This paper is based on a phenomenological study of non-art specialist museum visitors' experiences of paintings. It examines various types of meaningful personal connections that can be made in the experiences and shows how this meaning-making process will sometimes result in a narrative form. This finding may be helpful to museum curators and art educators in fostering meaningful experiences of works of art in museums. Copyright © 2006 Canadian Society for Education Through Art.
|Canadian Review of Art Education: Research and Issues
|Published - 2006
CitationTam, C. O. (2006). Making meaningful personal connections: A phenomenological study of non-art specialist museum visitors' experience of paintings. Canadian Review of Art Education: Research and Issues, 33, 101-117.
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