The Tang Teaching Museum collection is central to the museum’s mission of object-based learning. We are regularly adding artworks and stories to the online collection, and welcome your comments. Check back often!
Each student in “EN378: Speculative Nonfiction” selected one artwork from this group and wrote an essay intended to reveal, amplify, and explore the content of the work through personal associations, memories, inquiries, and sensory description. Essays from the fall 2020 course can be found on the corresponding Art & Ideas page.
The Tang Pattern Project began in 2017 with research on cultural institutions’ branding by Design Intern Mallika Acharya ’18. It progressed into a collaboration organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger with past and current Tang Design Interns to propose a Tang Museum branding refresh. Their new patterns draw inspiration from the Museum’s exhibition history.