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ARTS INTEGRATION & APPETIZERS


A Wednesday evening professional development series for educators 

Programs run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and will include light refreshments. Join fellow educators as we explore ways to use art objects as primary source materials for learning across the curriculum. Participants receive free teaching resources, and will enjoy hands-on activities, gallery tours, and opportunities to discover Museum resources. Free for Museum Members/ $10 for non-members. Pre-register now by clicking here

OCTOBER 5, 2016, OBJECTS SPEAK: Explore techniques for using object-based learning in your classroom to develop critical thinking, analysis, classification, research, and interpretation skills. Bring an object with some personal meaning with you to the workshop (this might include a photograph, small toy, clothing item, etc.).            

NOVEMBER 2, 2016, ART HISTORY REMIX, Kehinde Wiley: The New RepublicAn introduction to the art of Kehinde Wiley. Explore the special exhibition and explore techniques for using contemporary art as a gateway for introducing social and identity issues into a classroom context.
 
DECEMBER 7, 2016, THE ART OF FASHION, EmphaticsDiscover how social issues and culture impact the world of fashion.  Tour special exhibition Emphatics, and explore ways of incorporating fashion across the curriculum.

FEBRUARY 1, 2017, MAPPING ART, Horacio Zabala: Mapping the MonochromeCartography is the art and science of making maps. Maps can represent both the physical geography of place, as well as a subjective, personal understanding of the world.  This hands-on, in-studio workshop will include a look at artists working with cartography, and a visit to special exhibition Horacio Zabala: Mapping the Monochrome

MARCH 1, 2017, SAMURAI IN ART AND LITERATURE, Japanese Samurai Armor: Barbier-Mueller Collection: Visit special exhibition, Japanese Samurai Armor: Barbier-Mueller Collection and learn ways in which the functional and aesthetic aspects of Japanese history can be incorporated into classroom curriculum.
 
APRIL 5, 2017, INTERDISCIPLINARY ART COLLABORATIONS, Propeller Group

MAY 3, 2017, CURRICULUM SLAM: Our first Curriculum Slam invites teachers to share a lesson they’ve created and implemented, featuring an artist, artwork or exhibition they’ve seen at Phoenix Art Museum.  Each presenter will have just 7 minutes and 14 slides to present their work and the generated content of their students. This quick style of presentation keeps the energy focused and the information streamlined, while showcasing the work of different teachers.  Contact michelle.sparks@phxart.org for information about being one of the event’s presenters.

 

NEW! FIELD TRIP PREVIEW NIGHTS

Field Trip Preview Nights are an opportunity to orientate yourself and parent chaperones prior to a class visit to Phoenix Art Museum.  Interactive, in-gallery sessions facilitated by Museum educators will address strategies for ensuring a successful field trip. Learn techniques to guide students through making relevant connections to art, all while enjoying a preview of what’s on view.  Click here for FREE pre-registration.

Wednesday evenings from 6-7:30pm on October 26, November 30, January 25, February 22, March 29, and April 19.

 

2017 EDUCATOR ARTS: ARTS INTEGRATED LEARNING & CULTURAL RESOURCE FAIR

DETAILS FOR NEXT YEAR'S EVENT WILL BE POSTED IN MAY OF 2017.

CONNECT. The arts connect students to people, places, and big ideas. Learn to connect the arts to your classroom curriculum through presentations and participatory workshops. During registration, you'll select THREE workshops to attend. You are welcome to register for any available session, although some are targeted for specific audiences. We hope you'll branch out and try something new - even something outside of your comfort zone! Learn to connect your teaching practice with the visual arts, theater, music, opera, and dance!
EXPLORE. Learn about the resources available for your classroom during the ARTS & CULTURAL RESOURCE FAIR, including field trips, performances, outreach programs at your school, professional development, class materials, lesson plans & more!
DISCUSS. Network with fellow educators: Pose questions and uncover answers.