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Connecting Collections: Integrating Modern and Contemporary Art into the ClassroomMonday, July 8 @ 10:00 am
Monday–Friday, July 8–12; 10:00 am–4:00 pm
Learn techniques for analyzing and interpreting modern and contemporary art in New York City's premier art museums. This summer institute for educators of grades 3–12 is co-hosted by the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.
National Learning Standards
Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols, and Ideas (NA-VA.K-12.3)
Understanding the Visual Arts in Relation to History and Cultures (NA-VA.K-12.4)
Making Connections between Visual Arts and Other Disciplines (NA-VA.K-12.6)
Registration for this program is by online application only and is limited to forty participants. Apply here. For more information please call 212 570 3985 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications must be received by May 12, 2013.
Teaching for Creativity: An Institute for Educators
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
This institute, which took place July 11–15, 2011, highlighted and built upon the findings of The Art of Problem
Solving, and teams of art and non-art educators attended hands-on workshops, gallery inquiries, and presentations by renowned experts on creativity and education.
Speakers included: Jenny Bevill, Ingrid Butterer, Edward P. Clapp, Marit Dewhurst, Rosanna Flouty, Emily Gibson, Ardina Greco, Michelle Hagewood, Jeff Hopkins, Greer Kudon, Alyson Shotz, and Shari Tishman.
Download the agenda (PDF) from this institute to see a full schedule and list of speakers and presentations.
This institute was funded by a grant from the United States Department of Education.