|Douglas Irvine has created and taught music workshops for over ten years, helping thousands of students to explore both ancient and modern world cultures through music and sound making activities.|
|Most of Dougs workshops evolved during his eight years of museum education work for the Artifact Center at Spertus Museum in Chicago. Doug worked with school students on a daily basis, while designing exhibits that teach about the musical traditions of ancient Near Eastern civilizations.
Organizations that have hosted Doug's workshops include:
|Meggie Preftakes crafts an ancient lyre at the Artifact Center at Spertus Museum in Chicago. Young visitors choose from several instruments to create and take home at the instrument making area seen above. Doug created this permanent exhibit "Music in the Marketplace" for the Artifact Center in 1996.|