May 29, 2024


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Digital art tours from Shawnee’s MGMoA reach school rooms beyond Okla.

Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art in Shawnee becomes popular in virtual classrooms states away.

It looks like the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Artwork has lecture rooms buzzing in Wisconsin and Illinois since of its digital artwork tours.

The MGMoA was energized to see digital art tour requests from two schools that had been from beyond Oklahoma. The first ask for came from the point out of Wisconsin from the Milwaukee Scholars Constitution Faculty requesting a virtual art tour over the MGMoA’s Native American assortment. The learners and instructors observed the numerous Indigenous American artifacts and art pieces in the MGMoA gallery as Amber DuBoise-Shepherd explained the various employs of the objects from Oklahoma tribes. The supervisor of education, DuBoise-Shepherd is of Navajo, Sac & Fox, and Prairie Band Potawatomi descendent and enjoys educating pupils about her culture and traditions.

“One comment I recall was from a younger woman who instructed me that she would rock my Navajo regalia,” explained DuBoise-Shepherd.