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Electronic Field Trips

Electronic Field Trip to the Speed Art Museum

Careers in visual art
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60 minutes
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This field trip gives a behind-the-scenes look at the operation of the J.B. Speed Art Museum in Louisville, Kentuckyís oldest and largest art museum. Hosted by KETís former Humanities instructor Liz Jewell, the program begins on the loading dock as crates arrive for a traveling exhibition of Rodin sculpture. From there students look at the many and varied professions that are required to mount an exhibit, care for the art, and make the museum an interesting and inviting place to visit. Produced 1999.

Program of Studies
Arts and Humanities: Structure in the Arts, Humanity in the Arts, Purposes for Creating the Arts
Practical Living/Vocational Studies: Career Awareness, Exploration, Planning

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2012/13 KETKY Program Schedule

KET Distance Learning humanities instructor Liz Jewell hosts a tour of Kentucky's oldest and largest art museum, the Speed in Louisville. The program includes a look at how a traveling Rodin exhibit is mounted, a tour of the Speed's eclectic permanent collection, and interviews with curators on how artworks are preserved. A 1999 KET production.

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