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 Dates!
Evening for Educators: Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 5 to 9 p.m.
Learn more and reserve tickets.
Teacher Appreciation Day: Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 12 to 5 p.m.
Learn more and reserve tickets.
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 and get tickets.
*Available by appointment a minimum of 6 weeks in advance. Please call 404-733-4461 to make arrangements for your group.
Calling all preschool through 12th grade artists! Have you ever imagined what it would be like to have your artwork on display in a museum? Now is your chance! The High Museum of Art will be hosting a Pop-Up Show from October 1 through October 23, and you're invited to participate!
What are the details?
- Bring one work of art to the High Museum of Art's Greene Family Education Center on October 1 between 10 a.m. and 12 noon
- We will only accept 2-D artwork that can be pinned to the wall using thumbtacks. The size is limited to 3 feet x 3 feet.
- Bring a small label with your name, grade, school, and title of your work of art. You'll be able to hang it next to your piece!
- We'll provide free Museum admission for you and your family on both October 1 and October 23.
- Pick-up will be held on October 23 from 12 noon to 4 p.m.
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.