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Notable Quotable: Jamee Yung on the Importance of Museums for Children

"Art gives us an experience like nothing else can, a chance to connect, understand, and explore perceptions, feelings, and innovative thoughts. Museums provide a space for reflection, experimentation, inspiration, creativity, enjoyment and allow for authentic learning experiences and play. Bringing children to the museum reveals children and adults as being equally active in learning, putting them on equal standing as they create a shared understanding. It’s a democratic process." —Jamee Yung, Education Coordinator, Weisman Art Museum 

Read more from museum educators on the importance of taking children to museums. If you have an upcoming museum visit planned, learn how to best prepare your child for the experience.

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