ART & THE PUBLIC
1976 - 2012
Amelia has worked worldwide exploring the relationship between art and the audience, in museums, universities and schools.
From 1984 to 1994 she worked at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Department of Education. In addition to lecturing and writing for a wide range of audiences, Amelia trained and supervised the Museum's teaching and writing staff and acted as liaison between the Education team and the Curatorial Departments.
Experiences in interactive teaching through art in order to foster cognitive thinking and verbal skills.
- MITE! (LOOK!) A joint project with a consortium of museums, universities and elementary schools (Japan, 2006-Present). Kawamura M Memorial DIC Museum of Art - MITE!
- MIRA! (LOOK!) A three-year-long critical-thinking course for elementary-school children based on classroom discussions about works of art. Educational visual thinking program developed in 24 schools in Barcelona (Fundacio La Caixa, Barcelona, 1995-1999).
- DIA (Desarrollo intelectual a traves del arte) In progress in Mexico City since 1995 (La Vaca Independiente, Mexico City).
- Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto, 2003-2009. Visiting Professor. ACOP (The Arts Communication Project), interactive art education required for all students pursuing degrees in Fine Arts, Art History and Museum Studies.
- Granada University School of the Arts, Granada, 2002-2007. Visiting Professor on Museum Writing.
- Hofstra University, The New College, Hempstead, New York,1988-1993. Adjunct Faculty. Art History and Philosophy.
- Columbia University, School of General Studies, Continuing Education. New York,1991-1994. Adjunct Faculty. Art History and Humanities.