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March 4, 2009

Early Visions
Spring 2009 Academical Village Hands-on Projects

 

 

Each spring, the Museum’s Early Visions program offers a six-week course, which pairs University student docents in mentoring relationships with Boys & Girls Club members. This year docents have planned creative activities that help the students explore aspects of the upcoming special exhibition, Thomas Jefferson’s Academical Village: The Creation of an Architectural Masterpiece. Examples of these hands-on projects by the children appear below:

Early Visions example project
Early Visions example project
Early Visions example project
Early Visions example project
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A collection of curiosities « A Summary View said:
March 6, 2009 at 12:33 pm

[...] “Building a Living Legacy: Jefferson’s Academical Village,” a blog accompanying the exhibit at the University of Virginia Art Museum, “Thomas Jefferson’s Academical Village: The Creation of an Architectural Masterpiece, 1817-1824″, which will open this coming September.   The last time I looked at this site it was so new it was still populated with that filler-Latin content (you know, “post ipso facto lorem whatsey whosit”), but there’s some great stuff there now - for example, a listing of both free and enslaved men who worked on the Academical Village building project and the tasks they performed. [...]