Opportunities for Educators
The following opportunities are offered at this time only to our partnering schools—Antioch High School, Big Picture High School, Hillwood High School, Hume-Fogg High School, and Nashville School of the Arts—and are based on staff availability.
Guest speakers can be requested for a school visit to talk about career-based topics such as informal learning or nontraditional classroom teaching, graphic design, art education, art history & museum curation, or marketing & media relations.
Click here to download the Guest Speaker Request Form.
CAREER EXPLORATION FIELD TRIPS
(Currently available only for Nashville School of the Arts and Hillwood High School)
Field trips can be requested for up to 20 students, with one chaperone per 10 students. This experience includes an introduction to the Frist Center and the opportunity to hear from key staff about museum career paths.
Click here to download the Career Exploration Field Trip Request Form.
TEACHER TEAM EXTERNSHIPS
Teacher Team Externships are available for June and July and applications must be submitted by March 1. This two- or three-day experience can be geared toward introducing teachers to the many careers within a museum, nontraditional teaching, nonprofit business practices, or arts integration.
Click here to download the Teacher Team Externship Request Form.
INDIVIDUAL TEACHER EXTERNSHIPS
Teachers who have completed a Team Externship and have a standing relationship with the Frist Center may request an individual three-day externship in museum education. Requests for externships with other museum professionals will be considered.
Click here to download the Individual Teacher Externship Request Form.
SITE TOURS FOR EDUCATORS
Site tours are available for academy teams to better understand the inner workings of the Frist Center for the Visual Arts.
Click here to download the Educator Site Tour Request Form.
JOB SHADOWING FOR EDUCATORS
Teachers are invited to shadow a museum educator for a half-day to experience nontraditional teaching in a museum or community setting. Requests to shadow other museum professionals will be considered.
All opportunities are based on staff availability and are considered first come, first served, and should be scheduled through the Educator for Experiential Learning.
Educator for Experiential Learning
Frist Center for the Visual Arts
Nashville, TN 37203