Digital artwork tours from Shawnee’s MGMoA reach school rooms outside of Okla.

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

It seems to be like the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art has lecture rooms buzzing in Wisconsin and Illinois for the reason that of its digital artwork tours.

The MGMoA was excited to see virtual art tour requests from two universities that have been from over and above Oklahoma. The 1st request arrived from the state of Wisconsin from the Milwaukee Students Constitution College requesting a digital art tour around the MGMoA’s Indigenous American assortment. The pupils and instructors saw the different Indigenous American artifacts and art items in the MGMoA gallery as Amber DuBoise-Shepherd explained the a variety of works by using of the objects from Oklahoma tribes. The supervisor of schooling, DuBoise-Shepherd is of Navajo, Sac & Fox, and Prairie Band Potawatomi descendent and enjoys instructing pupils about her culture and traditions.

“One remark I don’t forget was from a young girl who informed me that she would rock my Navajo regalia,” stated DuBoise-Shepherd. 

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