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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.

Discovering Connections Teacher Institute
Monday, Jul 23–Friday, Jul 27, 2018
$250, scholarships available
Application required by April 20, 2018

This year this five-day program invites middle school teachers to explore works from the diverse collections of four major San Francisco museums through observation, inquiry, analysis, and reflection. Participants will develop techniques for engaging with artworks and discover how the museum setting fosters critical thinking and creativity. The institute includes close-up gallery experiences, illuminating conversations with peers and museum staff, and useful resources to take back to the classroom. 

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For questions about teacher events and workshops contact the Education Department at 415-581-3697 or schools[at]asianart.org.