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.
Inspired by the exhibition 3-D Doings: The Imagist Object in Chicago Art, 1964-1980
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.