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Untitled (We will no longer be seen and not heard)
Untitled (We will no longer be seen and not heard), 1985
Barbara Kruger, American
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VAST (Visual Arts as Sources for Teaching)

July 8–12, 2019
9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Pre-K–12 teachers, immerse yourselves in the Museum’s collections and explore art as a classroom resource during this weeklong seminar. Reinvigorate your creative spirit, connect with colleagues, and refresh your classroom teaching with new ideas.

In this seminar, enjoy:

  • Creative warm-up activities
  • Presentations by Museum staff and guest scholars
  • Gallery sessions with Museum educators
  • Hands-on workshops
  • Field trips

Professional Development & Academic Credits

Register for this seminar and earn 30 Act 48 or NJ professional development hours or 2 graduate credits (for additional tuition paid to the University of the Arts). Cost: $260 ($210 for Museum members)

New Theme Each Year

Each year, we tackle a new theme. Here are a few topics that we’ve explored in recent years:

  • Art as the Spark for Socially Engaged Teaching and Learning
  • Driving Creativity: Developing Original Ideas
  • Unlocking Creativity
  • Art at the Center of Inter-Disciplinary Teaching
  • Looking Closely, Thinking Critically

Check back soon to learn the theme for next year’s seminar.

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VAST is a Dolfinger-McMahon and Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Teacher Education Program.

For more information, please contact The Division of Education by phone at 215-684-7580, by fax at 215-236-4063, or by e-mail at .

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