Impacting Education – The Central Georgia Collection

By Christopher Collier, Guest Writer for the MAS Stephen Reichert, Museum of Arts and Sciences (MAS) supporter and donor, has always had a collector’s eye. Reichert stepped into the world of collecting at just 17 years old, purchasing an antique end table from his mother. After graduating from Emory University...

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MAS Impacting Education – Teaching with Science On A Sphere®

  By Christopher Collier, guest writer of the MAS   Science On a Sphere® was first conceptualized and prototyped by Dr. Alexander MacDonald in 1995. Then the Director of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Forecast Systems Laboratory, MacDonald developed SOS as an extension of other visualization projects that he...

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MAS Impacting Education—Adapting to COVID-19

  By Christopher Collier, guest writer of the MAS   On Wednesday, March 11, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Two days later, on Friday, March 13, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency. That same Friday, the Museum of Arts and Sciences shuttered its doors indefinitely. Susan...

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MAS Impacting Education – Working with Woodfield Academy

  By Christopher Collier, guest writer of the MAS   Self-expression through art is everything at Woodfield Academy, a private school in Macon, Georgia for students with learning differences. For the better part of a decade, the students of Woodfield haven’t had to search far and wide for outlets conducive...

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MAS Impacting Education – An Introduction

By Christopher Collier, guest writer of the MAS   Educators and civic leaders founded the Museum of Arts and Sciences in 1956, envisioning the expansion and enrichment of the educational opportunities available to Bibb County school children. While the Museum has expanded from a single rented room to a state-of-the-art,...

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What is an Education Curator?

By Susan Mays, Education Curator for the Museum of Arts and Sciences Education, and especially education in an informal environment, has been my passion since I was in high school. As I begin this, my first ever, blog I wanted to share a little about what an Education Curator does....

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