Oberlin College and Conservatory

Transforming Perspectives Through Art

Monday, April 16 at 4:30pm

Mudd Center, Seeley G. (Terrell Main Library), Moffett Auditorium, Mudd 050
148 West College Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

Stephanie Wiles, PhD, former John G. W. Cowles Director of the Allen Memorial Art Museum and current Richard J. Schwartz Director of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, will discuss how audiences, and in particular students, are seeking experiences that will challenge the way they think about a subject and change their approach to research and learning. It's up to museums to find novel ways to use art to help transform their perspectives.

This talk is sponsored by an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Campus Museum and Library Collaboration Grant to Oberlin College.

Event Type

Lectures/Symposia/Workshops

Departments

Administrative, Oberlin College Libraries, Allen Memorial Art Museum

Contact Person

Elizabeth Edgar

Contact Phone Number

8102800729

Contact E-mail Address

eedgar@oberlin.edu

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