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Peter Olson

Playologist, Knock Knock Children's Museum in Baton Rouge

Play-worker, a Day in the Life

PRESENTED ON OCT 27, 2017
IN BATON ROUGE @ VOL 6

According to Fred Rogers, "play is really the work of childhood." For many of us, play is for children and work is for grown-ups, but what happens when you grow up and find yourself working at play for a living? As a 15-year industry veteran, Peter Olson will share an insider’s perspective on a day in the life of a Play Worker.

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Every Way to Play

BY PAUL CLOTHIER
@ VOL 62 ON MAY 21, 2018

An examination of the serious side of play, inspired by his childhood. Paul Clothier examined the word "play" from every angle leaving no letter unturned.

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The People's Museum

BY ALLISON WEISS
@ VOL 3 ON APR 10, 2015

Allison Weiss shares her experience creatnig The People's Museum, a collection of history and stories from different people from all walk's of life.

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Goats, Gourds and Grandmas

BY BRENDA BAKER
@ VOL 20 ON DEC 01, 2016

Brend Baker's work as a visual artist and Director of Exhibitions at Madison Children's Museum is inspired by motherhood, childhood and the minutia, humor, playfulness and mundaneness of family life. She is inspired by the stories of the incredible people she meets, and the relics, smells, tastes and sounds of the world around her.

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The creatures of the Geffrye Museum

BY SONIA SOLICARI
@ VOL 13 ON APR 27, 2017

The Geffrye Museum has been offering up its space to PechaKucha London since last year, so it was only fitting that the new Cheif Exectuive Sonia Solicari of The Geffrye Museum gave a talk at Vol 13!

In this PechaKucha Sonia uncovers all of the delightful creatures that are hidden and tucked away in the Geffrye Museum, such as rats, thrushes and other uncovered gems.

 

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The Importance of Free Play

BY KAREN KATZ
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 24, 2016

Karen Katz has 18 years of experience developing and designing exhibits. Her BA in Anthropology and MFA in Museum Exhibition Planning and Design earned her the position as the Director of Exhibits for the Cleveland Children's Museum. But it was her experience as a parent that taught her the importance of free play which amplified her ability to design truly impactful exhibits for children. 

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Language museum

BY PEPIJN REESER
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 01, 2017

Recently, Leiden has her own Language Museum. It’s not a traditional museum: The Language Museum of Leiden does not have a collection nor its own building. Then what is it that the newest museum in the Netherlands wants? What to expect for 2017? Pepijn Reeser, director, will tell us all about it. 

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Preview of National Museum of African American Music

BY RON YEARWOOD
@ VOL 26 ON OCT 18, 2017

Beecher Hicks, III - A look at the future of the National Museum of African American Music in downtown Nashville

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Play is Work!

BY SUSAN CARTER
@ VOL 5 ON JUL 26, 2018

Susan Carter walks us thorugh a brief glimpse of her day and why she is passionate about Play Therapy. 

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BY GAYANE AYVAZYAN
IN YEREVAN

Gayane Ayvazyan discusses why it is important to integrate art and play into learning experiences for raising a holistic child.