Educator workshops are a great way to learn more about select Frist Center exhibitions. Whether you are preparing for a field trip or just attending for personal interest, these programs provide relevant connections and applications for most any classroom or learning opportunity. During the workshop, educators will examine original works of art, participate in gallery discussions and studio activities, and develop teaching materials. Frist Center educator workshops are open to educators of all subjects, pre-K-12.

Space is limited to 20 participants; please register early by completing the TEACHER WORKSHOP REGISTRATION FORM (requires Adobe® Acrobat). Complete and return the form with payment at least three weeks in advance of the workshop date.

For more information, please contact Jessica Orvis at 615.744.3355 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
 

2014-15 Educator Workshops

Thursday, October 16 (SOLD OUT) or Saturday, November 8, 2014
Educator Workshop: Kandinsky: A Retrospective

9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Frist Center’s Ingram Gallery and Studios
$25 for Frist Center members; $30 for non-members. Cost includes all materials, teacher resources, color reproductions, gallery admission, parking validation, continental breakfast, and lunch.
Advanced registration is required. Download the teacher workshop registration form. Completed forms and payment are due on or before Monday, October 13. 

This workshop engages participants in an exploration of Wassily Kandinsky’s work. Educators will learn about Kandinsky’s influences and the evolution of his work during a docent-guided tour of Kandinsky: A Retrospective and hands-on activities that are adaptable for pre-K–12 classrooms. Kandinsky: A Retrospective is on view in the Ingram Gallery from September 26, 2014, through January 4, 2015.


Friday, February 13 and Saturday, February 14, 2015
Educator Workshop: Upper Level Studio Art

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Frist Center and Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art
$45 Frist Center or Cheekwood members/$55 non-members. Cost includes all materials, gallery admission, parking validation, continental breakfast, and lunch.

Advanced registration is required. Download the teacher workshop registration form. Completed forms and payment are due on or before Monday, February 9. 

In collaboration with Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, middle and high school art teachers are invited to participate in a two-day workshop that focuses on engaging students in meaningful art-making experiences. During the workshop, educators will participate in an idea forum sharing lessons and methods, tour and discuss successful works in Cheekwood’s Scholastic Art Exhibition and the Frist Center’s Young Tennessee Artists: 2014 Statewide Upper-Level Studio Art, and participate in art-making activities.

Day one workshop activities take place at Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art; day two workshop activities are at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts.


Thursday, March 12 or Saturday, March 14, 2015
Educator Workshop: Telling Tales: Stories and Legends in 19th-Century American Art

9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Frist Center’s Upper-Level Galleries and Studios
$25 for Frist Center members; $30 for non-members. Cost includes all materials, teacher resources, color reproductions, gallery admission, parking validation, continental breakfast, and lunch.

Advanced registration is required. Download the teacher workshop registration form. Completed forms and payment are due on or before Monday, March 9.

Participants will explore works in Telling Tales during a docent guided tour,  do hands-on activities that explore the incorporation of narrative content in works of nineteenth-century American art, and explore literary connections to various works in the exhibition. Telling Tales: Stories and Legends in 19th-Century American Art is on view in the Upper-Level Galleries from February 27 through June 7, 2015.


For more information about Educator Workshops, call 615.744.3355 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Frist Center educator workshops are open to educators of all subjects, pre-K–12.

 

TEACHER AND SCHOOL PROGRAM SPONSORS

  • Presenting Sponsor: Gaylord Entertainment Foundation
  • Supporting Sponsor: Southwest Airlines
  • The Teacher and School Programs are generously funded by the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission, the Tennessee Arts Commission, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

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