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$225 for a 2-hour virtual workshop, teachers source their own supplies
$275 for a 2-hour virtual workshop with art supplies provided
Art of Native North America
MAM’s acclaimed collection of Native American art spans time and space, ranging from prehistoric clay pots to contemporary art, from the Pacific Northwest to the Great Plains and the Southwest. This workshop provides K-12 curriculum connections and explores such themes as tradition vs. innovation, functional objects vs. “fine art,” and storytelling through art.
Celebrating Many Voices
In this workshop, we will discuss how to bring anti-racism into the art classroom through observation and dialogue about artwork that touches on issues of race and social justice. Teachers will be introduced to established and emerging artists in the collection who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.
This workshop will help teachers infuse lessons on sustainability and climate change in the art classroom. Learn techniques on making animal art using recycled materials inspired by the artist Federico Uribe.
Exploration in Printmaking
Educators will be exposed to a variety of printmaking techniques that may include monotype, linoleum, woodcut, collagraph, and/or screen printing in this workshop, with tips for best practices in the K-12 classroom.
Hand-Built Ceramics: Building Your Repertoire
Artist-led ceramics workshop are offered to develop a range of functional and decorative ceramic projects that teachers can adapt for the classrooms.
This workshop allows educators to explore a variety of methods for creating handmade artist books as a three-dimensional artwork.
Life Drawing, Virtually
Hands-on life drawing workshops with a model are facilitated by a seasoned art educator who will teach techniques and share best practices for drawing the figure in a range of poses.
Writing from Art
Teachers are invited to experiment with different discussion techniques that can set the stage for student engagement with works of art and spark their own creative responses through poetry, personal narratives, and writing prompts.
Zentangle: Meditative Drawing
Educators create intricate, decorative drawings and learn how to transform their classroom into a calm, meditative environment to help today’s stressed students unwind.
The Museum is a registered provider of NJ State Professional Development Credits, and teacher programs are designed to support curricular goals. The Vance Wall Art Education Center presents a wide variety of programs bringing artists, performers, and scholars to the Museum. For more lectures and artists talks offering professional development credits, please see montclairartmuseum.org/events. Professional development credits are offered for all teacher workshops, adult studio classes, and workshops in the Yard School of Art.