Discovering Connections High School Teacher Institute
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de Young Museum, Golden Gate Park
Asian Art Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Monday–Friday, July 22–26, 2019
Application Deadline: April 28, 2019
This five-day program invites high school teachers to explore works from the diverse collections of four major San Francisco museums through observation, inquiry, analysis, and reflection. Participants develop techniques for engaging with artworks and discover how the museum setting fosters critical thinking and creativity. The institute is designed for high school teachers, and includes close-up gallery experiences, illuminating conversations with peers and museum staff, and useful resources to take back to the classroom.
Note: The program will be offered to middle school and high school teachers in alternating years. The 2020 program will be designed for middle school educators.
The Discovering Connections institute costs $250 and space is limited to 18 teachers. Scholarships are available. For questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org