The Moral of the Story: Storytelling as a Powerful Classroom Tool
Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017
4:30–7:30 PM, The Contemporary Jewish Museum
How do folktales teach us about culture and the world around us, and how can educators best integrate storytelling into the classroom? Unleash the power of narrative and the lessons of folktales for today as you join The CJM, the Asian Art Museum, and the Museum of the African Diaspora for an exploration of Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid and a workshop on developing, crafting, and telling your own stories and stories in your classroom.
Free with RSVP to email@example.com
Speaking to the Filipino American Experience: A Workshop for Secondary Educators
Saturday, October 28, 2017
8:30 AM–5 PM, Asian Art Museum
Explore the art and history of the Philippines with a focus on stories of perseverance and resistance. Renato Ciria-Cruz will address issues of immigration from the 1890s to today, and Cecilia Gaerlan, Exec. Director of the Bataan Legacy Historical Society, will introduce the Bataan Death March which is now part of the California History-Social Science Curriculum Framework.
This workshop is free and includes a $150 stipend, resource packet, tour of Philippine Art: Collecting Art, Collecting Memories, breakfast and lunch. This workshop is presented by the National Park Service, Bataan Legacy Historical Society, and Asian Art Museum. Applications are due by October 17, 2017.
For questions about teacher events and workshops contact the Education Department at 415-581-3697 or schools[at]asianart.org.