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A Place for Meaning: Art, Faith, and Museum Culture : Learning From the Five Faiths Project at the Ackland Art Museum

Amanda Millay Hughes, Carolyn H. Wood
Format
Book
Published
Chapel Hill, N.C. : Ackland Art Museum, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, c2009.
Language
English
Variant Title
Art, faith, and museum culture : learning from the Five Faiths Project at the Ackland Art Museum
ISBN
9780974365633, 0974365637
Contents
  • Foreword / Emily S. Kass
  • Preface / Gerald D. Bolas
  • Five Faiths project chronology
  • Introduction
  • How to read this book
  • Colloquy one : sacred ground and common ground. Overview ; Religious liberty in the museum / Charles Haynes ; Curating the sacral / Meera S. Viswanathan ; Museum as metaphor in a pluralistic society / Charles D. Orzech ; Museum values / Ruth Slavin ; Case study 1 : mass and masterpiece ; Case study 2 : word and worship
  • Colloquy two : considering the lives of sacred images. Overview ; The dancing Shiva of Shivapurim / Richard H. Davis ; Defining sacred universals and particular / Patrice Brodeur ; Teaching tool 1 : exploring the limits and potentials ; Label writing exercise ; Case study 1 : Madonna and child with saints ; Case study 2 : book of blessing ; Case study 3 : spice box ; Case study 4 : Shiva Linga ; Case study 5 : Burmese Buddha
  • Colloquy three : a place for meaning : art, faith, and museum culture. Overview ; Panel discussion transcript
  • Conclusions
  • Tools for teaching and learning. Consider your responses / Ray Williams ; Five object exercises / David Carr ; How to talk about Hinduism ; How to talk about Judaism ; How to talk about Buddhism ; How to talk about Christianity ; How to talk about Islam ; Compare and contrast with timeline ; Approaching objects
  • The Five Faiths project in 100 words or more : parting thoughts from colloquy participants.
Description
xvii, 249 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • Includes papers from three colloquies held at the Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, N.C., 2002-2004.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Technical Details
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