The High Museum of Art is pleased to offer free evenings and days each year for educators and their guests to preview the newest exhibitions while learning more about the programs and resources available to teachers.
Teacher Appreciation Days are a day for the High Museum to say "Thank you!" to our school and community educators. Educators and one guest are admitted for free.
Evenings for Educators are opportunities for teachers, school administrators and community educators to see what the High can offer you and your students: amazing and exciting learning opportunities you won't find anywhere else! View special exhibitions, reserve visits for your students, explore PLU and resource opportunities, and have fun networking with colleagues.
Save the Date! Evening for Educators
Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 5 to 9 p.m.
Stay tuned for more details to come on this special event.
The High Museum of Art is pleased to offer professional learning workshops for K-12 educators. Each of these two-hour workshops includes large group presentations and hands-on activities with expert instructors. Participants will receive course-related lesson plans and curriculum connections.
Participants: A minimum of 10 educators are required. We can accommodate up to 30 educators.
Location: Workshops can be held at the Museum or at locations within a 50 mile radius of the Museum.
Cost: The cost for each workshop is $300.
Visual Literacy Workshop*
Grade Level: K-12
A hands-on, arts-integrated workshop. Participants will learn practical techniques for encouraging visual literacy in their classrooms.
Teaching with Primary and Secondary Sources Workshop*
Grade Level: 4-12
This workshop takes a look at our permanent collection via object-based learning. Participants will receive tips and techniques on how to use primary and secondary sources in their classrooms.
Save the Date! Teacher Seminar: Howard Finster in the Classroom
Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Educators can earn 10 professional learning contact hours in this all-day seminar that does a deep dive into the work of Howard Finster, in celebration of his 100th birthday in December! In this workshop, teachers will discover how to use the art of Howard Finster to inspire art-integrated teaching and learning in the classroom. Learn more.
Cost: $35. Check back soon for tickets to go on sale!
*Available by appointment a minimum of 6 weeks in advance. Please call 404-733-4461 to make arrangements for your group.
The School Programs staff aims to assist all teachers and school groups in developing meaningful Museum experience and classroom connections. If you have inquiries about professional development, speaking engagements, resources, or tour content, please contact us.
Primary Source: Professional Learning at the High
The High is happy to host groups of ten or more teachers onsite for professional development meetings and use of the Clendenin Center for Creative Teaching. To make arrangements for your group, please click below to e-mail us.
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To schedule a field trip, please call Group Sales at 404-733-4468.