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Upcoming Workshops

Election Day Workshop
Who We Are, Where We’re From
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
$35/teacher; $30 for museum and CAEA members (includes lunch)

From small towns in Colonial American to today’s big cities, where we come from informs who we are. In this full-day workshop, find out the ways the visual arts can help you teach the connections between place and identity in your classroom. The workshop includes a morning and afternoon session. Certificates of Professional Development Completion provided, five hours on task.

Click here to purchase tickets.

Appointment-based Workshops

Are you a K–12 educator or administrator looking to integrate the arts into your teaching? We are happy to design a professional development session that supports your specific curricular needs. Workshops model a range of object-based teaching methods tailored to your subject area, grade level, and specified learning goals. Certificates of Connecticut Professional Development Completion available.

A maximum of 20 teachers can be accommodated per workshop session. Larger groups must book under multiple sessions.

Call (860) 838-4170 or email to schedule a professional development session. Sessions must be booked a minimum of four weeks in advance.

Appointment-based Workshop Fees:
Up to 5 contact hours: $35/teacher
Up to 3.5 contact hours: $25/teacher

Evening for Educators

Evening for Educators is the museum’s biannual teacher appreciation event where teachers can network with colleagues in an informal and fun environment. See new exhibitions and discover curriculum connections with gallery talks, teacher resources, and art-making. Round out the evening with light refreshments and a cash bar. Registration is required.

Note: this program is rescheduled for October 10
Back to School Evening for Educators

Bring a Colleague!
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

In this special Back to School Evening for Educators, bring a fellow teacher who has not attended a school or teacher program in the last year and you will both receive a free school group visit this year!

Registration is required; click here to sign up.

Spring Evening for Educators
Act out Art!
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Preview the new joint tour program with Hartford Stage, which includes a theater workshop and a curatorial presentation of the museum’s upcoming exhibition Gorey’s Worlds.

Registration is required; online registration will be available soon.