By Christine Edmonson
More than 150 librarians, educators, friends and supporters gathered on Dec. 1, 2010 at the Cleveland Botanical Garden to celebrate a unique educational partnership among the Ingalls Library of the Cleveland Museum of Art, the School of Library and Information Science at Kent State University and the libraries of 18 other educational, medical and cultural institutions in the University Circle area of Cleveland.
The Ingalls Library and Archives staff has organized a small display of photographs, letters, and newspaper clippings related to the museum’s acquisitions of objects from the world-renowned Guelph Treasure in 1930. This display will remain on view in the library’s reference area through Friday, December 3, 2010, free and open to the public.
The museum’s Connie Towson Ford Educators Academy is inviting teachers from all grade levels and disciplines to learn at the Igniting Student Success workshop, August 3 to 6.
Educators will come away with the skills to integrate art into their lesson plans while also focusing on literacy, math, science, and social studies. A variety of professionals will teach art-centered interdisciplinary approaches to help your classroom succeed.
Have you ever had a question about a piece of art you’ve seen or read about and you don’t trust Wikipedia with the answer? Thankfully, the CMA is always here to help. Over at the Ingalls Library our “Ask a Librarian” staff is waiting to hear from you and to answer any questions you may have about the museum or the art world.