"Museums as Centers of Learning in the 21st Century" - The Georgian National Museum hosts Harvard Graduate School of Education

26 February 2015

The Georgia National Museum in collaboration with Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Abundance Foundation, will host a public presentation on "Museums as Centers of Learning in the 21st Century" on Thursday, February 26 from 10:00-12:00 at the museum auditorium.

The featured project will be the global educational program of the "Out of Eden Walk," a seven-year journey supported by the National Geographic Society that is retracing the first human migration out of Africa and across the Earth. A reception will be held at 18:00.

Admission is free for everyone!

Address: The Georgian National Museum Auditorium, Purtseladze str.1



Project Zero is a research center at the Harvard Graduate School of Education that investigates the nature of intelligence, understanding, thinking, creativity, cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural thinking, and ethics. Its researchers have designed "Out of Eden Learn," a cross-cultural learning platform for students following the "Out of Eden Walk." http://www.pz.harvard.edu  ; http://learn.outofedenwalk.com

The Abundance Foundation based in Berkeley, California, trains, supports and empowers local leaders in communities worldwide to develop new capacities that build lasting improvements in quality of life. Working through Harvard University, it promotes whole and healthy communities by focusing on the intersection of health, arts and education, and empowerment. http://www.abundance.org

The "Out of Eden Walk" is non-profit education and journalism organization supported by National Geographic, the Knight Foundation, and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Its mission is to expand the horizons of storytelling online through a seven-year walk across the world in the pathways of first humans who migrated out of Africa 60,000 years ago. http://www.outofedenwalk.com ;    http://outofedenwalk.nationalgeographic.com