Synopsis: The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University is pleased to announce the schedule of Teacher Workshops for spring, which includes “Math in Art” (March 28) and “Writing and the Visual Arts” (April 4).
Start Time: Friday, March 28, 2014 9:30 AM
End Time: Friday, March 28, 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: Education Department
Contact Email: press@zimmerli.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7237
Special Criteria: Advance Registration Required
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, March 28, “Math in Art” explores New Jersey’s Core Curriculum Standards of Geometry, Measurement, and Data through works of art from the Zimmerli’s collection of American Art. How do artists configure lines and shapes to represent space and solids? How do painted landscapes relate to maps and topography? This workshop includes hands-on activities that integrate math and science with art and New Jersey history. Teacher Workshops are supported in part by the J. Seward Johnson, Sr. 1963 Charitable Trust.
Target Audience: Current Students,  Researchers,  Visitors,  Commuters,  Donors & Supporters,  Graduate Students,  Prospective Students,  Faculty,  Staff,  Alumni,  General Public,  Parents & Families