EDUCATION & WORKSHOPS

Laurelin has brought the MMoAA to universities, high schools, and youth programs. She has collaborated with graduate students, led workshops for high school students, and taught elementary school kids. She loves working with students and can customize a curriculum for school groups and universities based on age group, subject, and scheduling. Areas of focus include storytelling, creative writing, museum studies, history making, and art & art history. 

John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities at Brown University hosted Laurelin and the MMoAA for a week-long residency in Providence. Laurelin collaborated with graduate students to set up MMoAA in various host sites around town, display the existing collection and collect artifacts and stories from Providence locals.

John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities at Brown University hosted Laurelin and the MMoAA for a week-long residency in Providence. Laurelin collaborated with graduate students to set up MMoAA in various host sites around town, display the existing collection and collect artifacts and stories from Providence locals.

The Art & Art History Department at the University of Colorado Boulder hosted the MMoAA for a day on campus. Professors from the art & art history, architecture, and anthropology departments visited the MMoAA with their classes. 

The Art & Art History Department at the University of Colorado Boulder hosted the MMoAA for a day on campus. Professors from the art & art history, architecture, and anthropology departments visited the MMoAA with their classes. 

Laurelin served as Lead Artist for the 2014 Artspace Summer Apprenticeship Program, working with 15 public high school students for three weeks. High school students participated in workshops about storytelling, museums, and history making, and also served as neighborhood ambassadors as they set up the MMoAA in various locations in their hometown. 

Laurelin served as Lead Artist for the 2014 Artspace Summer Apprenticeship Program, working with 15 public high school students for three weeks. High school students participated in workshops about storytelling, museums, and history making, and also served as neighborhood ambassadors as they set up the MMoAA in various locations in their hometown. 

Laurelin led a two day workshop with elementary students at Pyramid Youth Programs in Green River, Utah. Kids participated in storytelling games and then created a museum of their own objects from home and around the classroom. 

Laurelin led a two day workshop with elementary students at Pyramid Youth Programs in Green River, Utah. Kids participated in storytelling games and then created a museum of their own objects from home and around the classroom. 

Laurelin taught a week-long creative writing workshop to 11th and 12th grade Language Arts Classes at Green River High School in Green River, Utah. The workshop culminated with students writing fictional stories about objects in the MMoAA. 

Laurelin taught a week-long creative writing workshop to 11th and 12th grade Language Arts Classes at Green River High School in Green River, Utah. The workshop culminated with students writing fictional stories about objects in the MMoAA.