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 (all subject areas) is cohosted by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.
- Learn and apply object-based teaching strategies.
- Build confidence incorporating modern and contemporary art into lesson plans.
- Utilize great works of art as forums for interdisciplinary investigations.
Common Core State Standards
Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively. (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.1)
Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally. (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.2)
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)
Apply online by May 23, 2014. Up to forty participants will be accepted. For more information please call (212) 570-3985 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fee: $425 (includes instruction, materials, and lunch)
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