Diversify your teaching strategies and integrate artworks into your curriculum. In-service Days feature interactive and participatory workshops with gallery activities, handouts, and practical “take-home” lessons. Four weeks-notice and a five-person minimum are required. Choose from the topics below, or call the Education Department to discuss customized options.
Art and the Common Core
Incorporate English Language Arts (ELA) skill-building into your art curriculum or energize your ELA lessons with art as your primary text. Tools and questioning strategies for artworks and various writing prompts will be modeled. Each exercise is correlated to grade-specific skills required by Common Core standards for ELA.
Studio Art Retreat
Want to focus in depth on the creative process? Spend the day with our studio faculty, learning a new process, medium, or skill. These sessions are customized to your interests and needs and conclude with critique and reflection for classroom applications. Teachers bring their own supplies or else an additional supply fee applies.
- Half day (up to 3 hours): $35 / teacher, $200 minimum
- Full day (3.5 – 5 hours): $60 / teacher, $250 minimum
- Optional Lunch: Add $10 to the registration fee for a boxed lunch or bring your own
View current exhibitions before you visit with students. Attend MMoA’s exhibition openings throughout the year and enjoy refreshments and good company. Admission is free.
2017 Calendar of Previews
Thursday, March 4, 2017 6pm – 8pm: Young at Art, Annual Children’s Exhibition
Thursday, April 20, 2017 6:30pm – 8pm: Members & Elected Artists Exhibition