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Teacher Events and Workshops

Teachers discuss artworks with Asian Art Museum staff during a teacher workshop.Teachers discuss artworks with Asian Art Museum staff during a teacher workshop.

Learning in the 21st Century: Motivations in Japanese Programs

Saturday, Mar. 5, 2016, 10:00AM–3:00PM
FREE, Pre-registration required

How can we motivate 21st century learners and help them to become efficient and independent learners? Join the 2015 Light Awards Project team and hear their journey of discovering new ideas and building networks for supporting Japanese programs in the Bay Area and beyond. This program is made possible by the Intrepid Philanthropy Foundation's LIGHT Awards program. Register online by February 29th. 


Teacher Workshop: China at the Center

Saturday, Mar. 12, 2016, 9:30 AM–12:30 PM
$10, Pre-registration required

Visit the exhibition China at the Center: Rare Ricci and Verbiest World Maps and unpack how these maps document the meeting of diverse worldviews in the globalized 17th century. Then, create your own community map in collaboration with artist Lordy Rodriguez. Workshop includes a gallery tour, curriculum materials and a light breakfast. 

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Teacher Workshop: Pearls on a String

Saturday, Apr. 9, 2016, 9:30 AM–2:00 PM
$10, Pre-registration required

Trace the relationship among the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal Empires during the 18th century through scholar presentations, model curriculum, and an exploration of the exhibition Pearls on a String: Artists, Patrons, and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts. Presented in partnership with the Center for Middle East Studies (CMES) and the Office for Regional and Area Studies (ORIAS) at UC Berkeley.

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