Learning to Look Summer Teacher Institute National Portrait Gallery 8th and F Streets NW Washington, DC 20001

Integrate portraiture into your classroom to connect your students with history, biography, visual art and more.

June 24–28 | July 8–12, 2019

Choose from two week-long sessions, during which participants will:
  • Gain expertise from museum educators and curators through gallery talks, discussions and hands-on activities
  • Learn to use portraiture in your classroom by identifying and analyzing the key components of a portrait
  • Relate the visual elements of portraits to their historical context and significance
  • Make interdisciplinary connections across portraiture, social studies and English language arts
  • Develop and share lesson ideas with colleagues
K-12 teachers may apply as individuals or as part of a team. Priority will be given to those who teach social studies, English language arts and visual arts. To learn more, click here.
To ensure participation, a nonrefundable program fee of $100 per person is due upon acceptance. Participants are responsible for travel and lodging costs.

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