Event: Museum Educator Evening for K-12 Art Teachers, Thursday, May 18, 4-6 p.m.
4:00 Meet in the Museum, greet, and learn about the Museum website, with Margaret Aiken, Coordinator of School/ Teacher Programs
4:30-6:00 p.m. Move to Bixler Library. Introduction to Colby Libraries and statewide library art resources, with Margaret Ericson, Arts Librarian
The Colby College Museum of Art and the Bixler Art and Music Library welcome local K-12 art teachers to the library for an evening of fun and continuing education with an introduction to arts research resources, using the Colby College Libraries and State of Maine resources, such as MARVEL and MaineCat. Arts Librarian Margaret Ericson will introduce core encyclopedias, library catalogs and databases, and have the teachers adopt a “Museum Character” to research.
Picture left: Museum friends visit the library (works by Theodore Robinson, John Rogers, William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri), with Margaret Ericson (Arts Librarian)