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The Philadelphia Museum of Art is your Museum. We welcome you to experience this season’s exciting exhibitions, events, and activities. Connect with art in surprising, lively, new, and memorable ways.


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February 22, 2014

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Teacher Workshops
 
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
South Terrace Conference Room A
2 NJ or PA hours

Experiment with fun and original teaching ideas in the galleries and see how they might translate to your classroom. There will be something new at each session to test and adapt.
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Saturday, April 14Grid ViewRows View

Teacher Workshops
 
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Student Lunchroom
​4 PA or NJ hours
$32 ($25 members)

Slow down, you look too fast. Join us for Slow Art Day, a global event that encourages everyone to take time to look closely and make their own discoveries about art. In this teacher forum:

  • Participate in open-ended gallery looking activities with Museum educators
  • Discuss art and ideas with colleagues over lunch provided by the Museum
  • Learn more about visual intelligence through a lecture by Amy E. Herman, founder of The Art of Perception, Inc., an organization that trains everyone from the FBI to New York City doormen.
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9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
South Terrace Conference Rooms
5 PA or NJ hours
$40 ($32 member)

​​Explore and experiment with everyday materials to create an original artwork inspired by our collection. This hands-on workshop emphasizes ways that art-making can teach creative problem solving and encourage students to seek alternative solutions.

​Studio art jewelers Lisa and Scott Cylinder will lead this workshop. Inspired by myriad influences such as modern art, scientific phenomena, and film, they collaboratively transform materials, including found objects, into wearable works of art.​
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10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
South Terrace Conference Rooms A & B
5 PA or NJ hours

​What does it mean to be modern? What does it mean to be American? In this teacher preview of the exhibition Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950, delve into the work of artists grappling with these questions and reflect on their diverse perspectives.

Join us to:

  • Learn about American modern art with Jessica T. Smith, the Susan Gray Detweiler Curator of American Art and organizer of the exhibition
  • Explore the exhibition with museum educators
  • Discover stories from the childhoods of American artists Jacob Lawrence, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Jackson Pollock with author David Stabler and illustrator Doogie Horner (Kid Artists: True Tales of Childhood from Creative Legends).​
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Wednesday, May 2Grid ViewRows View

Teacher Workshops
 
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
South Terrace Conference Room A
2 NJ or PA hours

Experiment with fun and original teaching ideas in the galleries and see how they might translate to your classroom. There will be something new at each session to test and adapt.
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Saturday, May 5Grid ViewRows View

 
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
South Terrace Conference Rooms A & B
3 PA or NJ hours
$40 ($32 member)

Treat yourself to a few hours viewing and creating art. New York-based artist Gwyneth Leech will discuss her urban landscapes and show you how to upcycle paper cups into finished artworks. Afterward, explore works by Dox Thrash and others in the new exhibition Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950.
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