[PAST EVENT] Workshop: The War Childhood Museum

February 18, 2018
Kimball Theatre, Screening Room
428 W Duke of Gloucester Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
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  • Open to the public
  • Ticketed event
The Bosnia Project

The W&M American Bosnian Collaboration (formerly known as ?The W&M Bosnia Project?) is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2018 with a weekend of special events and featured guests in collaboration with the W&M Global Film Festival. All of the events below are free and open to the public. Registration is required for all workshop events.

The War Childhood Museum - Lexi Hartley ?14 and Alli Hartley
11:00 AM - Kimball Theatre Screening Room

In this workshop, participants will learn about the Sarajevo War Childhood Museum, the Washington DC War Childhood project, and other global initiatives of the War Childhood Museum. Participants will also learn about WCM?s object based historical inquiry and teaching resources, as well as opportunities to get involved with the DC War Childhood project.

Lexi Hartley ?14, MA ?15 participated in the 2013 William & Mary Bosnia Project, teaching English language and film skills to students at a summer camp in Sarajevo, Bosnia. She later returned to Sarajevo as a 2015-16 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant and assisted with the War Childhood Museum?s first temporary exhibit. She currently works at a democratic community school in Ithaca, New York, where she teaches classes about how children experience conflict and is piloting the first War Childhood curriculum.

Alli Hartley received a master?s in Museum Education from George Washington University in 2015. She has worked at institutions as varied as the Prince George County Aviation Museum and the Smithsonian Institute, and currently is a Park Historian in Fairfax County. Alli is also the Project Coordinator for the War Childhood Museum?s Washington DC activities.