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Professional Development Workshops
The Public Education department, in collaboration with the Corcoran College of Art + Design’s Art Education program, offers professional development opportunities. These programs are designed to help teachers make meaningful classroom connections with works of art. Teachers explore special exhibitions and the Corcoran’s collection while learning new ways to incorporate object-based learning into their curriculum. Participants take part in studio experiences, writing activities, Gallery explorations, and lectures. Attendees receive an Educator Packet compliment of the Public Education department. Pre-registration is required and limited space is available.
Summer Teacher Institute 2013: Art and Social Justice
Tuesday, June 25-Friday, June 28
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
The 2013 Corcoran Summer Teacher Institute explores how art can break barriers towards a common goal of social justice. Speakers, workshops, gallery activities, and discussions will address issues of social justice from a number of disciplines, especially those that emphasize involvement and a multifaceted approach to social change. Topics, ranging from global capitalism, gender issues, food politics, community building, media and technology and pedagogy with emphasis on intersectional issues and methodology.
Day 1: Tuesday, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
All Day: Explore the Corcoran Gallery of Art through the Art and Social Justice lens.
Morning: Welcome and Orientation with Liz Lloyd, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Manager of Interpretative Resources and Educator Programs, and Pamela Lawton, Corcoran College of Art + Design, Director of Education Studies. Keynote Lecture and Gallery Explorations with Natasha Reid, Postdoctoral Fellow UQAM and NYU.
Afternoon: Studio Workshop with Natasha Reid.
Day 2: Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
All Day: Explore the Corcoran Gallery of Art and National Gallery of Art.
Morning: Gallery Explorations with Corcoran Curators and Studio Workshop with Pamela Lawton.
Afternoon: National Gallery of Art Exploration to see exhibition In the Tower: Kerry James Marshall. Attend Exhibition Conversation to hear Marshall and James Meyer, NGA Curator.
Day 3: Thursday, 9:00 a.m-4:00 p.m.
All Day: Visit the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Phillips Collection. Explore Art and Social Justice throughout the course of art history and investigate art as primary source and how primary sources can engage dialogue.
Morning: Lecture by Annie Storr, Associate Professor, Art Education, Corcoran Gallery of Art. War Photography exhibition talk with Corcoran Curators.
Afternoon: Gallery Explorations using primary sources at the Phillips Collection with Paul Ruther, Manager of Teacher Programs and continued Studio Workshop with Pamela Lawton.
Day 4: Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
All Day: Explore the healing power of art making with Jose Cuevas, Art Educator, Capital City Charter School, Art Educator.
Morning: Gallery exploration and classroom-ready activities.
Afternoon: Studio Workshop with Cuevas and curriculum writing workshop with Liz Lloyd and Pamela Lawton.
Educator Inservice Events
What better place to discuss interdisciplinary learning with your colleagues than the Corcoran Gallery of Art? The Corcoran welcomes school and county systems who wish to use our facilities and resources to encourage dialogue among teachers. Gallery and College educators work closely with schools to arrange for a personalized Inservice event. To schedule an Inservice Event, please call (202) 639-1844 or e-mail email@example.com.