Synopsis: The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University is pleased to announce the schedule of Teacher Workshops, which includes “Not About Face: Portraits” (February 21), “Math in Art” (March 28), and “Writing and the Visual Arts” (April 4).
Start Time: Friday, February 21, 2014 9:30 AM
End Time: Friday, February 21, 2014 2:30 PM
Location: Voorhees Hall Incl Zimmerli Art Museum
Address: 71 Hamilton Street
Campus: College Avenue
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: $50
Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum
Category: Workshop, Course
Web Site: http://www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu/k-12-educators-schools/programs-pre-k-12-educators-and-students
Contact Name: Theresa Watson
Contact Email: press@zimmerli.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7237
Special Criteria: Register in Advance
Additional Information: Developed in conjunction with special exhibitions and the permanent collection, workshop content equips educators with the professional development opportunities needed to integrate art and aspects of the museum into their curriculum. Each participant receives six professional development credit hours for attending the program. Each workshop is $50 per participant; fee includes light breakfast, lunch, and supplies. All programs take place at the museum, located at 71 Hamilton Street on the College Avenue campus of Rutgers University, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Space is limited and early registration is recommended. To register or request more information, contact the Education Department at education@zimmerli.rutgers.edu. On Friday, February 21, “Not About Face: Portraits” spotlights the Zimmerli’s new major exhibition, “Striking Resemblance: The Changing Art of Portraiture.” In the morning, staff members Donna Gustafson, project director and the Andrew W. Mellon Liaison for Academic Programs and Curator, and Mike Norris, of the Education Department, lead a conversation through this special exhibition. Following lunch, Randy Williams—award-winning artist, professor, and educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art—reveals specific approaches and activities that engage students with portraiture. All participants receive a copy of the exhibition catalogue.
Target Audience: Current Students,  Researchers,  Visitors,  Commuters,  Donors & Supporters,  Graduate Students,  Faculty,  Staff,  Alumni,  General Public,  Parents & Families