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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.

        

Teacher Workshop: Roads of Arabia: Incense Routes
Saturday, October 25, 2014, 9:30 am–12:30 pm
$10, Pre-registration Required

Imagine life along the ancient incense trade routes through storytelling, an inquiry-based tour, and art experiences. Includes tour, workshop, and curriculum resources as well as a continental breakfast. Teachers are invited to join the 1 pm performance by musical ensemble, Zawaya (optional).

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Teacher Workshop: Roads of Arabia: Teaching About Islam
Saturday, November 22, 2014, 9:30 am–12:30 pm
$10, Pre-registration Required

Imagine life on the Hajj through storytelling, an inquiry-based tour, and a special presentation from Michael Wolfe who will share his personal experiences on the Hajj and tools for building global understanding of Islam through his organization, 20,000 Dialogues. Includes tour, workshop, curriculum resources, and a continental breakfast.

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Teacher Workshop: Lunar New Year Celebrations
Saturday, January 24, 2015, 9:30 am–12:30 pm
$10, Pre-registration Required

How do you celebrate the passing of a year? Deepen your students' understanding of lunar new year celebrations in China through art, stories, and food traditions. Includes tour, workshop, curriculum resources, and a continental breakfast.

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Teacher Workshop: The Printer's Eye
Saturday, April 18, 2014, 9:30 am–12:30 pm
$10, Pre-registration Required

Deepen your understanding of Japan’s “floating world” and unpack how representations in art compare with the realities of the Yoshiwara during the late 1600s. Focus on the roles of artist and patron as you explore the Asian Art Museum’s collection of woodblock prints, and visit the exhibitions Seduction: Japan’s Floating World and The Printer’s Eye to draw inspiration for your own print. 

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