2003). Ultimately, however, visitors “make their own choices of where to go, what to ignore, how long to stay in any given exhibit, and what to do when exploring the objects and installations” (Vallance, 2003, p. 9).

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Pedagogical Content Knowledge Educational Resource Instructional Explanation Museum Visitor Family Visitor 
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  • Pilar Wong
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  1. 1.Education and Public Programs CoordinatorUBC Museum of AnthropologyCanada

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