The Grainger Museum offers collaborative opportunities for student learning. Read more about some of our past programs.
The Grainger Museum involves students in active learning engagements that draw on its unique physical environment and collections. With a focus on tertiary student engagement, the Grainger Museum creates richly stimulating teaching, learning and research opportunities in collaboration with academics and teachers.
Explore the wide range of previous programs held at the Grainger Museum below.
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Sociology of the Grainger Museum
Amy Vanderharst, Sociology of Culture class tutor, writes about her students’ engagement with the Grainger Museum.
Data StoryTelling with the Grainger Museum
Emilie Walsh, PhD student in Visual Art at the VCA and employee of Research Platform Services, UoM, writes about her experience engaging with the Grainger Museum in the area of teaching 3D modelling and printing.
Researching the archive
The Grainger Museum Archives provides rich resources for students in musicology, such as those who visited the Grainger in Prof Kerry Murphy’s MUSI30032 Music Research.
Open rehearsals for music students
The Grainger Museum is bringing regular music making back to its walls through the new Open Rehearsal Series.
Animators at the Grainger
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation) students from the VCA visited the Grainger to sketch and respond to the objects in the museum.
A case-study of sexuality
The Grainger Museum provided a rich context for student seminars in the 3rd year subject HIST30004 A History of Sexualities, coordinated by Dr Una McIlvenna, Hansen Lecturer in History.
Bioethics and objects
Postgraduate students in the subject POPH90270 Bioethics and Public Health used the Grainger Museum in a seminar that stimulated ethical thinking through explorations of the life story of Percy Grainger.
Dancing at the Grainger
The Grainger Museum was filled with infectious rhythms as students were shown dance moves by Cuban Artists.
Grainger Museum artefacts featured in a workshop at Arts West on 21st March 2017, as part of Diversity Week. Utilising the new object based learning labs, participants had the opportunity to engage with a variety of objects that showcased the cultural and physical diversity of the Grainger Museum’s rich archive.