K–12 Educator Program

Educator Institute: Connecting Collections

Educators make 3D art in the galleries

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, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Participants will:
  • 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.

This week-long educator workshop (July 11–15) is sold as one unit and individual dates cannot be purchased.

Apply online by Friday, May 20, 2016. Up to forty participants will be accepted. For more information please call (212) 570-3985 or email teachers@metmuseum.org.

Above: Photograph by Filip Wolak

Fee: $425 (includes instruction, materials, and lunch)

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K–12 Educator Programs are made possible by the Brooke Astor Fund for New York City Education in The New York Community Trust, Sherman Fairchild Foundation, an Anonymous Foundation, Altman Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, Kenneth and Anna Zankel, Jane and Frances Stein Foundation, Jephson Educational Trusts, and Smart Family Foundation.